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Interview with UL historian about his book The Irish Parliament, 1613–89 May 24, 2019 - Dr Coleman A. Dennehy, a historian at the University of Limerick, was recently interviewed about his book The Irish Parliament, 1613–89: The Evolution of a Colonial Institution (2019), published by Manchester University Press. “This book seeks to highlight the role that parliament played in the state and also how it interacted with the other components… Continue reading Interview with UL historian about his book The Irish Parliament, 1613–89
LISTEN: ‘Limerick Today – The problem of unrecorded/unpaid overtime’ May 23, 2019 - Lecturer in Employment Law at UL, Eddie Keane, spoke to the Limerick Today programme about the issue of unpaid overtime and the non-compliance of employers with Irish legislation on keeping records of time worked by employees. Listen now:
UL lecturer runs website to help voters choose election candidates May 23, 2019 - The country will take to the polls this Friday 24th May to vote in European Elections. WhichCandidate is a ‘voting advice application’ that allows voters to compare their own policy views with those of the candidates standing for election. The website is run by Dr Rory Costello (Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of… Continue reading UL lecturer runs website to help voters choose election candidates
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?

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