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'Global food and nutrition security: the role of innovation'

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Watch Professor Wayne Powell's (SRUC) Academy discourse where he discussed Global Food and nutrition security in April 2019.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Member Profile: Andrew Fowler

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Andrew Fowler, leading international figure in glaciology was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on providing meteorological information to the Allies in WW2

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, our June exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at how the Irish government provided meteorological information to Britain and the Allies in the...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

‘The imperative of climate action to protect human health in Europe’

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

A workshop to mark the launch of EASAC's report looking at climate action in Europe to protect human health and to highlight it's relevance in the Irish context.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Member Profile: Alison Forrestal

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Alison Forrestal, an authority on pre-revolutionary France and religion was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Member Profile: Diarmaid Ferriter

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Diarmaid Ferriter, historian was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki

Monday, 10 June 2019

Read the DIB entry for Paul Strzelecki, the Polish humanitarian whose efforts saved up to 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Member Profile: William Crawley

Monday, 10 June 2019

William Crawley, award winning journalist and broadcaster was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

The feast of St Colum Cille (Columba)

Sunday, 9 June 2019

To mark the feast day of Colum Cille (Columba) on 9 June, the DIB is publishing its entry by Aidan Breen on the Irish saint who founded the influential monastery at Iona.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Member Profile: Christine Casey

Friday, 7 June 2019

Christine Casey, Architectural Historian was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

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