Virtual launch for The Ideal Diplomat? Women and Irish Foreign Affairs, 1946-90
Thursday 8th August 2020 | 2.00pm | Online
On Thursday 8th August, Ann Marie O'Brien will be speaking with Jackie O'Halloran about the experience of women in the department of Foreign Affairs from 1946 right up to the present.
Ann Marie O'Brien is a historian of twentieth century Ireland, specialising in Irish foreign affairs, women in diplomacy and international relations. She was awarded a Ph.D. from University of Limerick in 2017, funded by the Irish Research Council. Her current research involves her book and establishing an Irish Diplomatic Oral History Project.
Ambassador of Ireland to Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay Jackie O'Halloran Bernstein entered the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1987 and has worked in a variety of postings throughout her foreign service career, both in Dublin and also abroad in Argentina, Vienna and at Ireland's consulate General in New York.