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The Library thanks all who have have added to this online exhibition, whether via contributing text or images, or by granting permissions to use particular items or images. We are especially grateful to Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers for their support.

Thanks to Trinity's Digital & Web team for supporting this project and website design, and particularly to Evan Stack, Digital Designer.

Image credits

All item images taken by Gill Whelan, Digital Collections, the Library of Trinity College Dublin, with the exception of

  • Silence is requested, photo by Sharppix
  • Sfera con sfera, photo by Rebecca O'Neill

Contributor images by Sharppix except of Gill Whelan, own photo, and of Caoimhe Ní Ghormáin, Infocus Media.

All videos by Sharppix.

Copyright information

The blue guitar: reproduced by permission of the author John Banville.

Postcard from Samuel Beckett to Madame Josette Hayden, 23 August 1982 © Estate of Samuel Beckett; reproduced by kind permission of the Estate of Samuel Beckett c/o Rosica Colin Limited, London.

Correspondence between Michael Collins and Winston Churchill: reproduced with permission of Curtis Brown, London on behalf of the Estate of Winston S. Churchill. © The estate of Winston S. Churchill.

Miss Una Fox's notebook: reproduced courtesy of the Fox family, Skerries, County Dublin.

The lost words: A spell book © Author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris.

Terry Pratchett, The carpet people © Colin Smythe.

Saothar 41© The Irish Labour History Society.

Silence is requested: photo by Sharppix; reproduced courtesy of Matthew Malone (actor) and the Lir Academy, Ireland's National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.

Sfera con sfera © The Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro and the Art Collection of Trinity College Dublin; photo by Rebecca O'Neill.

Pádraig Yeates, Rioters, looters, lady patrols & mutineers: reproduced courtesy of Dublin City Library & Archive. 

The wolves in the walls © Neil Gaiman, reproduced by permission of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc; image © Dave McKean, 2003.


Thanks for reading! Greg Sheaf, on behalf of the Library of Trinity College Dublin © 2020.