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Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
Welcome to the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland is instituted to preserve, examine and illustrate all ancient monuments and memorials of the arts, manners and customs of the past, as connected with the antiquities language, literature and history of Ireland’. It was established in 1849 and received its Royal Charter in 1912
The Society’s 1,000- strong membership is inclusive and ranges from individuals with an amateur interest in local history and archaeology to distinguished international archaeologists and cultural heritage professionals.
The Office of the RSAI will be closed on Wednesday 12th February, due to unforeseen circumstances.
Winter Outings As part of the annual programme of events the Society runs a number of half-day outings. To book a place on an outing please contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01-6761749. The outings for 2014 are as follows: Saturday 25 January: Tour of Pearse Museum, grounds and follies and an opportunity to visit … Continue Reading →
The RSAI runs an annual programme of Monday talks. Talks are held in the Helen Roe theatre at 7.30pm on the given date. Both Members and guests are very welcome. 3 February 2014 Merchants, builders and princely mansions: Dublin’s nineteenth-century expansion Dr Susan Galavan, Trinity College Dublin 10 March 2014 Landscape and Kingship in early … Continue Reading →
26 April, Spring Excursion Spring Excursion to Athlone Castle and the monastic site at Clonmacnoise We are now taking bookings for our Spring Excursion to Athlone Castle and Clonmacnoise. The coach will depart from Society House at 9.30 am on Saturday 26 April and go directly to Athlone where we will have an opportunity to … Continue Reading →