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Credits & Acknowledgements

Text by Clara Cullen, Mary E. Daly and Orla Feely, with additional contributions by Seamus Helferty, Declan Murray, Eilis O’Brien, Paddy O’Flynn, John O’Sullivan and David Timoney.

Thanks also to Anne Brady, Alexandra Caccamo, John Cussen, Brendan Delany, Dervilla Donnelly, Tony Fagan, Vincent Hoban, Jerry Kelleher, Vincent McCabe, Tony McKenna, Conor O’Riordan, Angela Rolfe, James White and Klaus Unger.

Significant assistance was provided by the Department of the Taoiseach, the Office of Public Works, National Library of Ireland and by UCD Archives, UCD Foundation, UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland, UCD IT Services and UCD Library.


Additional image credits: UCD, Office of Public Works, Department of the Taoiseach, Chevron Corp., Cylon Controls, Dervilla Donnelly, the family of the late Jim Dooge,Tony Fagan, Mairead Hannon, Vincent McCabe, Declan Murray, Orna Ní Chionna, Máirtín O Droma, Donal Phelan, the family of the late Eva Philbin, and David Timoney.

Every effort has been made to acknowledge copyright of images where applicable. Any errors or omissions are unintentional.


The book that accompanies this exhibition and website can be downloaded as a PDF.


Design: Vermillion Design Dublin