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Launch of the UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School New York, July 4, 2019 - Photos from the launch of the UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School New York, Glucksman Ireland House, NYU June 27th-30th, 2019 Led by internationally acclaimed and award-winning writers from the MA in Creative Writing, University of Limerick
The use of tablets in schools on RTÉ Radio 1 July 3, 2019 - Dr Ann Marcus Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication) spoke to RTÉ Radio 1's Drivetime about the use of technology in schools. Dr Marcus Quinn warns about the over-reliance on using tablets in schools, and that a blended approach works best for students.
Book on Seán Ó Ríordáin launched July 1, 2019 - Sheol an file Duibhneach, Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Ní insint dán ach bheith: Aistí ar Smaointeoireacht an Ríordánaigh (An Sagart, 2019) i nDún Chíomháin i gCorca Dhuibhne Dé Sathairn, 22 Meitheamh. Ba iad Tríona Ní Shíocháin (Coláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh) agus Ríona Ní Churtáin (Ollscoil Luimnigh) a chuir an cnuasach aistí seo in eagar. Pléann aistí… Continue reading Book on Seán Ó Ríordáin launched
Winner of the Inaugural Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize June 24, 2019 - Many congratulations to Shaunagh Marie O’Reilly, BA English & History, who has been announced as the winner of the Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize 2018/19 for her Final Year Project. Shaunagh’s dissertation, entitled ‘Shakespeare: An Inspiring Playwright,’ examining both the sources for and adaptations of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello, was completed under the supervision of Dr… Continue reading Winner of the Inaugural Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize
Workshops for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers June 24, 2019 - June was an eventful month with three workshops organised for Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate researchers that focused on research skills necessary for postgraduate researchers and early career researchers. The first of two workshops was given by Ashling Hayes, Head of Research Services in UL on 6th June, who outlined the importance of… Continue reading Workshops for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

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