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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.


Documents selected for DIFP IX

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

The major event for the project this month was the selection of 835 documents that have become the core of DIFP IX. Over the coming months these documents will be typed up and Kate and Michael will check, edit and...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Launch of Corpas na Gaeilge 1882-1926

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny Mc Ginley, T.D., launched Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge’s Corpas na Gaeilge 1882-1926 in Academy House, 19 Dawson Street on Wednesday 11th...

Dr. Sandra Collins: Open Access for Data

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Dr. Sandra Collins is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI). She was appointed to this role in the Royal Irish Academy in 2011. She is also a Funded Investigator in the SFI-funded INSIGHT: Ireland's...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Ruth Hegarty: Open Access for Monographs

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Ruth Hegarty is Managing Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s publishing house. She holds degrees in English from Trinity and UCD. She established the Prism imprint of the RIA which aims to produce beautiful books...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series


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