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Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

Paul Bradfield delivered a guest lecture titled “Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda” on the 11th February, to LL.M. /M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice students, and staff in the School of Law and Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies. Paul delivered a very interesting and informative lecture on the… Continue reading Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

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A&L Goodbody Moot Court Competition 2019

The School of Law’s Internal Moot Court Competition, sponsored by A&L Goodbody solicitors, took place on 6th-7th February 2019. The preliminary rounds were judged by Sinead Eaton, Hope Davidson, Dr Margaret Fitzgerald O'Reilly, Eoin Quill, Professor Paul McCutcheon, and Dr Norah Burns. All judges commented on the high standard of mooting displayed by students throughout… Continue reading A&L Goodbody Moot Court Competition 2019

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154 days and counting…

By Jacqui Mannix Geoghegan (1st year LM002 BA Arts, University of Limerick) I started at UL on the 6th of September 2018 and the last 154 days have been the most exciting time of my life. I don’t think anything can prepare you for the freedom and adventure university has to offer. Coming from such… Continue reading 154 days and counting…

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LISTEN: Prof. Eoin Devereux on RTÉ 2 FM

Head of the Department of Sociology at UL, Prof. Eoin Devereux, spoke to Dave Fanning yesterday on RTÉ'S 2FM, talking about HEART & SOUL: Critical Essays on Joy Division, edited by Dr Martin J Power, Prof. Eoin Devereux and Dr Aileen Dillane. The book was launched last month in Dolans, Limerick. Direct link (Eoin's interview… Continue reading LISTEN: Prof. Eoin Devereux on RTÉ 2 FM

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Traveller accommodation roundtable at UL School of Law

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted an extremely interesting roundtable discussion considering the experiences of and difficulties in accessing Traveller accommodation. The event which was co-organised by Community Law and Mediation saw Siobhan O’Donoghue, Solicitor with CLM (Northside), present her research on the Traveller Loan Scheme to approximately 20 attendees. The… Continue reading Traveller accommodation roundtable at UL School of Law

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Housing Law and Policy students graduate from UL

  The School of Law was delighted to present a number of students who had completed its online Housing Law and Policy module with their Certificates of Completion on  Wednesday 30th January. The online module, which is co-delivered by the School of Law at the University of Limerick and Community Law & Mediation, examines the provision… Continue reading Housing Law and Policy students graduate from UL

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IWAMD Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance’s Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH)  The NRH provides a comprehensive range of specialist rehabilitation services to patients from throughout Ireland who, as a result of an accident, illness or injury have acquired a physical or cognitive disability and require specialist rehabilitation. The music therapy service… Continue reading IWAMD Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital

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The IRA and the First Dail

Dr Ruán O'Donnell (Department of History) gave a paper on ‘The IRA and the First Dail’ in the National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin on 17th January. This formed part of the official launch of the new special exhibition on the First Dail by the National Museum of Ireland. Dr O'Donnell's talk was part of an… Continue reading The IRA and the First Dail

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The medium matters: new research into reading comprehension shows paper is preferred to digital screens

We live in an era of ever more swift and pervasive digitisation. Digital technologies offer tremendous opportunities with respect to the production, access, storage and transmission of information, at the same time as they challenge a number of long established reading practices. Over the last four years a group of almost 200 scholars and scientists… Continue reading The medium matters: new research into reading comprehension shows paper is preferred to digital screens

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Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: Echoes from the Well

Mel Mercier is Professor and Chair of Performing Arts at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick. Mel wrote a lovely piece in tribute to Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin for the Irish Echo: "Admired and beloved of his students, colleagues, fellow musicians, friends and audiences alike,  his ultimate vision was both humanitarian… Continue reading Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: Echoes from the Well

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AHSS graduations, January 2019

UL, this week, celebrates the graduation of 1,715 students in total across its four faculties as it holds its annual Winter Conferring Ceremonies.  Included in this are 12 Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students who were yesterday conferred with PhD awards. Among the graduates this week is Dr Sindy Joyce, Mincéir (Traveller); human… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2019

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Music and the Mind on RTÉ Lyric fm

Music and the Mind is a unique new series on RTÉ Lyric fm - melding music and conversation, the shows will cover relaxation and mindfulness; exercise and an active life; and sleep and its importance to our health. In a series of live broadcasts from Radio Centre, presenter Liz Nolan will be joined by experts in the fields of psychology, fitness… Continue reading Music and the Mind on RTÉ Lyric fm