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Join the authors of our forthcoming book Ireland: a voice among the nations and explore how Ireland has engaged with the wider world over the past century.
A history of Irish foreign policy. Available for pre-order.
New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on the Irish government, the UN, and the outbreak of the 'Troubles', August 1969Tuesday, 6 August 2019
August marks the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Troubles. Our latest exhibition with the National Archives explores how the Irish government brought the crisis to the UN.
Our July exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland deals with a little-known aspect of Ireland’s foreign relations: the extensive provision of relief aid across Europe in the aftermath of the Second...
New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on providing meteorological information to the Allies in WW2Wednesday, 12 June 2019
To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, our June exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at how the Irish government provided meteorological information to Britain and the Allies in the...
Our May exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at the history of Iveagh House, the home of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
In April 1949 Ireland became a republic and left the Commonwealth. What did the Commonwealth think about it?
'Republic to Republic': A new Google exhibition by DIFP and UCD Archives on Ireland's international sovereignty from 1919 to 1949Thursday, 18 April 2019
To mark the seventieth anniversary of Ireland becoming a republic, DIFP and UCD Archives have co-curated a new online exhibition on Irish sovereignty from 1919 to 1949.
At midnight on 17 April 1949 Ireland officially became a republic, and it is often forgotten that enormous crowds came out to celebrate the occasion.
New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on Ireland's application to join the League of Nations, 1923Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Our April exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Ireland's admission to the post-WW1 League of Nations.