Aoife Finnerty speaks on BBC Radio Ulster about Organ Donation Aoife Finnerty, PhD student in the School of Law, discussed the morality of organ donation on Sunday Sequence (BBC Radio Ulster) with Roisin McAuley on February 24th. Aoife appeared with Dr Elaine Storkey (theologian and sociologist), Dr Brendan McCarthy (medical ethics advisor to the Church… Continue reading Listen: Is it immoral not to donate organs?
Three members of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences have taken part in the new series of UL Talks videos. UL Talks are short video lectures delivered by UL teachers on themes, issues, ideas and subjects that they are passionate about. They are designed to showcase our teachers, and to give the wider… Continue reading UL Talks showcase AHSS research
Dr Laura Cahillane (School of Law) was invited to contribute to the Marian Finucane show on RTE Radio One last Saturday following the presidential election and the referendum to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution. You can listen back to the discussion here: http://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/
Dr Johnny Connolly (School of Law) interviewed by Paul Williams on Newstalk following the report of the Charleton Disclosures Tribunal. Listen:
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.
Prof. Shane Kilcommins, Dr Susan Leahy & Dr Eimear Spain recently spoke to the UL Research office about their research into victims in the Irish criminal process. Many of us will become a victim of crime at some point in our lives, yet many victims choose not to report these crimes to the police. Ultimately, a… Continue reading LISTEN: Giving a voice to victims in the Irish criminal process
A tribute to palliative care nurses, two stories highlighting the importance of defibrillators and a focus on 'Ireland's national card game', 25, are among the videos produced by University of Limerick students for this year's annual video journalism prize. The competition is part of an ongoing partnership between UL and the Irish Examiner in which content… Continue reading UL Journalism students’ videos shortlisted for competition
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq7GiE7zI3M&t=1s Hope Davidson, who is in the final year of her PhD at UL, talks about her experience of doing a PhD in the School of Law, including publishing and teaching experience, as well as funding from the Faculty for conferences. Find out more about Postgraduate Research in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social… Continue reading VIDEO: Doing your PhD at 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
The Current Issues in Irish Journalism Seminar series enables our Journalism students to hear talks from prominent speakers on a variety of subjects. Week 1 of Spring Semester 2018 saw Irish Examiner Investigative Reporter Conall O’Fatharta give a talk on 'Illegal adoptions: deaths in mother and baby homes – the story that keeps on breaking'.… Continue reading Current Issues in Irish Journalism Seminar: Conall O’Fatharta
The Current Issues in Irish Journalism Seminar series enables our Journalism students to hear talks from prominent speakers on a variety of subjects. Week 1 of Spring Semester 2018 saw National Union of Journalists (NUJ) General Secretary Seamus Dooley give a talk 'The message is in The Post: The Challenges to promoting public interest journalism'. Watch Seamus's… Continue reading Current Issues in Irish Journalism Seminar: Seamus Dooley