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Social media and democracy: How do we balance rights and responsibilities?

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

If you missed our recent panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities that social media opens in our society you can listen to it now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

DIB entry of the day: Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair

Friday, 3 May 2019

Today's entry is Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (d. 1198), overking of Connacht and high-king of Ireland, written by Ailbhe Mac Shamhráin.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Ireland in the European Eye: pre-publication special offer

Friday, 3 May 2019

Ireland in the European Eye: pre-publication special offer to mark the 2019 Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend.

Publications

DIB entry of the day: Aífe

Thursday, 2 May 2019

To mark the 850th anniversary of the beginning of the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland we are publishing the biographies of key figures associated with this pivotal event in Irish history.Today's entry is that of his...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

DIB entry of the day: Richard de Clare ('Strongbow')

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

To mark the 850th anniversary of the beginning of the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland we are publishing the DIB biographies of some key figures associated with this pivotal event in Irish history, starting with Richard...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Vaccination isn't a personal choice, it's a public one

Friday, 26 April 2019

The risk posed by not vaccinating is far greater than any risk associated with receiving a vaccine says the Royal Irish Academy's Life and Medical Sciences committee who wants to help the public make more informed...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Boxing Ballymote

Thursday, 25 April 2019

This month's blog post is dedicated to the generous funders of conservation work on the Book of Ballymote. Thank you!

Library, Library Blog

DRI to co-host International Digital Data Curation conference 2020

Thursday, 25 April 2019

The 15th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be run by the Digital Curation Centre in partnership with the Digital Repository of Ireland.

Digital Repository of Ireland

DIB marks twenty-year anniversary of Mary Raftery’s ‘States of fear’

Thursday, 25 April 2019

To commemorate the twenty-year anniversary of the documentary States of fear, which exposed endemic sexual, physical and psychological abuse in Ireland's industrial schools system, the Dictionary publishes an abridged...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Sisters

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Listen back to our lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 

Library

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