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Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales August 20, 2019 - Jennifer de Brún and Irish World Academy artists-in-residence Fidget Feet Aerial Dance opened the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales with Y Tylwyth, an original show combining music and contemporary circus by Myrddin ap Dafydd, Gwyneth Glyn, Twm Morysa. Directed by award winning director Angharad Lee, the show was broadcast live on BBC, S4C and ITV.… Continue reading Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales
Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference August 16, 2019 - PhD candidate Marie Gethins (School of English, Irish, and Communication) attended the Children’s Literature Association conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference (13-15 June 2019) brought together scholars and educators to consider the portrayal and influence of political, social, and cultural… Continue reading Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference
Our graduates: Anna Henderson, BA in New Media and English August 15, 2019 - Anna Henderson graduated from our BA in New Media and English in 2017. She is now working as a Digital Marketing and Web Executive at the Bar of Ireland. Why did you choose UL? I initially chose UL based on the fact it offered the course I wanted and feedback I had heard from friends… Continue reading Our graduates: Anna Henderson, BA in New Media and English
Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris August 15, 2019 - Our postgraduate researcher Stephen Griffin (Department of History) received funding for his research trip to La Corneuve in Paris: Since 5 June I have been undertaking archival research at the Centre des archives diplomatiques, situated at La Corneuve in Paris. My primary aim is to examine the reports of French ambassadors who resided in Vienna between… Continue reading Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris
Sexualities Summer School August 15, 2019 - Alena Kiel, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication, University of Limerick, writes about the Sexualities Summer School at the University of Manchester. Their attendance was funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The twelfth annual Sexualities Summer School was held at the University of Manchester on May 20-24 2019. Having… Continue reading Sexualities Summer School

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