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School of Law Names China Internship Winner

The School of Law, University of Limerick, is delighted to announce Ms Niamh Shanahan (4th year Law Plus) as this year’s recipient of the School of Law/CRCC Asia Scholarship to conduct a two-month legal internship in China in summer 2018. Each year, the School of Law supports one student to the tune of €1,750 to… Continue reading School of Law Names China Internship Winner

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UL research establishes child involvement in organised crime

A University of Limerick study has established evidence that the deliberate involvement of children in criminal networks can be found throughout Ireland and extends beyond the ‘Greentown’ single area study. The National Prevalence Study, launched by Minister of State David Stanton, TD has established that findings from the ‘Lifting a Lid on Greentown’ research based… Continue reading UL research establishes child involvement in organised crime

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Preaching what we practice: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam on Public History

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam (Department of History) delivered a paper at the ‘Why Public History?’ Conference held at a snowy Queen’s University Belfast on 7-8 December 2017. Over 2 days, 12 panels of 33 papers were delivered on a variety of topics concerning the practice of history in the public realm – museums, archives, anniversaries, education… Continue reading Preaching what we practice: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam on Public History

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Developing language policy research in China

Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes, Chair in Applied Languages and Executive Dean of the Faculty, recently visited China as the 2017 China State Language Commission Distinguished Visiting Professor of Language Policy. Helen was hosted by Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) and undertook a variety of activities during her stay, including a talk for scholars at the Shanghai… Continue reading Developing language policy research in China

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Conference at UL explores football and politics

On November 23rd and 24th, the annual conference of the Football Collective, a dedicated multidisciplinary international network of over 200 academics and sports practitioners, was held at the University of Limerick. Organized by Dr James Carr, Dr Martin Power (Department of Sociology) and Dr Stephen Millar (Visiting Leverhulme fellow at UL’s Popular Music and Popular… Continue reading Conference at UL explores football and politics

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Friel gives Brexit presentation to UL Alumni in London

Professor Raymond J Friel, as Special Advisor to the UL President on European Policy (with a focus on Brexit) joined the President at a UL Alumni Gathering in London on November 16. This exceptionally well attended event was opened by Dr Des Fitzgerald as UL President who outlined in detail the achievements of the University,… Continue reading Friel gives Brexit presentation to UL Alumni in London

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Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

The story of a Limerick family who have gone to extraordinary lengths to ease the agony of terminal illness features in the tenth edition of Limerick Voice, published on December 7th, 2017. Other powerful stories about people overcoming enormous physical disabilities to achieve greatness on the sporting fields and in wider society are also recounted… Continue reading Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

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Annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference at UL

The annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference was held at UL on Saturday 18 November 2017. The theme of the conference was "Applied Linguistics in the era of globalisation: Opportunities, challenges, practices". The event attracted over 80 delegates and featured 40 presentations from delegates based on three continents and in more than ten countries. The plenary… Continue reading Annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference at UL

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Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan named Dobbin Atlantic Scholar for 2017/18

Congratulations to Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan (School of Law, University of Limerick), who has been selected by the Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF) as a Dobbin Atlantic Scholar for 2017/18 to visit and conduct research at Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Canada. The Schulich School of Law is the oldest university-based common law school in… Continue reading Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan named Dobbin Atlantic Scholar for 2017/18

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Minority Religions Symposium Hosted by School of Law

The School of Law yesterday hosted a symposium entitled: ‘Minority Religions under Irish Law: Islam in National and International Context’. The event, which was organised by Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan, drew both national and international experts to discuss issues surrounding the accommodation or integration of minority religions in Ireland with a specific focus on the ever… Continue reading Minority Religions Symposium Hosted by School of Law

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Mr Justice John Edwards appointed President of the Association of Judges of Ireland

The School of Law is delighted to announce that Mr Justice John Edwards, a Court of Appeal judge and an Adjunct Professor in the School, has recently been appointed President of the Association of Judges of Ireland (AJI). AJI is a representative organisation for judges, which is primarily concerned with their conditions of work and… Continue reading Mr Justice John Edwards appointed President of the Association of Judges of Ireland

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AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

This week the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed Transition Year students on to campus for Taster Sessions in our wide variety of undergraduate subjects. 620 students from 21 schools visited the University of Limerick on 28-28th November, for course talks and subject lectures. Students from Mayo, Waterford and Laois visited, as well… Continue reading AHSS welcomes TY students to campus