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Writing the introduction to DIFP IX

Friday, 25 July 2014

With the body text of DIFP IX finalised our attention turned to writing the introduction to DIFP IX.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

An Introduction to Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Friday, 27 June 2014

This weekend marks the start of the Royal Irish Academy’s collaboration with the Irish Times entitled Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Summer 2014 outreach under way

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

In early June Kate and Michael finished the mammoth task of checking the text of DIFP IX by reading out loud the typescript of our new volume against the original documents. This is in-depth and rigorous work - we have...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP IX to cover overseas adoption of Irish children

Sunday, 25 May 2014

The typing of DIFP IX is almost complete, as it the checking of the text. As the month draws to a close we are working in the Spring of 1951 and have just 50 documents left to go. One of the emerging themes of the last...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP enters the 1950s

Friday, 25 April 2014

DIFP was busy all through April with DIFP IX. With the typescript coming in we were checking the text by reading the typescript out loud and following it against images of the original documents. By the end of the month...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Labour camps, Nazi war criminals and nuclear weapons – a busy month for DIFP

Friday, 14 March 2014

It was another very busy month for the project as we continued to edit DIFP IX. By the end of the month we had 250 documents in place and had finished 1948 – one of the most complicated years in the history of Ireland’s...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Cunningham Medal 2013-2014

Monday, 10 March 2014

Professor Patrick Honohan, MRIA, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, was awarded the Royal Irish Academy’s Cunningham Medal at a ceremony in Dublin on Monday, 10 March 2014.

2014 Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society Cost Share Award Winners

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Dr David O’Regan, Trinity College Dublin, and Dr Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, have both been selected to receive a prestigious Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost-Share award in 2014.

Grants and Awards

DIFP IX takes shape

Friday, 14 February 2014

DIFP IX really began to take shape through February as the typescript of the first hundred or so documents in the volume came in. Kate and Michael checked these against the originals and the editing process kicked-in in...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

What exactly is the relationship between the church and state?

Monday, 27 January 2014

2014 Gold medal winner and member of the Royal Irish Academy, Professor Desmond Clarke, discusses this tricky question with the Irish Times education correspondent Joe Humphreys.



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