Skip to main content

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Trinity Menu Trinity Search

You are here Tuesday


The School of Law and the School of English present a programme of events investigating the history and impact of censorship in Ireland


  • Date:
    • Tuesday 30 April 2019
  • Time:
    • 17.00 - 19.00
  • Venue:
    • Emmet Theatre, Arts Building
  • Booking:
    • Booking required

About this event:

17.00-18.00: The History of Censorship in the Irish State presented by practising barristers Prof. Neville Cox and Ailbhe O'Neill

18.00-19.00: The History of Book Censorship presented by Conor Kostick

Event Participants:

  • Prof Neville Cox is an Associate Professor of Law and current Dean of Graduate Studies at Trinity College Dublin, as well as a practising barrister. He has been published on a wide variety of topics in law journals and books.
  • Ailbhe O'Neill lectures on Corporate Governance and Media Law on the LL.B Programme. She has published widely in these areas, both domestically and internationally, and is co-author of Media Law in Ireland (Bloomsbury, 2011).
  • Conor Kostick's awards for his work as an historian include, fellowships from the Irish Research Council and the University of Nottingham, a gold medal from Trinity College, Dublin, and the British Academy's Rising Star Engagement Award in 2015. That same year, he became Chairperson of the Irish Copyright Licensing Agency and was appointed a member of the Board of the National Library of Ireland.