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UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

We are delighted to congratulate our Journalism students for their big win at the National Student Media Awards, more popularly known as the Smedias. The Limerick Voice, a newspaper published by Journalism students as part of their studies at the University of Limerick, was named Newspaper of the Year. The award was presented by The… Continue reading UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

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VIDEO: UL Politics lecturer addresses Citizen’s Assembly on Fixed Term Parliaments

Dr Rory Costello (Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick) addressed the Citizen's Assembly this weekend on the pros and cons of introducing a fixed-term parliament system. He said under the current system the Taoiseach can call an election when the Government party is popular, and can also surprise opponents. Watch Rory's full speech below...… Continue reading VIDEO: UL Politics lecturer addresses Citizen’s Assembly on Fixed Term Parliaments

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Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

The School of Law has nominated two students, Evana Lyons and Rebecca Lalor, to participate in this year’s Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme for Law Students. The purpose of the internship programme is to provide law students with experience that will be of assistance to them in their future careers. The Chief Justice will allocate… Continue reading Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

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VIDEO: Students from UL, LIT and MIC work together in intensive, Problem Based Learning exercise ‘LULITMI’

https://youtu.be/CqYA5VYORQw First year Public Administration students (from LM002 BA Arts) from the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, and community development students from Limerick Institute Technology came together this semester for an intensive, Problem Based Learning (PBL) exercise called 'LULITMI'. The exercise also formed part of the programme of the Limerick Spring Festival of… Continue reading VIDEO: Students from UL, LIT and MIC work together in intensive, Problem Based Learning exercise ‘LULITMI’

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French lecturer at UL made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of her service to French-language education

We are delighted to congratulate  our colleague Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) on being made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of outstanding service to French-language education. This is a fantastic and very well deserved achievement. The Ordre des Palmes académiques is a national order of France… Continue reading French lecturer at UL made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of her service to French-language education

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Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted Law for a Day for secondary school students on 4th April. The day is designed to allow second level students to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate law student. The event was organised by Dr Norah Burns and Carol Huguet of the… Continue reading Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

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Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá screened at UL

By Maria Rieder (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL) and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (IWAMD) proudly presented the Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá (2016) at UL on Wednesday 14th March. Alalá, directed by photographer, producer and director Remedios Malvárez,… Continue reading Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá screened at UL

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Historic visit by The Supreme Court of Ireland to Limerick

The Supreme Court of Ireland undertook a historic visit to Limerick on March 5th-7th 2018. It was only the second time the Court has ever sat outside Dublin. The new courthouse in Limerick was officially opened on the Monday evening by the Minister for Justice in the presence of the Supreme Court, and the judges… Continue reading Historic visit by The Supreme Court of Ireland to Limerick

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UL School of Law wins national DELTA award

We are pleased to congratulate the School of Law's Director of Teaching and Learning, Eddie Keane on his DELTA Award. Eleven projects from seven higher level institutions were announced as Awardees at the inaugural DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment) awards in Dublin on Wednesday 21st March). The awards were presented by the Minister for… Continue reading UL School of Law wins national DELTA award

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Frankenweek at UL: Call for proposals to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s seminal gothic novel Frankenstein. In honour of this occasion, members of the Centre for Early Modern Studies have partnered with the Frankenreads project – a global community of scholars and enthusiasts committed to celebrating Shelley’s remarkable achievement – to coordinate a Limerick-based series of events… Continue reading Frankenweek at UL: Call for proposals to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

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PODCAST: Dean Strang reflects upon his experiences in Ireland and his time in the University of Limerick

As his time in the School of Law draws to a close, Dean Strang spoke with Dr Susan Leahy, reflecting upon his experiences in Ireland and his time in the University of Limerick. Dr Leahy, Director of the Centre for Crime Justice and Victim Studies, spoke to Mr Strang on a wide range of topics… Continue reading PODCAST: Dean Strang reflects upon his experiences in Ireland and his time in the University of Limerick