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Our May exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at the history of Iveagh House, the home of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
In April 1949 Ireland became a republic and left the Commonwealth. What did the Commonwealth think about it?
'Republic to Republic': A new Google exhibition by DIFP and UCD Archives on Ireland's international sovereignty from 1919 to 1949Thursday, 18 April 2019
To mark the seventieth anniversary of Ireland becoming a republic, DIFP and UCD Archives have co-curated a new online exhibition on Irish sovereignty from 1919 to 1949.
At midnight on 17 April 1949 Ireland officially became a republic, and it is often forgotten that enormous crowds came out to celebrate the occasion.
New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on Ireland's application to join the League of Nations, 1923Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Our April exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Ireland's admission to the post-WW1 League of Nations.
DIFP XI featured on a special edition of on RTÉ Radio One's Bowman on Sunday 24 March. Buy the book for just €25 until 1 April 2019.
Our March exhibition co-curated with the NAI looks at St Patrick's Day, 1962, in what was then Ireland's only embassy in Africa
The second of the monthly exhibitions we are co-curating with the National Archives of Ireland deals with the lengthy career of the founding father of the Irish diplomatic service.
A round-up of a few things we have produced of relevance to the centenary of the first Dáil Éireann.
In 1919 the first Dáil sent a delegation to Paris to lobby the post-WW1 peace conference to recognize Irish independence, and in later life one of its members set down his recollections.