Share Your History

We aim to give participants as much control as possible over the way that their story is presented. This is reflected in the consent form below. Please download the Consent Form.  

The Tuam Home Oral History Project
Copyright assignment and interview processing Consent Form

The aim of this project is to record and archive the histories and life stories of survivors and their families and the memories of those in the wider Tuam community.

The purpose of this form is to enable the Tuam Home Oral History Project to:
1) Permanently preserve and maintain the recorded recollections of individuals in the Hardiman Library in NUI Galway along with relevant personal documents.
2) Provide access to this material for historical research/ print or online publication/lectures/ education programmes and other legitimate academic purposes.
3) Provide access to the material to artists who are invited to work on the project with a view to presenting their stories in prose, poetry, drama, visual art or documentary. Projects not connected with the Tuam Home Oral History Project must be approved by the Hardiman Library Archive in NUI Galway.

I have read the above and agree that the content of my contribution (audio recording and personal documents) may, following my approval of the transcript of the interview, be added to the archive in
the Hardiman Library NUI Galway.

The recordings, transcripts and documents constitute a literary work as defined by the Copyright and
Related Rights Act 2000. As owner of the material I agree to assign copyright to the Tuam Home Oral
History Project and agree that the content may be used in print and online publications, education,
public performance, exhibition and broadcasting.
I consent to the following being made available: The archived material may be made available
Transcript and recording from (date) --/--/---- Under my own name
Transcript only from (date) --/--/-- -- Anonymously until after my death
Anonymously in perpetuity

I wish the following further condition(s) to apply: ____________________________________
Print INTERVIEWEE Name: __________________________________________________________
Phone: __________________________ Email: _________________________________
Signed: __________________________ Date: __________________________________
Print INTERVIEWER Name:_________________________________________________________
Signed: __________________________ Date: __________________________________
Print ARCHIVIST Name: ___________________________________________________________
Signed: __________________________ Date: __________________________________