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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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography – Mick Lally

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

One of the 41 new lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online in June 2016.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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. 

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Patent-Related Aspects of CRISPR-Cas Technology

Thursday, 28 July 2016

ALLEA releases Statement on "Patent-Related Aspects of CRISPR-Cas Technology"

Policy and International Relations

Tony Ryan: wizard of the skies

Friday, 15 July 2016

Ryan made and lost a fortune leasing aircraft before recovering it all by kick-starting low fares air travel.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Call for Experts “Soils at Risk”

Friday, 15 July 2016

EASAC are seeking nominations for the for new project “Soils at Risk”.

Policy and International Relations

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.  

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online

Thursday, 14 July 2016

The June 2016 supplement has been added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) online. Consisting of 41 lives, most of whom died in the years 2009 and 2010. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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