The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Transforming the Future of Ageing Webinar

Monday, 12 October 2020

If you missed our webinar Transforming the Future of Ageing you can watch it now.

Policy and International Relations

Scoláireachtaí Foilsitheoireachta Léann na Gaeilge 2021

Monday, 12 October 2020

Tá Fochoiste na bhFoilseachán, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach ag glacadh le hiarratais anois do Scoláireachtaí Foilsitheoireachta Léann na Gaeilge 2021.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach

The importance of the mighty bull

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Why does the Irish word 'tarbh' indicate strength in compound words? Find out in today's episode of Spreading the Words, a new podcast by the authors of 'A history of Ireland in 100 words'.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

DRI Welcomes Daniel Bangert as National Open Research Coordinator

Thursday, 8 October 2020

DRI is pleased to announce that Dr Daniel Bangert has joined the DRI team in the role of National Open Research Coordinator.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Learning from pandemics: a century of experience

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Watch Conversation 5 in the RIA Online Conversation Series: Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis exploring historical lessons from major episodes of infectious disease during the past century. What...

Policy and International Relations, Covid-19 Research Response

DRI Blog: Amplifying Change: The Making of a Digital Archive

Thursday, 8 October 2020

Get a 'behind the scenes' perspective on the making of a digital archive!

Digital Repository of Ireland

Alcohol in the DIB: Lady Catherine Morgan

Wednesday, 7 October 2020

A victim of her husband’s alcoholism, and unwilling to play the expected role of the patiently suffering wife, Lady Catherine Morgan became the focus of nineteenth-century Ireland’s most sensational divorce case. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Important notice in relation to Covid-19

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Updated Tuesday, 06 October: Following the Government's guidelines and the Plan for Living with Covid-19 we have closed Academy House. There will be no access to Academy buildings for staff, Members...

Library, Publications, Membership, Grants and Awards

Responses to COVID-19 - Call for Case studies

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Call for Case Studies on Responses to COVID-19 aimed at Improving and Sustaining Health Equity from the Sustainable Health Equity Movement with the World Health Organization

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Irish Historic Towns Atlas in third-level education: printed and pdfs

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

In the Royal Irish Academy's educational resources series, Ruth McManus (Dublin City University) discusses how the printed Irish Historic Towns Atlas and IHTA Online can be used in third-level...

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Educational Resources


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