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DIFP’s role in Casement Humanitarian Day

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

To mark the centenary of Roger Casement’s execution on 3 August 1916 and to analyse his multi-dimensional career, particularly his humanitarian work, a special day of commemoration was held at Casement Aerodrome.

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Credit where credit is due

Thursday, 28 July 2016

A production company contacted the DIFP office recently looking for assistance with a project. Their call was nothing out of the ordinary. 

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Commemorating Casement with the Irish Air Corps

Thursday, 14 July 2016

On 14 July Michael was guest speaker at the Air Corps Airmen’s and Airwomen’s 1916 Commemorative Dinner which was held at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnell, Dublin.  

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DIFP gets a credit in Jamie Dornan’s new film ‘The Siege of Jadotville’

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Michael Kennedy of DIFP assisted Director Richie Smith build up the characters of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld and Irish diplomat Conor Cruise O’Brien.

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Launch of 'Safety at Sea Through War and Upheaval' exhibition

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

‘Safety at Sea through War and Upheaval’ – A joint RIA/Irish Lights exhibition.

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RTE Radio One Doc on One

Friday, 1 April 2016

In April Kate was historical consultant for and appeared in an RTÉ Radio ‘Documentary on One’ programme ‘An Easter Re-Rising’. 

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Indian Embassy Event Commemorating Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Friday, 1 April 2016

Kate was a guest speaker of the Indian Embassy to Ireland at an event to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of the Indian politician, lawyer and activist Dr B. R. Ambedkar.

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Europe’s Violent Memories Series

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Kate was a guest speaker in this series hosted by the Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin. 

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1916 The Irish Rebellion

Monday, 1 February 2016

Kate was interviewed and appeared in the landmark three-part television series ‘1916 The Irish Rebellion’ which was broadcast on RTÉ in February/March 2016. 

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Documents for DIFP X selected.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Our latest volume is taking shape.

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