Students on the LL.M./M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice and LL.M. General programmes at the University of Limerick travelled to Den Haag in the Netherlands this May for an educational tour. The touring party caught the early bus from Amsterdam to visit the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. While there, students… Continue reading Law students from UL on educational trip to The Hague
John Hogan, Department of Politics and Public Administration, writes for RTÉ's Brainstorm that many of the human rights violations suffered by Palestinians today call to mind the ills of apartheid, though there are some important differences. Amidst the shocking footage from the Gaza-Israel border this week, many online observers noted one photograph for its similarity to… Continue reading OPINION: Does Israel’s treatment of Palestinians amount to apartheid?
The School of Law at the University of Limerick is pleased to offer a Law of Evidence module for 12 weeks starting in September 2018. This module is open to everyone, and can be taken as a standalone link-in module, called a University Certificate of Study. The Law of Evidence is the means by which… Continue reading Online Law of Evidence module open to all at the University of Limerick
We are delighted to congratulate this year’s winner of UL’s institutional award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan, School of Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. This is a fantastic achievement and reflects the outstanding quality of Kathryn’s teaching, her commitment to innovation and curriculum development and to professional development. Over her… Continue reading FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching
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
The School of Law is now inviting applications for the next intake of the level 8 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice is a two-year, part-time, blended learning programme specifically designed for those who have completed the level 7 BA in Applied… Continue reading Applications open for Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice
It's getting to that sad time of year where we say farewell to our final year students. Micheál Costello is a final year BA in New Media & English student at the University of Limerick. In this blog post, originally published on his blog What He Does, Micheál writes about his time at UL, and his future… Continue reading Leaving University: What Now?
By Ella Clarke, MA in Ethnochoreology 2017/18 I often get asked what I’m studying, and when I say I am studying ethnochoreology, people get very curious. You’re studying what? I love to explain…ethnochoreology is the study of human movement and dance, specific to the society and culture it inhabits. It is interdisciplinary using concepts from… Continue reading Ella Clarke, MA in Ethnochoreology
As part of their UL Engage module, our MA in TESOL students, led by Dr Mairead Moriarty (Assistant Dean International), spent a number of weeks this semester delivering English language courses to refugees and asylum seekers currently living in the Limerick region. On April 26th, the Faculty held a graduation ceremony at the University of… Continue reading UL students deliver English language classes to refugees and asylum seekers
Many congratulations to our MA in Creative Writing graduate (2017) Colm Brennan, whose poem 'Mindfulness' has been selected to be displayed on Dublin's DART trains for the next fortnight. Colm's poem has also been chosen to appear in the next edition of Poetry Ireland Review, which is guest edited by Eavan Boland. Colm is not… Continue reading Poem of UL Creative Writing graduate selected for ‘Poems on the DART’
Ten Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences PhD candidates took part in the Faculty heat of UL's Thesis in 3 Minutes competition this afternoon. Organised by the Graduate School at the University of Limerick, each student was given a strict 3 minutes to tell the audience about their research at UL. Dr Ann Ledwith, Dean… Continue reading FAHSS PhD students compete in Thesis in 3 Minutes Competition
Students on the LL.M./M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice master’s programme visited Henry Street Garda Station on Wednesday 18th April for an educational tour. Accompanied by Course Director Dr Ger Coffey, our students were given a tour of the station by Garda Sharon Ivory which included the reception area for prisoners, interview rooms, custody suite, communications… Continue reading UL Law students given educational tour of Limerick Garda Station