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Hamilton Did It, Luas Campaign

Friday, 4 October 2019

The Royal Irish Academy has collaborated with students from TU Dublin and TII/Luas on a Hamilton promotional campaign.

Public Engagement, Hamilton Day

Opportunities and challenges for research and innovation in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Thursday, 3 October 2019

On the 6th of September, the Royal Society and the Royal Irish Academy co-hosted a roundtable focusing on the opportunities and challenges for research and innovation across the island of Ireland. The meeting note...

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland: Ireland and Japan, 1968

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Our October exhibtion co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Irish-Japanese relations and Taoiseach Jack Lynch's visit to Japan in 1968.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

‘Truth, Trust and Expertise’ briefing

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

The Academy recently held a Breakfast Briefing to discuss ALLEA's latest work in this area.

Policy and International Relations

The DIB and DFAT100: Josephine McNeill and Mary Tinney

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

To mark the publication of Ireland: A voice among the nations and the current series of lunchtime lectures on Irish diplomacy, we're publishing the DIB biographies of Josephine McNeill (pictured above) and Mary Tinney,...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

The DIB and DFAT100: William Warnock

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

To mark the publication of Ireland: A voice among the nations, read about William Warnock below, Ireland's first ambassador to India.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

DRI is the Irish partner in Europeana’s Common Culture Project

Monday, 23 September 2019

Building on DRI's mission to preserve and provide sustained access to Ireland’s digital heritage.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Applications invited for the DRI Community Archive Scheme

Monday, 23 September 2019

The scheme aims to make long-term preservation of digital materials possible for low or no-income organisations

Digital Repository of Ireland

The mythical Island of Hy Brasil and the Book of O’Lees

Thursday, 19 September 2019

This month's Library blog post takes you on a journey to an enchanted island ...

Library, Library Blog

The DIB and DFAT100: Harry Boland

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

To mark the publication of Ireland: A voice among the nations, and John Gibney's lunchtime lecture on ‘Sinn Féin ‘diplomats’ and the Irish revolution, 1919-23’, we publish the DIB entry on Harry Boland, by the late...

Dictionary of Irish Biography


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