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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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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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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

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Listen: Eddie Keane on RTÉ Morning Ireland discussing Aer Lingus CCTV monitoring of staff

Eddie Keane, Lecturer in Employment Law at University of Limerick, responds to moves by Aer Lingus to introduce CCTV monitoring of staff in response to the loss of 'millions of euro' in stock on RTÉ Morning Ireland. Listen now: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/morning-ireland/programmes/2018/1203/1014788-morning-ireland-monday-3-december-2018/?clipid=102991863#102991863+

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UL lecturer calls for rape trial reform after Cork trial protests

Dr Susan Leahy (School of Law, University of Limerick) and Dr Catherine O’Sullivan (UCC) have called for “legal and social reform” following protests over a Cork rape trial in which the 17-year-old complainant’s lacy underwear was referenced in the defence barrister’s speech to the jury. Dr Leahy, who recently co-authored Sexual Offending in Ireland: Laws, Procedures and… Continue reading UL lecturer calls for rape trial reform after Cork trial protests

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LISTEN: The problem with street harassment

Dr Amanda Haynes spoke to Limerick Today about the issue of street harassment and the effect it can have on victims. Listen now: www.live95fm.ie/on-air/shows/limerick-today/limerick-today-podcasts/october-2018/limerick-today-how-big-of-a-problem-is-cat-callin/ Dr Haynes is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Limerick, and co-director of the Hate and Hostility Research Group.

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Composer Ryan Molloy on collaborating with UL Writer in Residence Martin Dyar

Prof. Michael J. Griffin (School of English, Irish and Communication) recently spoke to composer Ryan Molloy for the Irish Times about Buaine na Gaoithe, which will tour nationally next month.  Buaine na Gaoithe is a new song cycle for soprano, flute and harp, a setting of poems by Martin Dyar. UL writer in residence. "I had… Continue reading Composer Ryan Molloy on collaborating with UL Writer in Residence Martin Dyar

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UL Law lecturer addresses Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality

Dr Laura Cahillane (School of Law) was invited to address the Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality on 19th September as part of the pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the 38th Amendment of the Constitution Bill on the woman in the home provision of the Constitution. Article 41.2 reads: “The State recognises that… Continue reading UL Law lecturer addresses Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality

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Do accents matter? UL Sociolinguistics lecturer discusses her research on RTÉ

Dr Máiréad Moriarty, our Assistant Dean International, appeared on RTÉ's Claire Byrne Live yesterday evening, discussing her research on accents with poet Colm Keegan and musician Paddy Cullivan. Watch the segment now (from 33.57 minutes) Máiréad Moriarty is a Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics. Her research focuses on the relationship between language and society with a… Continue reading Do accents matter? UL Sociolinguistics lecturer discusses her research on RTÉ

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UL Faculty publication review: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

Congratulations to Dr Michael Griffin (School of English, Irish and Communication), whose new edition of The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith (edited with David O’Shaugnessy) was reviewed in this weekend's Irish Times. "The editors, Michael Griffin and David O’Shaugnessy, have undertaken considerable original research in updating and adding to Katharine Balderston’s 1928 Cambridge University Press collection of Goldsmith letters. Like… Continue reading UL Faculty publication review: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

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UL law research quoted in The Irish Times

Research from Laura Cahillane (UL School of Law) on Article 41.2 of the Constitution - women in the home provision - was quoted in The Irish Times at the weekend. In truth, of course, women were not meaningfully compensated for what they did at home but, as Brian Walsh noted in 1988, “Astonishingly, this protective… Continue reading UL law research quoted in The Irish Times

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UL research on consent in Irish rape trials discussed in Irish Times

Research by Dr Susan Leahy (School of Law, University of Limerick) on sexual offences was discussed in an article by Conor Gallagher in the Irish Times on Friday, August 17th. The article discusses the introduction of judicial directions on consent in Irish rape trials. Dr Leahy is the author of the book Sexual Offending in Ireland:… Continue reading UL research on consent in Irish rape trials discussed in Irish Times