Censored Lecture Series Continues

Pic: Wikimedia Commons

Pic: Wikimedia Commons

Censored continues in the National Print Museum from tomorrow.

The second part of the free public lecture series will focus on censorship in Ireland from the 18th century to the 21st.

Tomorrow’s lecture by Prof Andrew Carpenter begins at 6.30pm, and is entitled Censorship and deception in the printing of Swift’s works 1690-1758. The series then continues until May, with ‘Controlling the Message’: Irish newspapers and press censorship 1881-91 by Dr Myles Dungan on February 5; Censorship and Irish writing in the 20th century by Dr Eoghan Smith on April 2; and finishing with ‘The Embrace of Love’: the censoring of Kate O’Brien by Dr Eibhear Walshe on May 5.

All lectures begin at 6.30pm with a duration of one hour. Admission is free, but booking is essential. To book your place, contact the museum on (01) 660 3770, or info@nationalprintmuseum.ie.

By Aimée Mac Leod