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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Origins Of The Irish Constitution

The Origins Of The Irish Constitution (OIC) is a project of the Royal Irish Academy in association with the Office of the Attorney General and the National Archives of Ireland. The constitution of 1937 represents the culmination of the ‘constitutional revolution’ begun by Eamon de Valera in the 1930s. The Origins of the Irish Constitution project publishes a comprehensive selection of key documents relating to the development and drafting of the constitution. The documents are collected from a variety of archival holdings, covering the period 1929 to 1941.

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