To mark the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the world renowned Eastern Tomb at Knowth, we are publishing free online our six books on Excavations at Knowth via the Digital Repository of Ireland.
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.Read more about the RIA
Standing Committee for Archaeology
The Standing Committee for Archaeology was established in September 2014 and is a standing committee within the Academy’s Historical Studies committee.
The committee plays a key role in the assessment and administration of a number of our grant programmes. The programmes include the Archaeology C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme, the Excavation grants scheme, the Research grants scheme and the Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites scheme.