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Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Sir Conwy 2019 Jennifer de Brún and Irish World Academy artists-in-residence Fidget Feet Aerial Dance opened the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales with Y Tylwyth, an original show combining music and contemporary circus by Myrddin ap Dafydd, Gwyneth Glyn, Twm Morysa. Directed by award winning director Angharad Lee, the show was broadcast live… Continue reading Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales

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Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference

PhD candidate Marie Gethins (School of English, Irish, and Communication) attended the Children’s Literature Association conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference (13-15 June 2019) brought together scholars and educators to consider the portrayal and influence of political, social, and cultural… Continue reading Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference

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Our graduates: Anna Henderson, BA in New Media and English

Anna Henderson graduated from our BA in New Media and English in 2017. She is now working as a Digital Marketing and Web Executive at the Bar of Ireland. Anna graduated in 2017 Why did you choose UL? I initially chose UL based on the fact it offered the course I wanted and feedback I… Continue reading Our graduates: Anna Henderson, BA in New Media and English

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Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris

Our postgraduate researcher Stephen Griffin (Department of History) received funding for his research trip to La Corneuve in Paris: Since 5 June I have been undertaking archival research at the Centre des archives diplomatiques, situated at La Corneuve in Paris. My primary aim is to examine the reports of French ambassadors who resided in Vienna between… Continue reading Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris

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Sexualities Summer School

Alena Kiel, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication, University of Limerick, writes about the Sexualities Summer School at the University of Manchester. Their attendance was funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The twelfth annual Sexualities Summer School was held at the University of Manchester on May 20-24 2019. Having… Continue reading Sexualities Summer School

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Our graduates: Katie Harrington, BA in New Media and English

Katie Harrington studied BA in New Media and English at the University of Limerick and graduated in 2009. She is now a freelance content and communications strategist, working in Dublin. In this blog post she talks about her time at UL and her move into freelance work. Why did you choose UL? I was 16… Continue reading Our graduates: Katie Harrington, BA in New Media and English

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BBC World Service report on airport security

UL's School of Law lecturer, Eddie Keane, featured in the BBC World Service, BBC World Business, report on security at airports, compiled by Russell Padmore. The report considered the concept of increasing monitoring of airport employees as a means of increasing security for passengers and goods. The report is available to listen to at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07k7rgf.

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Our graduates: Raymond Holian, BA in Law and Accounting

Many law graduates use their degree internationally to pursue highly successful careers in a range of diverse fields, from diplomacy to research, advocacy to financial services. Read about one of our students’ experience of pursuing a career as an Investment Compliance Officer with an international hedge fund company in New York. Raymond Holian (Graduate of… Continue reading Our graduates: Raymond Holian, BA in Law and Accounting

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History student’s research trip to the British National Archives

UL History PhD candidate Robert Collins writes about his research trip to the British National Archives, which was funded by the Department of History. As part of my PhD research, I recently conducted an archival visit to the National Archives in Kew in London. This was my second visit as I had conducted a three-day… Continue reading History student’s research trip to the British National Archives

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The use of tablets in schools on RTÉ Radio 1

Dr Ann Marcus Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication) spoke to RTÉ Radio 1's Drivetime about the use of technology in schools. Dr Marcus Quinn warns about the over-reliance on using tablets in schools, and that a blended approach works best for students.

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Book on Seán Ó Ríordáin launched

Tadhg Ó Dúshláine (An Sagart, foilsitheoirí/publishers), Ríona Ní Churtáin (Ollscoil Luimnigh/ UL), Tríona Ní Shíocháin (Coláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh/ UCC), Dairena Ní Chinnéide (file/poet) Sheol an file Duibhneach, Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Ní insint dán ach bheith: Aistí ar Smaointeoireacht an Ríordánaigh (An Sagart, 2019) i nDún Chíomháin i gCorca Dhuibhne Dé Sathairn, 22 Meitheamh. Ba… Continue reading Book on Seán Ó Ríordáin launched