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St Patrick's Day, Washington DC, 1965

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

While working through the archives for what became DIFP Volume XII we came across the photograph pictured above.

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Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume IX (1948–1951) now free to access online

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume IX, 1948–1951, originally published in 2014, is now available online in open-access format.

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Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII (1961-1965) in the news

Thursday, 10 December 2020

The twelfth volume in the DIFP series is out now, and some of the coverage it has gotten gives a flavour of the contents

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Just published: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII, 1961-1965

Thursday, 26 November 2020

The twelfth volume in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, covering the years 1961 to 1965, is available now.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

TCD webinar: 'Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Vol. XII: 1961-65: An assessment'

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

The Trinity Long Room Hub recently hosted a webinar on the latest DIFP volume; listen back to the full recording.

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DIFP second-level teaching resource on Ireland and World War Two

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

This teaching resource for second-level history, based on the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) series, uses original documents to explore Ireland's experience of the Second World War; the 'Emergency'.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Educational Resources

‘Bad girls’: Irish officialdom and female emigration to Britain after World War Two

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

The diplomatic documents published by DIFP often reveal a lot about Ireland's social and cultural history; in this case, some official attitudes towards Irish women emigrating to Britain after the Second World War.

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Educational resources for primary, second and third level students

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

The Royal Irish Academy has developed teaching material that is of use in the classroom. Designed to be both stimulating to students and integral to the relevant school curriculum, the goal is to motivate and inspire...

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Educational Resources

‘The Coastwatchers – guarding Ireland’s Second World War frontline’

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Explore the history of Second World War Irish foreign policy on your doorstep. Dr Michael Kennedy, Executive Editor of the RIA’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series explores online resources for a chapter of...

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'Mobilise the poets': the origins of Irish cultural diplomacy

Monday, 10 August 2020

After the Second World War Irish diplomats began to consider new ways of representing Ireland overseas; a conscious commitment to 'cultural diplomacy' was the outcome.

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