Royal Irish Academy

Note:   IReL is currently negotiating renewal of this agreement from January 2024.  For more information see our update on 2024 TA renewals

Introduction: this agreements gives current staff and students at participating institutions:

  1. Access to current content from RIA’s six journals.
  2. The ability to make their articles accepted for publication in RIA’s journals open access without author-facing article processing charges (APCs). Further details below. 

Agreement period: 1 Jan 2021 — 31 Dec 2023

Participating Members:  

  • Dublin City University  
  • Maynooth University  
  • Technological University Dublin 
  • Trinity College Dublin 
  • University College Cork  
  • University College Dublin 
  • University of Galway
  • University of Limerick

OA quota per year: unlimited

Journals eligible for OA publishing:

Eligible authors:

  • The corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication. The corresponding author must ensure their correct affiliation details are known to the publisher at this time. If your manuscript is accepted for publication from 1 January 2021, RIA will invite you to apply a Creative Commons license to make it open access.
  • Requests to publish OA under the agreement are subject to approval by participating members.

Eligible article types: all article types. 

OA publishing license: CC-BY by default, other Creative Commons options offered

Further information: