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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

Listen back to the authors of 'Ireland: A voice among the nations' on Newstalk's 'Talking History'

Monday, 27 April 2020

John Gibney, Michael Kennedy and Kate O'Malley recently appeared on Newstalk's Talking History to discuss their recent history of Irish foreign policy, Ireland: a voice among the nations.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

RIA authors of 'Ireland: a voice among the nations' on Talking History

Monday, 27 April 2020

Patrick Geoghegan interviews John Gibney, Micheal Kennedy and Kate O'Malley this Sunday, 26 April.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP and other online resources

Thursday, 23 April 2020

We recently placed DIFP Vol. VIII, covering the immediate postwar years (1945-48), online on an open access basis. We've also put together a short guide to some complementary online resources.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Vol. VIII (1945–1948) now free to access online

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Vol. VIII (1945–1948), originally published in 2012, is now available online in open-access format. Originally scheduled for release on our forthcoming new website, we are...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Discover our eBook collection

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Did you know that many of our books are available in digital format? Here’s the list.

Publications, 1916 Portraits and Lives, Judging Shaw, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Decade of Centenaries, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

From DIFP XII: St Patrick's Day, Washington DC, 1965

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

While working through the files for what is going to become DIFP Volume XII (covering 1961—5  and due out later this year), we came across the photograph pictured above.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Documenting a conquest: The RIA copies of the ‘Books of Survey and Distribution’

Friday, 7 February 2020

For this month’s Library blog post, Dr John Gibney, Assistant Editor with the Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, looks at an important seventeenth-century document from our collections.

Library, Library Blog, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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