This page supplies and references any documents pertaining to the Oral History Network of Ireland, and to sample documents for use in oral history projects.

Handbook and Articles of Association

The Handbook of the Oral History Network of Ireland, and our  Memorandum and Articles of Association can be viewed or downloaded below:

OHNI Handbook 2019-20

OHNI Memorandum and Articles of Association – 2015

Statements and Notices

A statement issued in August 2014 by the Oral History Network of Ireland regarding the Boston College Belfast Project can be downloaded here:

OHNI Statement on Boston College – Aug 2014

Resources for Remote Interviewing

You can view a list of resources here which you may find useful if you are planning to carry out remote interviews.

Sample Interviewee Pack and Agreement forms

You can download a Sample Interviewee Pack with Participation and Recording Agreements here.

These documents are offered as no more than a guide to best practice, and you should consult a solicitor if you require formal legal advice. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information brought together here from a wide variety of sources and experience, the Oral History Network of Ireland cannot accept liability for any consequences which may result from the use of this information for any purpose. Please get in touch if you have any queries, or need further advice on this material.

We would like to acknowledge the help and advice of the UK Oral History Society and the British Library’s Oral History team whose freely available participation and recording agreements have been adapted here for an Irish context.