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From DIFP XII: St Patrick's Day, Washington DC, 1965

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

While working through the files for what is going to become DIFP Volume XII (covering 1961—5  and due out later this year), we came across the photograph pictured above.

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Documenting a conquest: The RIA copies of the ‘Books of Survey and Distribution’

Friday, 7 February 2020

For this month’s Library blog post, Dr John Gibney, Assistant Editor with the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, looks at an important seventeenth-century document from our collections.

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New DIFP series editors required: call for expressions of interest

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

We are inviting expressions of interest from academics to volunteer as editors of the DIFP series from 2021 onwards

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New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland: Ireland joins the UN, December 1955

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Our December exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Ireland's accession to the United Nations in December 1955

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RIA author John Gibney on RTÉ Radio 1

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Sean O'Rourke interviews Dr John Gibney on our latest book Ireland: a voice among the nations

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Launch of 'Ireland: A voice among the nations'

Monday, 2 December 2019

On Wednesday 27 November the RIA's new illustrated history of Irish foreign affairs was launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD.

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New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster

Friday, 15 November 2019

Our November exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Irish responses to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster

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One hundred years of Irish foreign policy

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Read an extract from our new centenary history of Irish foreign policy, Ireland: a voice among the nations.

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New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland: Ireland and Japan, 1968

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Our October exhibtion co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Irish-Japanese relations and Taoiseach Jack Lynch's visit to Japan in 1968.

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New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland on Ireland and the outbreak of the Second World War

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

To mark the eightieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, our latest exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland explores how Ireland saw the start of the conflict.

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