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IHTA Website Survey

Monday, 27 June 2022

We are looking for feedback on the Irish Historic Towns Atlas Website.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Review of the Academy's publishing house

Thursday, 23 June 2022

We would love to hear from you. Please complete our survey by 6 July.


Launch of ‘The Megalithic Art of the Passage Tombs at Knowth, County Meath’

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

On the evening of the Summer Solstice, volume 7 of the Excavation at Knowth series was launched by the Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan T.D., at the Knowth Visitor Centre.

Publications, Educational Resources

22 June 1922: The Assassination of Sir Henry Wilson

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Read Fearghal McGarry's essay on the murder of Sir Henry Wilson on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

2022 IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme - Call for candidates

Friday, 17 June 2022

The InterAcademy Partnership is seeking candidates for the 12th IAP Young Physician Leaders Programme to be held on 13-18 October 2022 in conjunction with the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany, 16-18 October 2022.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

NORF 2022 Funding Call for Expressions of Interest

Friday, 17 June 2022

Ireland’s National Open Research Forum (NORF) has opened a call for Expressions of Interest for actions funded by the NORF 2022 Open Research Fund.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Launch of UK Young Academy

Tuesday, 14 June 2022

The UK Young Academy is a new interdisciplinary organisation of UK-based early-career researchers, innovators and professionals from across society who share a passion to improve our world.

Public Engagement

Explore Grangegorman before the institutions

Monday, 13 June 2022

Raymond Gillespie, MRIA is Professor of History at Maynooth University. His main research interest is social change in early modern Ireland. In this article, Professor Gillespie shares the the history of the unusual...

Grangegorman Histories

12 June 1922: George V Receives the Colours of Disbanded Irish Regiments

Sunday, 12 June 2022

Read Heather Jones's essay on ‘Monarchy, Empire and Sovereignty' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Archiving Reproductive Health is a finalist for a Digital Preservation 2022 award

Friday, 10 June 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to share that Archiving Reproductive Health has been announced as a Digital Preservation Awards 2022 finalist for the prestigious National Records of Scotland Award...

Digital Repository of Ireland


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