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DRI Community Archives Membership Scheme

Friday, 23 November 2018

Applications are invited for the first DRI Community Archives Membership Scheme.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Workshop on Early Career Researcher Support

Thursday, 22 November 2018

The Royal Irish Academy brings stakeholders together to discuss support for early career researchers.

Policy and International Relations

DIFP in the news

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The recent release of the latest in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series received a good deal of attention in the national media; read our round-up of coverage here.

DIFP Blog

Launched: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XI

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The latest instalment of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, covering 1957-1961, has just been published.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Launch of The Book of Ballymote!

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Codices Hibernenses Eximii II: Book of Ballymote is the second in a series of books dedicated to exploring some of the major manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy’s collection.

Library, Publications

Heritage Podcast: Placing Value on our Past - Managing Ireland’s Archaeology: Michael MacDonagh

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

In this podcast Michael MacDonagh talks of the opportunities and challenges of preserving Ireland’s past and managing our archaeological heritage.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

Heritage Podcast: Digital Cultural Heritage – Dr Natalie Harrower

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Dr Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland. In this podcast she talks about the challenges of preserving heritage that is ‘born digital’ and how best to...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

Commemorating the dead of the First World War overseas, 1924-1939

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Over the years DIFP has published some documents relating to Irish commemorations of the dead of the First World War in the 1920s and 1930s.

DIFP Blog

Heritage Podcast: Northern Ireland, Heritage And Memory Dealing With The Troubling Remnants Of Conflict In A Volatile State

Monday, 5 November 2018

In this podcast, Laura McAtackney aims to re-focus our attention away from the personal narratives of oral testimonies as well as the documents of government archives in terms of how we understand the Northern Ireland...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

Heritage Podcast: The Accidental Oral Historian

Monday, 5 November 2018

In this podcast, Katherine O'Donnell, director of an Irish Research Council project on recording the archival and oral history of the Irish Magdalenes, reveals how she came to undertake the project.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

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