About The Parish Review: Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies

The Parish Review is a peer-reviewed open-access academic journal dedicated to the writing, life, and reception of Brian O'Nolan (pseud. Flann O'Brien, Myles na gCopaleen).

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principal that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors of articles published in The Parish Review remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the original contents of the article according to the Creative Commons Attribution license agreement.

Third-party content is included in articles for research and education purposes only under Academic Fair Dealing/Fair Use. Unless otherwise stated, all third-party content is copyright its original owners; all images of and references to characters and comic art presented on this site are ©, ® or ™ their respective owners.

Archiving Policy

The journal’s publisher, Open Library of Humanities, focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. Content is also archived around the world to ensure long-term availability.

The Parish Review is indexed by the following services:

In addition, all journals are available for harvesting via OAI-PMH.

To ensure permanency of all publications, this journal also utilises CLOCKSS, and LOCKSS archiving systems to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.

If The Parish Review is not indexed by your preferred service, please let us know by emailing support@openlibhums.org or alternatively by making an indexing request directly with the service.


The Parish Review joined the Open Library of Humanities and became fully Open Access in 2019. Articles published before this date have been made freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution License. All content published since 2019 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.