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Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume VII, 1941-1945

DIFP VII commences with neutrality firmly established as the central tenet of Irish foreign policy during the Second World War.

Michael Rynne, Legal Adviser at External Affairs wrote in 1942 that ''Ireland does not base her neutrality on any particular Read more...

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Doc No. 168 02 January 1942 - From John J. Hearne To Joseph P. Walshe
Churchill’s visit to Canada
Doc No. 169 05 January 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Eamon de Valera
‘The Görtz Affair: German Assurances’
Doc No. 170 19 January 1942 - From John J. Hearne To Joseph P. Walshe
Canadian opinions on Irish politicians and diplomats
Doc No. 171 21 January 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Criticism of British press reports on Ireland – meeting with Lord Cranborne
Doc No. 172 23 January 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Criticism of British press reports on Ireland – meeting with Brendan Bracken
Doc No. 173 27 January 1942 - From Department of External Affairs To Irish Legations
Deployment of United States troops in Northern Ireland
Doc No. 174 27 January 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Colman O'Donovan
Irish interests in the Far East
Doc No. 175 28 January 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe
‘The Duties of Our Representatives Abroad’
Doc No. 176 28 January 1942 - From William Warnock To Joseph P. Walshe
German public opinion and life in Berlin
Doc No. 177 02 February 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Irish-American opinion on the deployment of United States troops to Northern Ireland
Doc No. 178 02 February 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Messages being decoded
Doc No. 179 05 February 1942 - From Frederick H. Boland
‘Annual Contribution to the League of Nations’
Doc No. 180 06 February 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Deployment of United States troops in Northern Ireland
Doc No. 181 09 February 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Deployment of United States troops in Northern Ireland – instructions on how to respond
Doc No. 182 12 February 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Seán Murphy
Deployment of United States troops in Northern Ireland – commentary on No. 190
Doc No. 183 14 February 1942 - From Louis Fitzgerald
Ireland’s annual contribution to the League of Nations
Doc No. 184 16 February 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Criticism of British press reports on Ireland
Doc No. 185 17 February 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Domestic political and economic conditions in France
Doc No. 186 17 February 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Eamon de Valera
Clandestine use of the German Legation radio transmitter by Hempel
Doc No. 187 24 February 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Public opinion towards Ireland
Doc No. 188 24 February 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Eamon de Valera
Position of British military internees held at the Curragh Camp
Doc No. 189 26 February 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Discussion with Acting Secretary of State on matters relating to Ireland
Doc No. 190 27 February 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Sections relating to Irish citizens in France
Doc No. 191 28 February 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Conditions in Rome
Doc No. 192 04 March 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Lines of response to deployment of United States troops to Northern Ireland
Doc No. 193 24 March 1942 - From Clement Attlee To John W. Dulanty
Position of Irish citizens in Britain with regard to wartime labour regulations
Doc No. 194 24 March 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Lieutenant General Peadar McMahon
Summary of aerial bombing incidents on Irish territory
Doc No. 195 31 March 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe
Information sheets and propaganda issued by the Dublin diplomatic corps
Doc No. 196 31 March 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Conditions in Germany, Italy and the Balkans
Doc No. 197 07 April 1942 - From William Warnock To Joseph P. Walshe
Croatian Independence Day celebrations
Doc No. 198 16 April 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Despatch of United States troops to Northern Ireland/Request for weapons from the United States
Doc No. 199 17 February 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe
Transatlantic air routes from Foynes
Doc No. 200 20 April 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To John Leydon
David Gray
Doc No. 201 08 May 1942 - From Michael Rynne
‘The Conscription of Irish Nationals in Britain – A Resumé of Events’
Doc No. 202 08 May 1942 - From Colman O'Donovan To Joseph P. Walshe
Political and war news from Portugal
Doc No. 203 10 May 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Meeting with Laval
Doc No. 204 26 May 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Eamon de Valera
‘The Diplomatic Bag Incident’
Doc No. 205 28 May 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Conversation with H. W. Evatt
Doc No. 206 06 June 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Diplomatic bags to USA/David Gray
Doc No. 207 10 June 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Meeting with Roosevelt
Doc No. 208 20 June 1942 - From William Warnock To Joseph P. Walshe
Rommel/Kharkov/Rationing in Berlin
Doc No. 209 22 June 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Conditions in Paris
Doc No. 210 02 July 1942 - From Frederick H. Boland To G.P.S. Hogan
Financial condition of German Legation
Doc No. 211 14 July 1942 - From Michael Rynne To Joseph P. Walshe
‘The Legal Basis of Ireland’s Neutrality’
Doc No. 212 12 August 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Conversation with Ernest Bevin on Churchill’s views on Ireland and on British policy in general towards Ireland
Doc No. 213 13 August 1942 - From Frank Ryan To Leopold H. Kerney
Veesenmayer
Doc No. 214 14 August 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 215 15 August 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 216 18 August 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
French internal politics/Franco-German relations
Doc No. 217 24 August 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 218 24 August 1942 - From Leopold H. Kerney To Joseph P. Walshe
Conversation with Veesenmayer
Doc No. 219 25 August 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 220 27 August 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Possible use of Ford factory in Cork for war work – incompatibility with Ireland’s neutrality
Doc No. 221 28 August 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 222 28 August 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 223 31 August 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Eamon de Valera
Hope for reprieve of Belfast IRA man Tom Williams – due to be executed on 2 September.
Doc No. 224 01 September 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Eamon de Valera
Reprieve for Tom Williams will not be granted
Doc No. 225 01 September 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Attlee’s attitude towards the execution of Tom Williams
Doc No. 226 04 September 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Gathering American support against the death sentences handed to six IRA members by the Northern Ireland Government
Doc No. 227 16 September 1942 - From William Warnock
Irish Legation in Berlin
Doc No. 228 19 September 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Commendatore Berardis, Italian Minister to Ireland
Doc No. 229 21 September 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Seán Murphy
Paul Leon, Alexis Leon and James Joyce
Doc No. 230 05 October 1942 - From Con Cremin To Joseph P. Walshe
Conditions in Berlin
Doc No. 232 22 October 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Review of recent developments in the war in Europe, North Africa and Russia
Doc No. 233 24 October 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Measures against French Jews in the Free and Occupied Zones of France
Doc No. 235 28 October 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Italian and German legations in Dublin
Doc No. 236 29 October 1942 - From Colonel Dan Bryan To Joseph P. Walshe
Frank Ryan and Leopold Kerney
Doc No. 237 03 November 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Edouard Hempel
Illicit use of radio transmitter in the German legation in Dublin
Doc No. 238 06 November 1942 - From Con Cremin To Samuel Beckett
Investigation by Ministry of Interior into restrictions placed on Beckett
Doc No. 239 11 November 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Invasion of North Africa (Operation TORCH)
Doc No. 240 13 November 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Internal situation in Vichy France after German and Italian occupation
Doc No. 241 14 November 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Campaign in the USA against Irish neutrality
Doc No. 242 17 November 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Robert Brennan
Japanese legation in Dublin/State Department views on Ireland
Doc No. 243 19 November 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Recent development in the Second World War
Doc No. 244 20 November 1942 - From William Warnock To Joseph P. Walshe
German official perspective on the war in North Africa and Rommel’s defeat at El Alamein
Doc No. 245 24 November 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
‘Work of Count O’Kelly in Paris up to 10th June 1941’
Doc No. 246 25 November 1942 - From Robert Brennan To Joseph P. Walshe
Discussion with Welles on American attitudes towards Ireland
Doc No. 247 25 November 1942 - From Robert Brennan
American-Irish relations and American perspectives on Ireland
Doc No. 248 27 November 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Seán Murphy
Political position of the French legation in Dublin
Doc No. 249 27 November 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe
Political position of the French legation in Dublin – discussion with de Laforcade
Doc No. 250 30 November 1942 - From Michael Rynne To Joseph P. Walshe
‘Theory and Practice relative to Belligerent Aircraft and Crews’
Doc No. 251 01 December 1942 - From John W. Dulanty To Joseph P. Walshe
Political and spiritual condition of young Irish men and women in London
Doc No. 252 05 December 1942 - From Seán Murphy To Joseph P. Walshe
Internal French political situation:- impact on the French legation in Dublin
Doc No. 253 08 December 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To Seán Murphy
Allegiance of French legation in Dublin
Doc No. 254 11 December 1942 - From Joseph P. Walshe To David Gray
Question of the internment of United States airmen in Ireland
Doc No. 255 19 December 1942 - From Michael MacWhite To Joseph P. Walshe
Safety of Rome from air attack
Doc No. 256 30 December 1942 - From Frederick H. Boland To Sheila Murphy
Radio broadcasts by Francis Stuart

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