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Vacancy: Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020 September 10, 2019 - Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020 Post Title: Creative Writing Fellow. School of English, Irish and Communications, Creative Writing programme, UL. Closing Date: 14 October 2019, 5 pm GMT. Applications are invited from Irish writers of established reputation for the position of Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020. The role is… Continue reading Vacancy: Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020
Ireland in the European Eye reviewed in the Irish Times September 5, 2019 - The Irish Times recently reviewed the book Ireland in the European Eye, edited by Bettina Migge and UL’s Dr Gisela Holfter (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics). The review, written by Eamon Maher, described the book as “an excellent analysis of Ireland’s various interactions with its European allies, from the early medieval period up… Continue reading Ireland in the European Eye reviewed in the Irish Times
University of Limerick graduate joins RTÉ news2day team September 4, 2019 - University of Limerick Journalism and New Media graduate Aisling Moloney, has turned TV presenter as the newest addition to the RTÉ news2day team. News2day is RTÉ’s news television programme designed specifically for children, featuring Irish and international news of interest to a young audience. Following a call out to media and journalism graduates across the country, and a… Continue reading University of Limerick graduate joins RTÉ news2day team
Erasmus+ Staff Mobility workshops September 4, 2019 - Dr Niamh Lenahan, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, took part in two Erasmus+ Staff Mobility workshops this summer, in the Czech Republic and Romania: During the summer 2019, I travelled to two countries to attend academic workshops. In June I went to Brno, Czech Republic and in July I travelled to Timisoara in… Continue reading Erasmus+ Staff Mobility workshops
Listen: Johnny Connolly on Limerick 95FM on changes to Garda Síochana August 29, 2019 - Plans to reduce the number of Garda Síochana regions and divisions in order to switch to a more community-based approach to policing in Ireland were announced on the 22nd August. The shake-up will see almost 1,800 extra Gardaí deployed to frontline duties. There was a mixed reaction to the proposed new operating. Some of the concerns… Continue reading Listen: Johnny Connolly on Limerick 95FM on changes to Garda Síochana

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