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Is perception a state of mind?

Friday, 6 November 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore the meaning of the word Dúlra, a word dear to poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

DRI Community Archive Scheme 2021 Winners

Friday, 6 November 2020

Three community-based archive initiatives have been chosen as the winners of this year’s Community Archive Scheme: The Elephant Collective, Dublin Ghost Signs, and Dublin-based Community Films by Joe Lee.

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI Blog: Archival Activism: Community-Centred Approaches to Archives

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Dr Sharon Webb, chair of the recent collaborative event on 'Archival Activism' run by DRI in collaboration with NAI, reflects on community archives, digital preservation, and archival activism.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Recording available for Publishing GLAM Data as FAIR Data

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Webinar exploring the benefits of publishing Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) data as Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) data. 

Digital Repository of Ireland

Recording of 'Archival Activism: Community-Centred Approaches to Archives’ available

Thursday, 5 November 2020

Learn about the memory work of community archivists who are building freely accessible online collections documenting the stories of their communities and making decisions about how these stories should be collected,...

Digital Repository of Ireland

Did you miss our event on Shaw and Legacy?

Thursday, 5 November 2020

If so, here you can access the recording and watch it again.

Publications, Judging Shaw

R.J. Hunter Research Bursary Scheme open to applications

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is once again pleased to welcome applications for amounts up to maximum of €2,500 for research on aspects of Ulster History during the period 1500-1800.

Grants and Awards

TCD webinar: 'Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Vol. XII: 1961-65: An assessment'

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

The Trinity Long Room Hub recently hosted a webinar on the latest DIFP volume; listen back to the full recording.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

From a degree in Computer Science to the Oscars red carpet

Monday, 2 November 2020

For our first profile, highlighting the interesting jobs a computer science degree can bring you we sat down with Darren Britton, a TU Dublin graduate working for Shutterstock, to find out more about how he went from...

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

Kathleen James-Chakraborty, MRIA: Architectural Historian

Friday, 30 October 2020

Professor James-Chakraborty’s scholarship addresses the connections between buildings and the societies that erect them.

Membership, Members Research Series


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