Professor Nial Osborough obituary
The Irish Times has published a full obituary of Professor Nial Osborough, naming him as Ireland’s greatest legal historian.
The emeritus professor of jurisprudence and legal history at UCD Sutherland School of Law passed away late last year at the age of 81.
He was a former head of both Trinity Law School and UCD School of Law, as well as a past president of the Irish Legal History Society (ILHS).
His works included Borstal in Ireland (1975), Law and the Emergence of Modern Dublin (1996), Studies in Irish Legal History (1999), Literature, Judges and the Law (2008), The Law School of University Colege Dublin (2014) and The Irish Stage: A Legal History (2015).