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Launch of 'Ireland: A voice among the nations'

02 December 2019

On Wednesday 27 November the RIA's new illustrated history of Irish foreign affairs was launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD.

On Wednesday 27 November 2019 the RIA’s new illustrated history of Irish foreign policy, Ireland: A voice among the nations, by John Gibney, Michael Kennedy and Kate O’Malley, was launched in Academy House by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney TD. Speaking ahead of the launch, the Tánaiste noted that ‘Ireland: A voice among the nations provides a wonderful insight into the evolution and history of Irish foreign policy. At the heart of this publication are the people who have worked tirelessly since the foundation of the state to promote Irish values and interests throughout the world’. The book was commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to mark the centenary of its foundation in 1919 and was researched and written under the auspices of the RIA’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series.

Learn more about Ireland: A voice among the nations and explore this RTÉ photoessay based on the book.

Above, L-R: Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade; Dr John Gibney, Assistant Editor, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy; Dr Kate O’Malley, Managing Editor, Dictionary of Irish Biography; Dr Michael Kennedy, Executive Editor, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy; Niall Burgess, Secretary General, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Prof. Peter Kennedy, President, RIA. Photo by Mark Stedman.

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