Who are we?

The members of the Irish Biblical Association are engaged professionally with and/or take a personal interest in the Jewish and Christian Scriptures. The Association arranges at least three meetings a year, two in Dublin and one in Belfast. The IBA also has an Annual Conference which includes talks by international scholars and our Annual General Meeting. The IBA is a non-denominational body.


Click on the events menu for our calendar of current and past conferences.


The IBA publishes an annual periodical (The Proceedings of the Irish Biblical Association or PIBA). The Publications Committee of the Association is actively engaged in the publication of early Irish commentaries and apocrypha.  

News: Belfast Meeting 2017

News*** Lecture by Amy Jill Levine
Of Pearls and Prodigals: Understanding Jesus’ Parables in their Jewish Context
Date and Time: November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm
Location: Renehan Hall (Main Cloister, South [Old] Campus), Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

To reserve a place: email specialevents@spcm.ie
or follow the following Eventbrite link : https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/2017-devlin-lecture-tickets-39693427109


Ad hoc
Ad hoc

Dr David Shepherd (ad hoc)
Dr Jeremy Corley
Dr Jonathan Burroughs
Dr Charlie Hadjiev
Dr Kieran O’Mahony

Our logo was designed and created by Prof Carmel McCarthy, MRIA