This teaching resource for second-level history, based on the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) series, uses original documents to explore Ireland's experience of the Second World War; the 'Emergency'.
The diplomatic documents published by DIFP often reveal a lot about Ireland's social and cultural history; in this case, some official attitudes towards Irish women emigrating to Britain after the Second World War.
The Royal Irish Academy has developed teaching material that is of use in the classroom. Designed to be both stimulating to students and integral to the relevant school curriculum, the goal is to motivate and inspire...
Explore the history of Second World War Irish foreign policy on your doorstep. Dr Michael Kennedy, Executive Editor of the RIA’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series explores online resources for a chapter of...
After the Second World War Irish diplomats began to consider new ways of representing Ireland overseas; a conscious commitment to 'cultural diplomacy' was the outcome.
To mark the centenary of the 1920 Connaught Rangers Mutiny, John Gibney of DIFP and Kate O'Malley of DIB both took part in a recent History Ireland Hedge School podcast.
To mark the centenary of the Connaught Rangers Mutiny of 28 June 1920, read this account by DIFP's John Gibney of how the remains of the only soldier executed for his role in the mutiny were returned to Ireland...
Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Vol. VIII, 1945-1948, now freely available online, reveals how the Irish state dealt with the aftermath of the Second World War
John Gibney of the RIA’s Documents on Irish Foreign policy project on the importance of images in 'Ireland: a voice among the nations'.
Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) now has a dedicated collection in the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI).
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