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New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster

Friday, 15 November 2019

Our November exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Irish responses to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

RIA author John Gibney on RTÉ Radio 1

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Sean O'Rourke interviews Dr John Gibney on our latest book Ireland: a voice among the nations

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

One hundred years of Irish foreign policy

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Read an extract from our new centenary history of Irish foreign policy, Ireland: a voice among the nations.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland: Ireland and Japan, 1968

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Our October exhibtion co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at Irish-Japanese relations and Taoiseach Jack Lynch's visit to Japan in 1968.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland on Ireland and the outbreak of the Second World War

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

To mark the eightieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, our latest exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland explores how Ireland saw the start of the conflict.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Lunchtime lecture series marking 100 years of Irish foreign policy

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Join the authors of our forthcoming book Ireland: a voice among the nations and explore how Ireland has engaged with the wider world over the past century.

Publications, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Forthcoming book: Ireland: a voice among the nations

Thursday, 15 August 2019

A history of Irish foreign policy. Available for pre-order.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on the Irish government, the UN, and the outbreak of the 'Troubles', August 1969

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

August marks the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Troubles. Our latest exhibition with the National Archives explores how the Irish government brought the crisis to the UN.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on Irish relief aid to Europe after WW2

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Our July exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland deals with a little-known aspect of Ireland’s foreign relations: the extensive provision of relief aid across Europe in the aftermath of the Second...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New DIFP exhibition in National Archives on providing meteorological information to the Allies in WW2

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, our June exhibition co-curated with the National Archives of Ireland looks at how the Irish government provided meteorological information to Britain and the Allies in the...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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