As a trusted national infrastructure for Ireland’s social and cultural heritage, we preserve, curate, and provide sustained access to a wealth of Ireland’s humanities and social sciences data. When you explore or search the repository, you are freely entering a world of rich content that reflects and shapes a broad portrait of Ireland. Through this single portal, you can view historical and contemporary content from across institutions, domains, and formats. From the same search window, you can browse artworks and hear fascinating life histories, read cherished old letters and listen to music and archived broadcasts, or dig through business records and ephemera. There are sound files, sharp and luscious photographs, videos, historical documents, high quality images, publications, and more.
Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)
Hosting Legal Entity
19 Dawson Street, The Digital Repository of Ireland - Royal Irish Academy, Dublin (Ireland)
Type Of RI
Operational since 2015
Mission and objectives
The Digital Repository of Ireland is a national digital repository for Ireland’s humanities, social sciences, and cultural heritage data. You can browse and search across multiple collections from some of the finest Irish institutions. These collections are safely preserved in the DRI.
Information Science and Technology
Social and Cultural Innovation
Digital Repository Access
Research Data Alliance