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GG committee responds to consultation on climate change curriculum

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

The RIA's Geography and Geosciences Committee has participated in a consultation on the new leaving cert subject on climate action and sustainable development

Geography and Geosciences Committee

Open Call for Membership of Editorial Board Irish Journal of Earth Sciences

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is issuing an Open Call seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals who are willing to serve on the Editorial Board of its journal Irish Journal of Earth Sciences. Known...

Publications

The Darley Collection deposited at The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)

Thursday, 27 October 2022

The Darley Collection of eighteenth-century chimneypiece drawings are now under the long-term stewardship of the DRI.

Library, Digital Repository of Ireland

23 October 1922: The burning of Tullamaine Castle

Sunday, 23 October 2022

Read Gemma Clarke's essay on 'Everyday Violence in the Irish Civil War' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

‘The future of Ireland is not a headcount’ - Why radical inclusion is important

Friday, 21 October 2022

Simon Coveney recently identified the disconnect between political discussions of potential Irish reunification and a widespread everyday uncertainty and disengagement. A new diversity needs new engagement.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Sisters II lecture series

Tuesday, 18 October 2022

Sisters II continues the celebration of sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of another four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. If you missed any of the lectures you can listen to them...

Library

New DRI Collection - Fingal and the Fight for Irish Freedom

Monday, 17 October 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that Fingal County Libraries has published its collection ‘Fingal and the Fight for Irish Freedom’. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI Welcomes New Member

Thursday, 13 October 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that Wicklow County Archives and Genealogy Service has joined DRI as our forty-second member. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI Sponsors Best Poster Prize at iPres 2022

Thursday, 13 October 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) was proud to sponsor the Best Poster Prize at iPres 2022 in Glasgow.

Digital Repository of Ireland

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