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Items from the personal collection of Martyn Turner.

About the Collection

The collection reflects the professional interest of Martyn Turner. The collection comprises c.500 items from the 20th –21st centuries. The collection comprises various cartoon books, graphic novels and journals. 

Martyn Turner has donated the collection in a series of accessions.

The collection prefix before the call number is: Turner.

The collection is open.

Biographical History

Martyn Turner (1948-) is an English-born Irish political cartoonist and writer. He attended Queen’s University Belfast and graduated with a degree in Geography. He has worked for The Sunday News, the Belfast current affairs magazine Fortnight and many British newspapers as cartoonist and editors.  He has written for The Irish Times since 1971. 

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Opening Hours

2023: 11 September - 21 December

  • All rooms: Monday-Friday 11:00-16:30.
  • Microform & Reference Reading Room: Wednesday: 11:00-19:15.

Closed: Monday 30 October.


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