THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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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Desmond Gillmor

Desmond Gillmor is a Fellow Emeritus in Geography at Trinity College Dublin. His research interests are general economic geography, with specialisation in agriculture and other primary activities, resource use, rural geography and tourism. Professor Gillmor is co-editor of Rural Land Use on the Atlantic Periphery of Europe: Scotland and Ireland (1994).

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