Creative Commons

Creative Commons License

This gets a small bit technical, but essentially it’s simple.

To be included in the Irish Literary Revival the work must be released under a Creative Commons Licence/License. In order to protect your rights, we suggest what is known as the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Creative Commons Licence. Once you agree to the license, we will put in the appropriate links for you, so please don’t be put off by this.

Choosing a Licence

We recommend the above, but you may like to choose a license, which you can do here


For a detailed explanation, please click on the Creative Commons logo above or below, which will bring you, the author, or you, the user, to a Deed explaining the rights and obligations involved. For the full license, click on the link at the bottom of the Deed. We strongly advise you to read the relevant Creative Commons Legal Code
Creative Commons License


The Irish Literary Revival is a non-profit, voluntary project created by Philip Casey and Patrick Chapman to bring out-of-print and out-of-circulation books back to a public readership.

We make no money from this; books are not for sale on the website but are for free distribution. This website exists as a free service to authors and readers. Authors who post on this website undertake to indemnify the Irish Literary Revival and its founders against any legal or financial or other implications arising from the posting of work on our website.

We take no responsibility for the content of any work appearing here, or for any correspondence entered into between authors, readers, and/or publishers. The presence of a work on the Irish Literary Revival website is entirely at the discretion of, and is the sole responsibility of, the author. Copyright of the work belongs to the author.

Copyright in the website and the Irish Literary Revival belongs to Patrick Chapman and Philip Casey.

For queries, please use the Contact page

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