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The text of DIFP IX is complete

Monday, 25 August 2014

We finally got the introduction and the prelims and endmatter of DIFP IX completed and off for copyediting in the first weeks of August. It was a very time-consuming period as there were a complicated series of...

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Writing the introduction to DIFP IX

Friday, 25 July 2014

With the body text of DIFP IX finalised our attention turned to writing the introduction to DIFP IX.

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Summer 2014 outreach under way

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

In early June Kate and Michael finished the mammoth task of checking the text of DIFP IX by reading out loud the typescript of our new volume against the original documents. This is in-depth and rigorous work - we have...

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DIFP IX to cover overseas adoption of Irish children

Sunday, 25 May 2014

The typing of DIFP IX is almost complete, as it the checking of the text. As the month draws to a close we are working in the Spring of 1951 and have just 50 documents left to go. One of the emerging themes of the last...

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DIFP enters the 1950s

Friday, 25 April 2014

DIFP was busy all through April with DIFP IX. With the typescript coming in we were checking the text by reading the typescript out loud and following it against images of the original documents. By the end of the month...

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Labour camps, Nazi war criminals and nuclear weapons – a busy month for DIFP

Friday, 14 March 2014

It was another very busy month for the project as we continued to edit DIFP IX. By the end of the month we had 250 documents in place and had finished 1948 – one of the most complicated years in the history of Ireland’s...

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DIFP IX takes shape

Friday, 14 February 2014

DIFP IX really began to take shape through February as the typescript of the first hundred or so documents in the volume came in. Kate and Michael checked these against the originals and the editing process kicked-in in...

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Documents selected for DIFP IX

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

The major event for the project this month was the selection of 835 documents that have become the core of DIFP IX. Over the coming months these documents will be typed up and Kate and Michael will check, edit and...

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