Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Read about the construction of the Ardnacrusha power plant in this week’s 100 Artworks in the Irish Times. This iconic building was integral to the electrification of rural Ireland and a symbol of the country’s modernisation.

42 New Lives added to the DIB

The December 2014 DIB batch has just gone live. Some of the highlights are the articles on Ronnie Drew, Bernadette Greevy, Tony Gregory, Hugh Leonard and Conor Cruise O'Brien. To learn more visit:

Focail Fholaithe ón bhFichiú hAois

Cliceáil anseo chun tionscadal nua FNG a fheiceáil, Focail Focail Fholaithe ón bhFichiú hAois – bailiúcháin neamhfhoilsithe den Ghaeilge Labhartha

Book Academy Discourse

“What is Europe's Future?” Professor Enrico Colombatto Professor of Economics, University of Turin, 26 February at 18:00 in Academy House.

Significant Aquisitions 2014

On the 3 December 2014 Liam Cosgrave donated the papers of his father, W.T. Cosgrave, to the RIA. Read about this and other acquisitions.

Art and Architecture of Ireland

Art and Architecture of Ireland is a five-volume scholarly work which spans the period from medieval times through to the end of the twentieth century.

The Academy for the Sciences and Humanities

The Academy champions Irish academic research. One of its principal roles is to identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. It supports excellent scholarship and promotes awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. Take a tour About the RIA

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