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New DIFP exhibition in National Archives of Ireland: St Patrick's Day in Nigeria, 1962

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

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

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New exhibition on Joseph Walshe (1886-1956): the founding father of the Irish foreign service

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP and the centenary of the first Dáil

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

A round-up of a few things we have produced of relevance to the centenary of the first Dáil Éireann.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Michael MacWhite and the Sinn Féin delegation in Paris, 1919-21

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New exhibition series in the National Archives of Ireland on 100 years of the Irish Foreign Service, 1919-2019

Thursday, 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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Christmas in Berlin, 1939

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Read an Irish diplomat's accounts of Christmas (and New Year) in the German capital months after the outbreak of the Second World War.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP in the news

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Launched: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XI

Thursday, 15 November 2018

The latest instalment of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, covering 1957-1961, has just been published.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Commemorating the dead of the First World War overseas, 1924-1939

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Over the years DIFP has published some documents relating to Irish commemorations of the dead of the First World War in the 1920s and 1930s.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

DIFP and history for secondary schools

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Following on from the recent History Teachers Association of Ireland annual conference, we will be developing some new resources for second-level history over the next few months.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

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