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Photo Gallery: An Taoiseach Micheál Martin visits DIAS 12 July 2022

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin visited DIAS on 12 July to launch Dr Michelle O’Riordan’s book “POETICS AND POLEMICS: reading seventeenth-century Irish political verse“. The launch took place during the DIAS School of Celtic Studies annual summer school in… Read More

Tionól 2022: CALL FOR PAPERS

This year’s Tionól will take place at the School of Celtic Studies,10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, on 18 and 19 November. Papers will relate to any aspect of Celtic Studies, and willbe 30 minutes in duration. We would… Read More

Bee Day Competition

May 20th is World Bee Day, so to mark the occasion we are giving away two copies of Bechbretha: an Old Irish law-tract on bee-keeping. “Bechbretha, ‘bee-judgements’, provides a detailed account of early Irish law relating to bee-keeping,… Read More

Irish Platonisms Conference

28/29/30th April 2022 The purpose of this conference is to survey the various forms that Platonism has taken in Ireland’s history (from the seventh century to the present) in a broad sense which includes the development of Platonic… Read More

Summer School 2022

The summer school at the School of Celtic Studies took place from 11 to 22 July 2022. Many thanks to all who attended! Schedule Morning 09.30–11.00 1A. Introduction to Early Modern Irish Prose: Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn (DIAS)1B…. Read More

New publication: West Perthshire Gaelic

West Perthshire Gaelic: phonology, morphology, texts, and lexicon by Máirtín Ó MurchúHardback, vii + 366 pages Available now for an introductory price of €25. If you’d like the pair, East Perthshire Gaelic (1989) is also reduced! https://shop.dias.ie/product/west-perthshire-gaelic-phonology-morphology-texts-and-lexicon/ From… Read More

Colum Cille book discounts

For the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Colum Cille, we’ve two books discounted you might be interested in:

Marking 1500 anniversary of St. Colum Cille’s birth the first ever digitized version of the Cathach launched


(07.12.2021) DIAS has launched the digitized version of the Cathach of St. Colum Cille to mark the 1500 anniversary of the birth of St Colum Cille, also known as St Columba (AD 521–597). He was a figure greatly… Read More

Tionól 2021

Including the Statutory Public Lecture, to be delivered this year by Prof. Ruairí Ó hUiginn.26–27 NovemberHampton Hotel, Morehampton Road, Dublin 4 ALL ARRANGEMENTS SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES Registration Due to capacity restrictions, registration is required. Tickets are free…. Read More

Dublin Book Festival competition

The 2021 Dublin Book Festival takes place from 12–15 November this year. To celebrate we’re offering you the chance to win a €100 DIAS Bookshop voucher. Just enter your name and email address below, and we’ll draw a… Read More