The project was the brainchild of the Special Collections and Archives Department at the Glucksman Library, University of Limerick.
Project coordinated by Ken Bergin, Special Collections Librarian
Research, transcripts and weekly posts by Anna-Maria Hajba, Consultant Archivist
Website architecture and digital imaging by Sinéad Keogh, Digital Services Librarian
Editing, proof-reading and assistance with image selection by Jean Turner, Library Assistant II, Special Collections
Historical research by Pat McMahon and Stephen McMahon, Department of History
Thank you to our colleagues Siobhan Morrissey, Ronnie O’Neill, Eileen Costello, Nicola O’Shea, Yvonne Diggins and Caroline Rowan for their contributions to the project.
The team would also like to thank Alphaset for graphic design, Thurles War and Famine Museum for permission to photograph items from its collections, Tipperary Star for permission to reproduce their newspaper articles, Tipperary Libraries Local Studies and Archives for help in sourcing material, and Guy Hudson, Richard Pillinger and Swythamley Historical Society for permission to reproduce photographs from their personal collections. We are very grateful to the museum of The Royal Dragoon Guards and the museum of the Royal Irish Fusiliers for allowing us to use material from their collections. Many thanks also to Bridgnorth & District Tourist Association, Folkestone Town Council, Kent Libraries, Registration & Archives and the Bruce Bairnsfather Society for generously providing images for use in our exhibition.
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