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At the request of DFAT Michael and Kate researched, wrote and curated an exhibition celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of Ireland joining the United Nations (UN).
The Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) website has had a make-over.
Work on DIFP X continued, UN60 anniversary exhibition was on display in UN Headquarters, Kate gave a workshop at Trinity College Dublin and was interviewed by the producer Pranjali Bhave who has been commissioned by RTE...
On 27 September 2015 the UN60 exhibition was officially launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr Charles Flanagan TD at the American Irish Historical Society, 5th Avenue, New York.
Work on the UN60 exhibition was completed and DIFP X took further shape.
Through June Kate and Michael worked on DIFP X – particularly on Headquarters series files, work continued on the Irish Lights – Royal Irish Academy exhibition, Michael spent two days working at the United Nations...
Michael took part in a History Ireland Hedge School and Kate gave the inaugural Spring Lecture for the Global Schoolroom.
DIFP is now in a ‘research year’ for DIFP volume X. This volume will run from 1951 to 1957 and so take in the 1951-4 Fianna Fáil government with Frank Aiken in his first term as Minister and the 1954-7 Second Inter-...
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.
On 5 November we received the first copies of DIFP IX and through the month we set in place and rolled out a major publicity campaign on the new volume.