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Research Begins On Documents On Irish Foreign Policy Volume X

Saturday, 31 January 2015

DIFP is now in a ‘research year’ for DIFP volume X. This volume will run from 1951 to 1957 and so take in the 1951-4 Fianna Fáil government with Frank Aiken in his first term as Minister and the 1954-7 Second Inter-...

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Work begins on DIFP X

Thursday, 25 December 2014

In preparation for work on DIFP X, which will run from 1951 to 1957, Kate and Michael reviewed Cabinet minutes for the period and began to set the forthcoming research year for the volume in motion.

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DIFP IX is launched by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

On 5 November we received the first copies of DIFP IX and through the month we set in place and rolled out a major publicity campaign on the new volume.

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DIFP involved in seminar to mark 90 years of formal Irish-American diplomatic relations

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Tuesday 7 October 2014 was the 90th anniversary of the formal commencement of Irish-American diplomatic relations, marking the day in 1924 when Prof Timothy A. Smiddy presented his credentials to President Coolidge in...

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DIFP IX almost ready to go to print

Thursday, 25 September 2014

We completed the prelims to DIFP IX, checked the index and gave the text of the volume a final once over. By the end of September DIFP IX was almost ready for print.

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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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