David Limond lectures in history of education at Trinity College Dublin and has previously held posts in universities and colleges in the UK. His research interests are primarily concerned with progressive education in the UK in the 1960s and 1970s and the past and future of universities. He was previously reviews editor of History of Education Researcher.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

"A normal and useful method of class control?" Policy on corporal punishment in Irish schools c1974-1985 in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Education Policy in Ireland Since 1922, Springer, 2022, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2022

'"Dochum glorie De agus onora na hEireann": Revising History in Ireland' in, editor(s)Christopher Berg and Theodore Christou , The Palgrave Handbook of History and Social Studies Education, New York/London, Palgrave, 2020, pp387 - 414, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2020 URL TARA - Full Text

Advanced Education for Working People: The Catholic Workers' College, a Case Study in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Essays in the History of Irish Education, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp339 - 358, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2016

David Limond, The OWLS of Minerva: A Model for Green Education?, Prospero, 23, (3), 2016, p11 - 15Journal Article, 2016

David Limond, The Jesuits, Mary and Joseph: The Catholic Workers' College Dublin - 1951-1966, Catholic Historical Review, 102, (2), 2016, p318 - 339Journal Article, 2016

Prospects for a Private, Indigenous and For-Profit University in Dublin in, editor(s)Andrew Loxley, Aidan Seery and John Walsh , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp110 - 122, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2014

Limond, David, The New University Technical Colleges: Some Thoughts, Prospero, 18, (4), 2012, p23 - 29Journal Article, 2012

The Gods of the Market-Place Tumble: Against Neo-Liberalism, for Intellectualism and Towards New Universities for Ireland in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Degrees of Nonsense: The Demise of the University in Ireland, Dublin, Glasnevin Publishing, 2012, pp88 - 107, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2012

David Limond, From a position of educational prominence to one of almost total obscurity? Royston James Lambert and Dartington Hall School, Journal of Historical Biography, 12, 2012, p60 - 88Journal Article, 2012

David Limond, The Little Red Schoolbook: A Paper Tiger Reflects, Sex Education, 12, (5), 2012, p523 - 534Journal Article, 2012

David Limond, Silencing the Other Black Paper Authors, History of Education Review, 44, (1), 2012, p52 - 65Journal Article, 2012

David Limond, Towards a for-profit university for Dublin: Another brick in the wall of neo-liberalism, Higher Education Review, 43, (1), 2010, p38 - 51Journal Article, 2010

David Limond, An historic culture rapidly, universally and thoroughly restored? British influence on Irish education since 1922, Comparative Education, 46, (4), 2010, p449 - 462Journal Article, 2010

More of a school than a show? Events in Glasgow, 1888-1988 in, editor(s)Martin Lawn , Modelling the Future: Exhibitions and the Materiality of Schooling, Didcot, Symposium Books, 2009, pp183 - 203, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2009

David Limond, I hope someone castrates you, you perverted bastard: Martin Cole's sex education film Growing Up, Sex Education, 9, (4), 2009, p409 - 419Journal Article, 2009

David Limond, Strangers and Sojourners: Who Were Miss V and Miss W?, African Identities, 6, (1), 2008, p29 - 43Journal Article, 2008

David Limond, Living and Learning in the Docklands of Dublin, Studies, 97, (388), 2008, p403 - 412Journal Article, 2008

David Limond, 'I never imagined the time would come': Martin Cole, Growing Up and the limits of sex education in 1970s England, History of Education, 37, (3), 2008, p407-427Journal Article, 2008

David Limond, Miss Joyce Lang, Kidbrooke and the 'Great comprehensive debate', History of Education, 36, (3), 2007, p339 - 352Journal Article, 2007

Outcasts of the Orkney (and Other) Islands: Abusive Scottish Insular Teachers, 1872-1945 in, editor(s)Anthony Potts and Tom O'Donoghue , Schools as Dangerous Places: A Historical Perspective, Youngstown, Cambria Press, 2007, pp213 - 242, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2007

David Limond, Education, Neo-Liberalism and Contemporary Ireland, Studies, 96, (382), 2007, p169 - 178Journal Article, 2007

David Limond, Patrick Pearse and St Ita's College, History Ireland, March/April, (14/2), 2006, p8 - 9Journal Article, 2006

David Limond, Marginalisation: what is it good for?, Prospero, 12, (2), 2006, p19 - 29Journal Article, 2006

History of Education, 34, 5, (2005), David Limond, [eds.], Special editionJournal, 2005

Keeping your head and losing it in the celluloid classroom: [non]sense and [feminine] sensibility in two films of boarding school life, If... and Picnic at hanging rock in, editor(s)Ulrike Mietzner, Kevin Myers and Nick Peim , Visual History, Bern, Peter Lang, 2005, pp147 - 164, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2005

David Limond, The schoolmaster of all Ireland: the progressive credentials of Patrick Henry Pearse, 1879-1916, History of Education Review, 34, (1), 2005, p63 - 73Journal Article, 2005

David Limond, Frequently but naturally, Sex Education, 5, (2), 2005, p107 - 118Journal Article, 2005

David Limond, Michael Duane after Risinghill, Journal of Educational Administration and History, 37, (1), 2005, p85 - 94Journal Article, 2005

David Limond, Market-speak and malaise in our universities, Studies, 94 (winter), 2005, p407 - 415Journal Article, 2005

David Limond, Illuminating schools and communities, Forum, 47, (2&3), 2005, p179 - 188Journal Article, 2005

David Limond, Forgive us our transgressions...insiders and outsiders in the history of education: an editorial, History of Education, 34, (5), 2005, p467 - 471Journal Article, 2005

David Limond, An educational crisis for Scotland, Scottish Educational Review, 36, (1), 2004, p58 - 65Journal Article, 2004

David Limond, You can't understand unless you know Mr Duane, Irish Educational Studies, 22, (3), 2003, p29 - 44Journal Article, 2003

David Limond, Dead man talking, History of Education Society Bulletin, (72), 2003, p65 - 73Journal Article, 2003

David Limond, Risinghill Revised, History of Education, 31, (6), 2002, p611 - 622Journal Article, 2002

David Limond, Risinghill and the ecology of fear, Educational Review, 54, (2), 2002, p165 - 172Journal Article, 2002

Like the spirit of the army: fascistic discourse and the National Association of Schoolmasters, 1919-1939 in, editor(s)Joyce Goodman and Jane Martin , Gender, colonialism and education: the politics of experience, London, Woburn, 2002, pp99 - 123, [David Limond]Book Chapter, 2002

David Limond, Philosophy, pantomime and policy-making in education, Prospero, 8, (3), 2002, p48 - 54Journal Article, 2002

David Limond, Locality, education and authority in Scotland, Oxford Review of Education , 28, (2/3), 2002, p359 - 371Journal Article, 2002

David Limond, Remaining true to vocation and conscience, Paedagogica Historica, 36, (3), 2000, p1 - 23Journal Article, 2000

David Limond, 'Remaining true to vocation and conscience'..., Paedagogica Historica, 38, (3), 2000, p1-21Journal Article, 2000

David Limond, 'Remaining true to vocation and conscience'..., Paedagogica Historica, 38, (3), 2000, p1-21Journal Article, 2000

David Limond, It was the flappers who tilted the scales, History of Education Society Bulletin, (66), 2000, p101 - 109Journal Article, 2000

David Limond, Only talk in the staffroom, History of Education, 29, (3), 2000, p239 - 253Journal Article, 2000

David Limond, All our Scotch education is in vain, History of Education, 28, (3), 1999, p297 - 312Journal Article, 1999

David Limond, Vic Brown, Unlikely Revolutionary: Art Schools, Further Education, Student Revolts, Liberal Studies and the "'68-ers", 2018Working Paper, 2018 TARA - Full Text

David Limond, Review of Trinity in War and Revolution: 1912-1923, by Tomas Irish , History of Education, 46, (3), 2017, p414-415Review, 2017

David Limond, Refusing to Prove my Innocence: Garda vetting in twenty-first-century Irish schools, 2016Working Paper, 2016 TARA - Full Text

David Limond, (Re)moving statues, History Ireland, 18, (2), 2010, p10 - 11Journal Article, 2010

David Limond, Review of The Death of Progressive Education: How Teachers Lost Control of the Classroom, by Roy Lowe , History of Education, 38, (1), 2009, p156-158Review, 2009

David Limond, It's time for schools to slip the chains, Sunday Times: Ireland, 18, (January), 2009, p17-Journal Article, 2009

David Limond, Resist the rise of faith schools, Times Educational Supplement, 12, (December), 2008Journal Article, 2008

David Limond, Review of Female Education in Ireland, 1700-1900: Minerva or Madonna, by D Raftery and S Parkes , Cambridge Journal of Education, 38, (2), 2008, p285-286Review, 2008

David Limond, OECD Education at a Glance 2007, Public Affairs Ireland, (43), 2007, p15 - 15Journal Article, 2007

David Limond, Island of saints and scholars?, Public Affairs Ireland, (29), 2006, p5-Journal Article, 2006

David Limond, Review of Getting it wrong from the beginning, by Kieran Egan , Education Review, 57, (1), 2005, p113-114Review, 2005

David Limond, Conscience is not a crime in time of war, Times Educational Supplement: Scotland, 2005, p29 JulyJournal Article, 2005

Research Expertise

History of education

Publications and Further Research Outputs

    Graduate Students' Union Supervisor of the Year2016-2017

Former member - History of Education Society (UK).

Founder member - Cultures, Academic Values and Education Research Centre

Former member of History of Education Society (UK) Executive Committee.