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Graduate Profile: Cillian Sherlock, Journalism and New Media May 17, 2019 - Cillian Sherlock graduated from LM039 BA in Journalism and New Media in 2017. He is now a TV presenter and reporter with RTÉ News. Why did you choose UL/this course? This course appealed to me because I was always very interested in news and current affairs. I wanted to advance my writing and broadcast skills… Continue reading Graduate Profile: Cillian Sherlock, Journalism and New Media
Opinion: What do our accents say about us? May 16, 2019 - Dr Máiréad Moriarty, our Assistant Dean International, writes for RTÉ Brainstorm that while it is impossible to speak without an accent, it is something which is ultimately controlled by ourselves: Despite the fact that many people believe they do not speak with an accent, the reality is that it is impossible to speak without an… Continue reading Opinion: What do our accents say about us?
Our Graduates: Katie Grace Matthews, Law Plus May 15, 2019 - Katie Grace Matthews graduated from Bachelor of Laws (Law Plus) at University of Limerick in 2018. She is now a Legal Technology Analyst with Allen & Overy LLP. Katie discusses how studying with UL School of Law helped her career: Why did you choose this course? When I was choosing my University, the biggest factor for… Continue reading Our Graduates: Katie Grace Matthews, Law Plus
UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence May 14, 2019 - Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence
Go Gaga! Student creativity through Gaga Manifestos May 13, 2019 - As part of a final seminar in the module “Feminist Literary Theory: Perspectives on Women and Literature,” some of our MA students wrote their own Gaga Manifestos. The exercise was inspired by Jack Halberstam’s Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender and the End of Normal (2012), part of the curriculum in this module. Halberstam (a professor of… Continue reading Go Gaga! Student creativity through Gaga Manifestos

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