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‘Bad girls’: Irish officialdom and female emigration to Britain after World War Two

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Educational resources for primary, second and third level students

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

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...

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Educational Resources

New second-level teaching resource on Ireland and World War Two

Wednesday, 26 August 2020

This new teaching resource for second-level history uses original documents to explore Ireland's experience of the Second World War; the 'Emergency'.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

‘The Coastwatchers – guarding Ireland’s Second World War frontline’

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

'Mobilise the poets': the origins of Irish cultural diplomacy

Monday, 10 August 2020

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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Centenary of the Connaught Rangers Mutiny, 1920

Sunday, 28 June 2020

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.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

The second funeral of James Daly, Connaught Rangers’ mutineer, 1 November 1970

Friday, 26 June 2020

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

How Ireland dealt with the aftermath of the Second World War

Thursday, 28 May 2020

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

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

An illustrated history of Irish foreign policy?

Thursday, 21 May 2020

John Gibney of the RIA’s Documents on Irish Foreign policy project on the importance of images in 'Ireland: a voice among the nations'.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy and the Digital Repository of Ireland

Thursday, 21 May 2020

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) now has a dedicated collection in the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI).

Digital Repository of Ireland, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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