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New Publication: Fuidheall Áir: Bardic poems on the Meic Dhiarmada of Magh Luirg c. 1377 – c. 1637

Edited by Mícheál Hoyne. Available to buy now. The Mac Dermot lords of Moylurg in the north of present-day Co. Roscommon were one of the most powerful families in Connacht in the later Middle Ages. Today, all that… Read More

Peter Gallagher appointed Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics at DIAS

PRESS RELEASE Prof. Peter Gallagher has been appointed a Senior Professor and Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). Prior to taking up the role, Prof. Gallagher was Professor in Astrophysics at… Read More

DIAS welcomes ESO membership as “hugely significant for future generations of Irish scientists”

European Southern Observatory.

– DIAS Professor Tom Ray appointed by Government to represent Ireland on the ESO Council – Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has hailed Ireland’s joining of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) as “hugely significant for future generations… Read More

M8.2 Fiji Region, 19th August 2018

An earthquake with magnitude 8.2 occurred in Fiji on the 19th August 2018 at 00:20 UTC. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

M6.9 Lombok Region, Indonesia, 5th August 2018

An earthquake with magnitude 6.9 occurred in the Lombok Region of Indonesia on the 5th August 2018 at 11:46 UTC. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

2018-02-25, M7.5 Papua New Giunea

On 25th February, 2018, an earthquake measuring magnitude 7.5 occurred at 4a.m local time, in a rural, jungle area of the Southern Highlands in New Guinea, Papaua New Guinea. It wasn’t immediately clear if there was damage. No… Read More

Astronomy and Astrophysics Seminar Schedule 2018

March Wed. 7th, 12:00:   Prof. Daniel J. Kennefick (University of Arkansas) Tue. 27th, 14:30:  Prof. Peter Coles (Maynooth University) April Wed. 11th, 15:00:  Dr. Hendrik Hildebrandt (Argelander-Institut für Astronomie, Bonn) Wed. 24th, 15:00:  Prof. M. Takami (Academia… Read More