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Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello May 26, 2020 - Una Costello is a professional genealogist living in Ballina, Co Tipperary, who has set up her own genealogy research business: Celtic Genealogy (www.celticgeneology.ie). Una describes how the Masters in History of Family at UL helped her in her current career in geneology and the historical research surrounding this. What made you choose the MA in History of Family at UL? I have… Continue reading Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello
‘Article by Dr. Alan Cusack published in The International Journal of Evidence and Proof’ Friday, 8 May 2020 May 8, 2020 - WEBSITE ENTRY  On Wednesday, 6 May 2020, The International Journal of Evidence and Proof published a research article by Dr. Alan Cusack of the School of Law at the University of Limerick. The article which is entitled, ‘Addressing Vulnerability in Ireland’s Criminal Justice System: A Survey of Recent Statutory Developments’, offers a critical appraisal of recent statutory… Continue reading ‘Article by Dr. Alan Cusack published in The International Journal of Evidence and Proof’ Friday, 8 May 2020
The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe May 5, 2020 - Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in a multi-cultural, fast paced, exciting environment on issues that can make a difference in normal people’s lives? Then a career within the European institutions might just be for you. There are many diverse careers available to graduates from translation and interpreting to working in administrative,… Continue reading The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe
Masters in Public Administration: Postgraduate Student Profile – Jurate Andrijauskiene April 27, 2020 - What made you study at UL? I worked in a private sector managerial role for twelve years and decided to change my career path. I joined Limerick City and County Council in 2017 and I knew that I would build strong customer service, communication, and leadership skills in this role. But I felt that I… Continue reading Masters in Public Administration: Postgraduate Student Profile – Jurate Andrijauskiene
Speed and Space: Recent(-ish) Developments in Internet Music and Sound April 22, 2020 - Due to Covid-19 many musicians have begun to explore live streaming technologies and are posting non real-time Zoom collaborations. How much these habits continue after a vaccine is found remains to be seen, but I would assume that some of these practices are here to stay. From an educational point of view, we must incorporate… Continue reading Speed and Space: Recent(-ish) Developments in Internet Music and Sound

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