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?
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.
Our March exhibition co-curated with the NAI looks at St Patrick's Day, 1962, in what was then Ireland's only embassy in Africa
The second of the monthly exhibitions we are co-curating with the National Archives of Ireland deals with the lengthy career of the founding father of the Irish diplomatic service.
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.
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