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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Margaret O'Callaghan

Margaret O'Callaghan is a Senior Lecturer in Politics in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen’s University Belfast. She has co-edited 1916 in 1966: Commemorating the Easter Rising (2007).

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