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Assoc Professor Kevin Costello

Assoc Professor

Kevin Costello

Associate Professor
UCD Sutherland School of Law
01 716 4126
University College Dublin, UCD Sutherland School of Law, Sutherland School of Law Belfield Dublin 4


Dr Kevin Costello is a Senior Lecturer in the Sutherland School of Law University College Dublin. His publications include monographs on The Law of Habeas Corpus in Ireland (2006) and The Court of Admiralty of Ireland 1575-1893 (2011), as well as articles on aspects of English and Irish legal history, administrative law and employment law, published in English, Irish and American journals. His principal current research interest is in the history of judicial review of administrative action in English law between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries. In 2014, he was one of the first recipients of the Irish National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Teaching Heroes Award. .


  • BA
    Trinity College Dublin
  • M Litt
    Trinity College Dublin
  • Barrister-at-Law
  • PhD Law
    University College Dublin