All posts, In the press, Law, News & events, Podcasts & Videos

Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

Dean Strang, the defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ has taken up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick’s law programmes. Dean has spoken to RTE Radio 1, Clare FM and Limerick Today about his time at UL. Listen to Dean on the… Continue reading Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

All posts, Law, News & events

Bar Council of India recognition for UL Law degrees

Brilliant news for our Law students - the School of Law at the University of Limerick has secured recognition of UL Law programmes by the Bar Council of India. UL's School of Law is only the second law school in Ireland to achieve such recognition. The approval process saw a week-long visit of a high… Continue reading Bar Council of India recognition for UL Law degrees

All posts, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events

Language Exchange meeting for UL and international students

Each semester the Language Learning Hub at the University of Limerick organises a Language Exchange Meeting, which give UL students and international students the chance to meet, improve their languages and learn about each others' cultures.   More photos can be found on Languages@UL's Facebook page. Well done to Catherine Jeanneau, who organises the meeting!

All posts, Law, News & events

Brazilian students complete Winter School in Family Law at UL

The School of Law, UL, was delighted to host a group of visiting students from Brazil in January 2018 for a four week “Winter School in Family Law”. The students, who are all studying Law in Maringá, Brazil, studied a wide range of Family Law issues including marriage, divorce, domestic violence, surrogacy, children’s rights and… Continue reading Brazilian students complete Winter School in Family Law at UL

All posts, Law, News & events

‘Making A Murderer’ attorney to lecture UL law students

The defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ will take up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick's law programmes. American attorney Dean Strang will deliver lectures over six weeks at UL's School of Law starting on February 10, 2018. Mr Strang provided legal… Continue reading ‘Making A Murderer’ attorney to lecture UL law students

All posts, News & events, Sociology

Faculty funding for two Sociology conferences

PhD student with the Department of Sociology, Zach Roche, recalls his experience at two conferences, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS), University of Limerick: Over the summer I was blessed with the opportunity to attend two excellent conferences thanks to the funding I received from AHSS at UL. The first… Continue reading Faculty funding for two Sociology conferences

All posts, Culture & Communication, History, Law, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Politics & Public Administration, Sociology

UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

Join us on Thursday the 22nd of February, from 17.30 to 19.30, at the University of Limerick Postgrad Open Evening, in The Pavilion on the University’s North Campus. The University of Limerick offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes and invites you to meet UL Faculty and current postgraduates to learn more about the opportunities… Continue reading UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

All posts, Articles, Law

International Study Exchange Experience at the School of Law, UL

The School of Law was delighted to welcome four Study Exchange students from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to the University of Limerick for the autumn/winter semester 2017/18. The law students (Brooke Haberstock, Kaitlin Kuefler, Matthew Janssen and Meaghan Partridge) studied a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules delivered by the School of… Continue reading International Study Exchange Experience at the School of Law, UL

All posts, Articles, Law

Housing Law and Policy Students Graduate from School of Law

On Thursday 25th January, 2018 the School of Law was delighted to welcome back some of its students who undertook its Housing Law and Policy online programme in Autumn/Winter 2017. In a combined initiative between the School of Law, UL and Community Law and Mediation, the programme addressed a range of legal and policy issues in… Continue reading Housing Law and Policy Students Graduate from School of Law

All posts, Articles, Culture & Communication

Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

AHSS post-graduate research student Margaret Grene attended the 11th Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria in September 2017. Her attendance was funded by the AHSS postgraduate travel award. Margaret’s research is exploring how health information providers can communicate with asthma patients using plain language, to help these patients use their asthma inhalers effectively. … Continue reading Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) conference in Austria

All posts, History

PhD research trip to Washington DC

By William O'Neill, PhD Candidate, Department of History Having been awarded funding from the Faculty of AHSS, I was able to embark on a research trip to the United States in May 2017. I visited the National Archives and Records Administration building just outside Washington DC, called NARA II. This is where the United States… Continue reading PhD research trip to Washington DC

All posts, Articles, Culture & Communication

Opinion: The media still has work to do regarding the Kerry Babies case

Audrey Galvin (School of Culture & Communication) wrote for RTE's Brainstorm about the Kerry Babies case. She says that Joanne Hayes may have received apologies from the state and the gardaí, but there is still unfinished business in the case: "Little was said about those who levelled these charges against her and few photographs were printed… Continue reading Opinion: The media still has work to do regarding the Kerry Babies case