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Work begins on DIFP X

25 December 2014
In preparation for work on DIFP X, which will run from 1951 to 1957, Kate and Michael reviewed Cabinet minutes for the period and began to set the forthcoming research year for the volume in motion.

First views suggest that 1951 to 1954 was a relatively quiet period for Ireland’s foreign relations, but the period from 1954 to 1957 saw major changes as Ireland joined the United Nations in December 1955.

On 7 December Michael took part in an hour-long discussion on the Marian Finucane Show on RTE Radio 1 on the capabilities and capacities required to be Taoiseach.

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