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New exhibition series in the National Archives of Ireland on 100 years of the Irish Foreign Service, 1919-2019

Thursday, 10 January 2019

In conjunction with our colleagues in the National Archives of Ireland we are curating a series of monthly exhibitions on the history of Irish foreign policy in the NAI throughout 2019.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Christmas in Berlin, 1939

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Read an Irish diplomat's accounts of Christmas (and New Year) in the German capital months after the outbreak of the Second World War.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP in the news

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The recent release of the latest in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series received a good deal of attention in the national media; read our round-up of coverage here.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Launched: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XI

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The latest instalment of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, covering 1957-1961, has just been published.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Commemorating the dead of the First World War overseas, 1924-1939

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Over the years DIFP has published some documents relating to Irish commemorations of the dead of the First World War in the 1920s and 1930s.

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DIFP and second-level history

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Explore how DIFP can be used in the classrom through both our online archive and dedicated educational resources

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The sinking of the RMS Leinster, 10 October 1918

Monday, 8 October 2018

The sinking of RMS Leinster on 10 October 1918 is the worst maritime disaster recorded in the Irish Sea. It also had the potential to become an issue in attempts to bring the First World War to an end.

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DIFP on the road, 6-13 October 2018

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

We'll be on the road throughout early October.

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An Irish envoy to revolutionary Russia, 1921

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Who was Patrick McCartan, and why did Dáil Éireann send him to Russia during the War of Independence?

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An Irish diplomat in London during the Blitz, 1941

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

In a sequel of sorts to our last blog post on the 'Emergency', what did an Irish diplomat see and hear while in London during the Blitz of 1941?

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