The participants and their families: The participants and their families: Siobhan Coffey and Sean Kane John and Rachel Conway Thomas and Gesa Cosby Geraldine and Sean Delaney John and Irene Delaney Dick and Katie Dillon Mary Hegarty and Brian Flanagan Christine and James Hewitt John and Anne Lynch Christine Mulhall and David Kennedy Fr Jim O’ Connell Rita and Pat Scully Michelle de Forge and the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise for hosting the exhibition. Thanks to Jenny Haughton for her essay Novel Compositions. Thanks to Mary P Corcoran for writing Talking Townscape and Patricia Kettle for assistance with research. Maynooth University Publications Committee Maynooth University Library for hosting the exhibition. The Irish Architectural Archive for hosting the exhibition in Dublin. Thanks to Wendy Wright for her help with setting up appointments for initial house visits. For The Laois Arts Office: Muireann Ní Chonaill (Arts Officer and Exhibition Curator) Bridie Keenan (Assistant Arts Officer) Patricia O’ Rourke (Assistant Arts Officer) Photography: Mary Burke, Michael Scully, Andy Mason Book Design: Eamon Sinnott & Partners, Naas. The artist would like to especially thank Aileen Ryan for her continued support and encouragement. CREDITS/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 76