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Research profile: Dr Eleanor Giraud

Dr Eleanor Giraud is a lecturer and course director of the MA in Ritual Chant and Song at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.  My research revolves around the liturgical books of the Dominican Order in the Middle Ages.  I began work on this topic during my PhD at the University… Continue reading Research profile: Dr Eleanor Giraud

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Research Profile: Dr Lydia Bracken

Dr Lydia Bracken is a lecturer at the School of Law and was recently appointed Assistant Dean Equality, Diversity and Inclusion within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Lydia is a graduate of UCC (BCL, 2010; LLM, 2011; PhD, 2015) and the Honorable Society of King’s Inns (Barrister-at-Law, 2012).  She… Continue reading Research Profile: Dr Lydia Bracken

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Research profile: Dr Rachel Murphy

Dr Rachel Murphy, Department of History, University of Limerick I have been lecturing on the MA History of Family at the University of Limerick since September 2018.  I am myself an alumna of this course, having studied here under course director Dr Ciara Breathnach in 2008.  I am very much enjoying being back at UL… Continue reading Research profile: Dr Rachel Murphy

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Research Profile: Dr Aileen Dillane 

Dr Aileen Dillane, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance  I'm an ethnomusicologist and musician with research interests in local/global Irish musics; musical migrations and diasporas; protest musics; and popular culture, heritage, and soundscapes .  I lecture on many different aspects of music and culture at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, where I also course… Continue reading Research Profile: Dr Aileen Dillane 

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Researcher profile: Caron Barry

Caron Barry is a PhD student in the School of Culture and Communication at UL under the supervision Professor Margaret Mills Harper. Her research is focused on the connection of W. B. Yeats to the visionary poets William Blake and Dante Alighieri. Her research deals primarily with the symbolic and mystical elements in the works… Continue reading Researcher profile: Caron Barry

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AHSS PhD researcher investigates the influence the maternal voice has on the developing fetus

Úna Clancy’s research area is prenatal language acquisition.  This PhD research investigates the influence that the maternal voice has on the developing fetus in terms of language development. The aim is to test whether the baby is already familiarising themselves with the sounds of language while in utero. An experiment has been designed using the… Continue reading AHSS PhD researcher investigates the influence the maternal voice has on the developing fetus

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Profile: Dr. Darina Slattery

Dr. Darina Slattery is a Lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design in the School of Culture and Communication. I have been teaching in UL in various capacities since 1998 but commenced my current position as Lecturer in Technical Communication and Instructional Design in 2003.  Throughout my school-going years, I considered becoming a teacher but… Continue reading Profile: Dr. Darina Slattery

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Profile: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam, Department of History, University of Limerick I am a cultural historian who researches social, economic and political aspects of Irish music history, 1700s-1900s, historic houses and heritage narratives. I currently lecture in History at the University of Limerick, having previously lectured at Maynooth University. Inter-disciplinarity is an important aspect of my research… Continue reading Profile: Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam

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Profile: Nuria Borrull

Nuria Borrull, School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics I am a graduate of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, where I was awarded a B. A. in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and an MA in Applied Linguistics for TESOL. I have taught Hispanic Studies at the University of Limerick since 2001. … Continue reading Profile: Nuria Borrull

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Profile: Dr Tina O’Toole

Dr Tina O’Toole is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Limerick. She is the programme director for the MA English, and she currently serves as Treasurer for the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL). In 2016 she was overall winner of the University of Limerick Excellence in Teaching Award. The… Continue reading Profile: Dr Tina O’Toole

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Profile: Dr Christina Morin

I took up my current position as Lecturer in English at UL in 2012, having previously lectured and pursued postdoctoral research at UCC, TCD, and QUB. I’d originally traveled to Ireland from the US as an impressionable, young study abroad student with a keen interest in Irish literature and culture. My experience at Trinity, where… Continue reading Profile: Dr Christina Morin

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Researcher profile: Dr Marina Cano

Dr Marina Cano recently joined the English section at the School of Culture & Communication, University of Limerick from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Once upon a time I took a plane to Scotland. The plan was to stay for one year, but I ended up staying for eight years. During this time, I… Continue reading Researcher profile: Dr Marina Cano