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The sinking of the RMS Leinster, 10 October 1918

Monday, 8 October 2018

The sinking of RMS Leinster on 10 October 1918 is the worst maritime disaster recorded in the Irish Sea. It also had the potential to become an issue in attempts to bring the First World War to an end.

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DIFP on the road, 6-13 October 2018

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

We'll be on the road throughout early October.

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An Irish envoy to revolutionary Russia, 1921

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Who was Patrick McCartan, and why did Dáil Éireann send him to Russia during the War of Independence?

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An Irish diplomat in London during the Blitz, 1941

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

In a sequel of sorts to our last blog post on the 'Emergency', what did an Irish diplomat see and hear while in London during the Blitz of 1941?

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Éire signs and the 'Emergency'

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

The recent hot weather saw a number of archaeological remains come to light across the country, but a gorse fire on Bray Head revealed a remnant of the more recent past: a World War Two vintage 'Éire' sign.

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Discovering Irish-Japanese relations

Thursday, 5 October 2017

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of formal diplomatic relations between Ireland and Japan. Over the last year DIFP has been exploring the sixty years since 1957.

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Ireland and India: Shared Connections

Thursday, 1 December 2016

On 1 December Kate gave a talk to the members of the Chester Beatty Library. 

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DIFP X (1951-7)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan TD

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DIFP X on the radio

Sunday, 20 November 2016

DIFP on Talking History

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DIFP Outreach work

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

On 26 October Kate also gave a DIFP outreach workshop to Dr Jennifer Redmond’s students at Maynooth University who are studying Ireland and post-war Britain.

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