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In 1919 the first Dáil sent a delegation to Paris to lobby the post-WW1 peace conference to recognize Irish independence, and in later life one of its members set down his recollections.
New exhibition series in the National Archives of Ireland on 100 years of the Irish Foreign Service, 1919-2019Thursday, 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.
Read an Irish diplomat's accounts of Christmas (and New Year) in the German capital months after the outbreak of the Second World War.
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.
The latest instalment of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, covering 1957-1961, has just been published.
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.
Explore how DIFP can be used in the classrom through both our online archive and dedicated educational resources
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.
We'll be on the road throughout early October.
Who was Patrick McCartan, and why did Dáil Éireann send him to Russia during the War of Independence?