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Senator David Norris - Biography

EDUCATED:

  • St. Andrew's College, The High School, Dublin;
  • Reade Pianoforte School;
  • Trinity College Dublin.

AWARDED:

  • Council of Europe Travelling Scholarship;
  • Walter Wormser Harris Prize;
  • First Foundation Scholarship in English Literature and Language;
  • Gold Medal University Philosophical Society;
  • Silver Medal, University Philosophical Society;
  • 1st Class Moderatorship TCD;
  • Nominated for European Human Rights Prize.

HON. LIFE MEMBER:

  • University Philosophical Society;
  • College Historical Society.

HON. MEMBER:

  • Knights of the Campanile.

LIFE MEMBER:

  • Friends of St. Patrick's Cathedral;
  • Dublin University Central Athletics Committee, TCD Association.

MEMBER:

  • Royal Zoological Society of Ireland;
  • Royal Dublin Society;
  • An Taisce;
  • Irish Federation of University Teachers;
  • Amnesty International;
  • Irish Georgian Society;
  • Dublin Crisis Conference Steering Committee.

CHAIRMAN:

  • James Joyce Cultural Centre, Dublin;
  • North Great Georges Street Preservation Society;
  • Friends of the Library TCD.

SENIOR LECTURER:

  • English Department TCD., College Tutor. (1968-1996).
  • Has broadcast and published internationally on a variety of literary, sociological and legal topics and has lectured at international scholarly gatherings in Europe, The Middle East and North America as well as Ireland.
  • Organiser of 1982 Joyce Centenary Celebrations in Dublin.
  • Irish editor proceedings of the International James Joyce Symposium.