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Women in Politics

Attended a talk at this event. Hadn’t discovered this building before but was very impressed... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
County Dublin, Ireland
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A hidden treasure -- recommended! And it's free :-)

This is a wonderful institution, a chance to see inside a stunning and historic Dublin building... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2014
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22 Dec 2017
“Women in Politics”
1 Apr 2015
“RIA Dublin”
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19 Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 676 2570
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Attended a talk at this event. Hadn’t discovered this building before but was very impressed. Surrounded by historical decor. Old meets new. Very inspirational female political and business speakers. Quick networking afterwards. Definitely an enjoyable evening. Politics is a worthy cause with the right people...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Situated in two buildings on each side of Dawson Street, this museum is well worth a visit, not too far from the tourist track either, in fact right in the heart of it!!

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Reviewed 19 February 2014

This is a wonderful institution, a chance to see inside a stunning and historic Dublin building, and an amazing library. We got to see Thomas Moore's harp, and a glorious historic manuscript, and sat on the benches from Grattan's Parliament. It's a national treasure, and...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2012

This is a venerable institution in Irish intellectual life, being the academy for the sciences, humanities and social sciences. The lovely building is a splendid home for it. Academy membership numbers over 450, election based in recognition of academic achievements. Only a small number of...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I made a special appointment to see the Cathach. The staff was most accomodating, and what a thrill for me to see it. Unfortunately, since they weren't open on the weekend, we had to see it Monday morning, the day we were scheduled to leave...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2011

The exhibit for King Tuts tomb was spectacular, the price moderate, and the facility was perfect. They even allowed photos, with no flash.

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