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Work of UL’s Centre for Irish-German Studies congratulated in strategic review launched by Tánaiste

A recent comprehensive review of the relationship between Ireland and Germany, launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, calls for a widening and deepening of the Irish relationship with Germany in all its aspects. Highlighting the need for further prioritising and resourcing of Irish-German relations, the report also emphasised… Continue reading Work of UL’s Centre for Irish-German Studies congratulated in strategic review launched by Tánaiste

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OPINION: Hashtag justice is no justice at all

"It cannot automatically be inferred that the complainant was lying from the not-guilty finding. The verdict can be interpreted to mean that there was insufficient evidence to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt." Prof. Shane Kilcommins, Head of UL's School of Law writes in The Irish Times about the #IBelieveHer hashtag and social media commentary on the Belfast… Continue reading OPINION: Hashtag justice is no justice at all

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Prof. Shane Kilcommins on sentencing in the Irish criminal process

Professor Shane Kilcommins (School of Law) appeared on Andrea Gilligan's Between the Lines Sunday morning show on Newstalk, speaking on the topic of sentencing in the Irish criminal process. Listen here: http://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/Between_the_Lines/Between_The_Lines_With_Andrea_Gilligan/217620/Sentencing_Crime_and_Punishment

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Donal Ryan in The Guardian

Our Creative Writing colleague Donal Ryan was interviewed by The Guardian over the weekend. Donal is a Lecturer in Creative Writing, working alongside Joseph O’Connor, Giles Foden and Sarah Moore Fitzgerald at the University of Limerick on our MA in Creative Writing. It is wonderful to see the ongoing international recognition of Donal's work. His new… Continue reading Donal Ryan in The Guardian

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Does inequality really matter?

  Dr Adina Preda (Department of Politics and Public Administration at UL) discusses ‘luck egalitarianism’ in The Irish Times (March 6): “Luck egalitarianism is a family of theories about the fairness of economic distribution. Its main claim is that a fair distribution would be one that equalises the effects of brute luck on people’s welfare.” Read… Continue reading Does inequality really matter?

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Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

Dean Strang, the defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ has taken up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick’s law programmes. Dean has spoken to RTE Radio 1, Clare FM and Limerick Today about his time at UL. Listen to Dean on the… Continue reading Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

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Breakfast seminar on Business and Employment Law held at UL

The School of Law and the International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group, in collaboration with Sweeney McGann solicitors, recently hosted a successful breakfast seminar on 'Managing Information' as part of the Business and Employment Law Top Tip Series 2017/18. The seminar, which was held in the UL Pavilion, was attended by over 120 delegates… Continue reading Breakfast seminar on Business and Employment Law held at UL

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Article: More than a game: football, politics and popular culture

Later this month, the Football Collective with gather at the University of Limerick to examine many of the ways in which football intersects with politics and popular culture. Prior to this conference, Dr James Carr, Dr Martin Power and Dr Stephen Millar of the Popular Music and Popular  Culture Research Cluster, Department of Sociology, University of Limerick wrote an article for RTÉ'S Brainstorm:… Continue reading Article: More than a game: football, politics and popular culture

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Dr Laura Cahillane speaks on RTÉ radio about the Compulsory Purchase scheme

Dr Laura Cahillane (School of Law) was interviewed this week on RTÉ Radio’s Morning Ireland where she spoke about property rights in the Constitution in the context of the Government’s proposed Compulsory Purchase scheme to solve the housing crisis. You can listen back here: http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html

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Lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn on the implications of continued attacks on the free press

Following the shutdown of The Cambodia Daily newspaper in Phnom Penh, Journalism lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn wrote for the Irish Examiner about the implications of the continued  attacks on the free press in the west and elsewhere. “You have one channel, we have 39 channels. If you curse me, you will receive bad merit. Those… Continue reading Lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn on the implications of continued attacks on the free press

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Dr Laura Cahillane on Vincent Browne and Morning Ireland

UL School of Law's Dr Laura Cahillane was invited to speak on Morning Ireland on 19th June about the controversy over the appointment of the former Attorney General Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal. Later that night she also appeared on the Tonight with Vincent Browne show on TV3, where she debated the controversy… Continue reading Dr Laura Cahillane on Vincent Browne and Morning Ireland