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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.
Tuesday 7 October 2014 was the 90th anniversary of the formal commencement of Irish-American diplomatic relations, marking the day in 1924 when Prof Timothy A. Smiddy presented his credentials to President Coolidge in...
We completed the prelims to DIFP IX, checked the index and gave the text of the volume a final once over. By the end of September DIFP IX was almost ready for print.
We finally got the introduction and the prelims and endmatter of DIFP IX completed and off for copyediting in the first weeks of August. It was a very time-consuming period as there were a complicated series of...
With the body text of DIFP IX finalised our attention turned to writing the introduction to DIFP IX.