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Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) is an essential public resource for the study of twentieth century Irish history. DIFP aims to make the history of Irish foreign policy accessible to all and promotes public engagement with the history of Ireland’s international relations.

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Discovering Irish-Japanese relations
05 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.

DIFP Blog
Credit where credit is due
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. 

DIFP Blog

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