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University of Limerick students take to the airwaves with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

Susan Ní Dhonnchadha and Cionnaith Ó Conalláin presenting new radio series, Ar Bhruach na Sionainne, on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. A talented group of students from University of Limerick's Irish World Academy of Music and Dance are helming a new series on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta this summer. The series of six programmes, which started last… Continue reading University of Limerick students take to the airwaves with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

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Terrorism, Crime & Justice Summer School Class Trip

American students on the Terrorism, Crime & Justice Summer School went on a class trip to Spike Island in Cork on 28th May. They were accompanied by Louise McNeil (PhD candidate at the School of Law). The students are studying at the School of Law for three weeks and are lectured by members of the… Continue reading Terrorism, Crime & Justice Summer School Class Trip

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Call It Out campaign launched at University of Limerick

Stephen O'Hare, Teni, Piotr Godzisz, Lambda Warsaw, Ellen Murray, Teni, Richard Lynch, ILove Limerick, Dr Jennifer Schweppe, HHRG UL and D. Amanda Haynes, UL. Picture: Alan Place 'Call It Out’ is a civil society campaign to highlight and address the harm caused by homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Ireland. The campaign is being led by… Continue reading Call It Out campaign launched at University of Limerick

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UL English lecturer on panel for EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019

Belfast author Jan Carson has won the EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019 for her novel The Fire Starters. The award is worth €5,000 and is dedicated to supporting emerging talent throughout the European Union and to promote quality literature and its translation into other European languages. University of Limerick lecturer Sorcha de Brún from… Continue reading UL English lecturer on panel for EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019

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Prof. Tom Lodge becomes member of Royal Irish Academy

New members of the Royal Irish Academy at the 2019 admittance day ceremony held on 24th May Congratulations to Professor Tom Lodge, Department of Politics and Public Administration, who has become a member of the Royal Irish Academy. Tom was admitted into the RIA at a ceremony on Friday 24th May. Professor Lodge has worked… Continue reading Prof. Tom Lodge becomes member of Royal Irish Academy

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UL lecturer runs website to help voters choose election candidates

The country will take to the polls this Friday 24th May to vote in European Elections. WhichCandidate is a ‘voting advice application’ that allows voters to compare their own policy views with those of the candidates standing for election. The website is run by Dr Rory Costello (Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of… Continue reading UL lecturer runs website to help voters choose election candidates

All posts, History, News & events, Students, Taught postgraduates

UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

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AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

The AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at UL.  This year, postgraduate researchers from UL were joined by postgraduate researchers from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick Institute of Technology. The Assistant Dean of Research, Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann welcomed the attendees… Continue reading AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

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UL Law Professor speaks on circumstantial evidence in documentary on the trial of Patrick Quirke

Professor Shane Kilcommins (School of Law) spoke on the issue of circumstantial evidence on the The Trial of Patrick Quirke documentary which aired on Virgin Media One on Monday the 6th May at 10pm. A link to a clip of the documentary is available below: http://www.independent.ie/videos/entertainment/video-clip-from-virgin-medias-new-documentary-on-the-mr-moonlight-murder-trail-38080860.html

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UL launches new Community Research MA which offers real-life training in community projects

University of Limerick has launched a new taught postgraduate programme in Community Research. The MA Community Research+ programme is unique in providing students with real time, real-life on-the-job research training in community collaborative projects, locally and internationally. The MA Community Research+ is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in community based settings… Continue reading UL launches new Community Research MA which offers real-life training in community projects

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UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

(left to right) Sophie Walsh, Sinead Ni Raghaill and Amy Dermody Four legal apps created by final year law students from the Law Plus degree course at the University of Limerick have been launched. Dr Hugh O'Donnell of Ingenium TC, who was one of the competition judges, said he was overwhelmed by the output of… Continue reading UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

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UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner

Dr Alan Cusack, Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D. and Dr John Connolly Dr Alan Cusack and Dr John Connolly addressed the Minister for Justice, Mr Charles Flanagan T.D., and the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Mr Drew Harris, at a special one-day conference entitled, ‘Policing,… Continue reading UL researchers invited to speak at event with Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner