Both Boole and Brookfield BHSL Libraries have re-opened with the safety of Library users and staff as our chief guiding principle.
Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here
Update from our Director of Library Services, Colette McKenna regarding Library Services During COVID Level 5 - Here
Collections of 18th and 19th century satirical prints on political topics, including prints relating to the Napoleonic era and Daniel O'Connell.
Extent: 24 items
Items from the collection must be requested in advance.
They must be used in the Rare Books Reading Room in Special Collections & Archives.
See Special Collections & Archives' Opening Hours for the hours when this room is open.
Items in the Political Prints Collection are out of copyright.
As many items are annotated the individual copies of each work are considered unique, therefore please fill in the appropriate form before taking photographs or scanning pages.
As some items may be fragile please check with Archives & Special Collections' staff if photography or scanning is possible.
In addition if reprographics are required for publication then permission to use the material must be sought from the Special Collections Librarian.
As per Irish Government direction from midnight 21 October 2020 for 6 weeks all counties are placed on Level 5 under the Plan for Living with COVID-19. The advice is: Stay at home with certain exceptions. Please note this time frame may be extended.
Previous appointment services in Special Collections and Archives are suspended during Level 5.
We are offering the following as alternate means of access to Special Collections & Archives:
Every effort will be made to fulfil scan & deliver / reprographic types of requests, but this may not always be possible due to availability, copyright restrictions, size and condition of materials.
If you have any collection queries or other queries please email: email@example.com.
In order to facilitate research queries, a virtual appointment service for Special Collections and Archives will shortly be established and details will be forthcoming.