People in Dublin offer their opinions on the censorship of films shown in Ireland's cinemas.
Dubliners give their views on Ireland's strict film censorship laws in this report filmed in St Stephen's Green shortly before the appointment of a new Censorship of Films Appeal Board
Since the introduction of the Censorship of Films Act in 1923, many films had been banned and those that did make it to the cinema screens were often cut if they contained material not in keeping with a Catholic ethos. It was not until 1965 that the laws were liberalised by Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan, who introduced age certificates to differentiate between films suitable for different audiences.
A 'Sixty Four' feature was broadcast on 1 December 1964. The reporter is Joe Fahy.