DIFP VIII covers the immediate post-war years, a period ignored by many historians of Irish foreign policy. The volume explores a vital question facing Iveagh House: after ‘the Emergency’, where […]

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‘Bumper stickers are an ineffectual means of communicating my nuanced views on a variety of issues that cannot be reduced to a single pithy slogan.’ So ran a tongue-in-cheek ‘bumper […]

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Ireland and Apartheid South Africa Apartheid South Africa was in the news in relation to a tour of South Africa by a representative team of British, French and Irish players. […]

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I’m looking at my beaten-up copy of The Liberties of Dublin when Eddie Kelly’s photo from the book launchparty drops out. It’s stamped ‘Irish Times, June 16th, 1973’. We’re sitting on […]

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Harps have been associated with Ireland since ancient times, when harpers were the musicians maintained by chiefs and kings. In the 1500s the harp became the symbol of Ireland itself […]

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