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Ireland and India: Shared Connections

Thursday, 1 December 2016

On 1 December Kate gave a talk to the members of the Chester Beatty Library. 

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DIFP X (1951-7)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan TD

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DIFP X on the radio

Sunday, 20 November 2016

DIFP on Talking History

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DIFP Outreach work

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

On 26 October Kate also gave a DIFP outreach workshop to Dr Jennifer Redmond’s students at Maynooth University who are studying Ireland and post-war Britain.

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Commemoration the international impact of the 1916 Rising

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Kate was asked by the Scottish 1916 Rising Centenary Committee to be a keynote speaker at an event which looked at the impact that the 1916 Rising had on India.

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DIFP’s role in Casement Humanitarian Day

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

To mark the centenary of Roger Casement’s execution on 3 August 1916 and to analyse his multi-dimensional career, particularly his humanitarian work, a special day of commemoration was held at Casement Aerodrome.

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Credit where credit is due

Thursday, 28 July 2016

A production company contacted the DIFP office recently looking for assistance with a project. Their call was nothing out of the ordinary. 

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Commemorating Casement with the Irish Air Corps

Thursday, 14 July 2016

On 14 July Michael was guest speaker at the Air Corps Airmen’s and Airwomen’s 1916 Commemorative Dinner which was held at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnell, Dublin.  

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DIFP gets a credit in Jamie Dornan’s new film ‘The Siege of Jadotville’

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Michael Kennedy of DIFP assisted Director Richie Smith build up the characters of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld and Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O’Brien.

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Launch of 'Safety at Sea Through War and Upheaval' exhibition

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

‘Safety at Sea through War and Upheaval’ – A joint RIA/Irish Lights exhibition.

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