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Graduate Profile: Cillian Sherlock, Journalism and New Media

Cillian Sherlock graduated from LM039 BA in Journalism and New Media in 2017. He is now a TV presenter and reporter with RTÉ News. UL Journalism graduate Cillian Sherlock now works with RTÉ Why did you choose UL/this course? This course appealed to me because I was always very interested in news and current affairs.… Continue reading Graduate Profile: Cillian Sherlock, Journalism and New Media

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Our Graduates: Katie Grace Matthews, Law Plus

Katie Grace Matthews graduated from Bachelor of Laws (Law Plus) at University of Limerick in 2018. She is now a Legal Technology Analyst with Allen & Overy LLP. Katie discusses how studying with UL School of Law helped her career: Katie Grace Matthews Why did you choose this course? When I was choosing my University, the… Continue reading Our Graduates: Katie Grace Matthews, Law Plus

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Graduate Profile – Hilary McGann, BA in Journalism and New Media

Hilary McGann graduated from the BA in Journalism and New Media in 2015, and now works with CNN International. Hilary discusses her time at the University of Limerick here: Hilary McGann now works at CNN International Why did you choose this course? I have always been interested in current affairs, geopolitics, and how people are… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Hilary McGann, BA in Journalism and New Media

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Our Graduates: Denise Curtin

Our BA Journalism and New Media graduate Denise Curtin spoke to MediaHQ about her time as a journalist. Denise talks about her job, and mentions how helpful the work experience she gained during her time at UL was: "I think my work placement in third year was a real awakening for me. My degree prepared… Continue reading Our Graduates: Denise Curtin

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Graduate profile: Maude O’Sullivan (BA Arts)

Maude O’Sullivan studied a BA in Arts (Irish and New Media) at the University of Limerick and is now a graduate area manager with Aldi. In an article for the Irish Times, she speaks about her current role, and also gives advice to graduates: "The advice I would give to graduates would be when choosing a… Continue reading Graduate profile: Maude O’Sullivan (BA Arts)

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UL Journalism graduate beats off stiff competition to secure RTÉ News job

University of Limerick journalism graduate Cillian Sherlock has secured the post as presenter on the RTÉ news2day programme against stiff competition from journalism graduates nationwide. News2day is RTÉ’s news service designed specifically for children, featuring Irish and international news of interest to a young audience. Following a call out to media and journalism graduates across… Continue reading UL Journalism graduate beats off stiff competition to secure RTÉ News job

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Poem of UL Creative Writing graduate selected for ‘Poems on the DART’

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’

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Our graduates a year on: Jennifer Purcell

Jennifer Purcell graduated from UL's BA in Journalism and New Media in 2017. We catch up with her to see what she's up to a year on... Looking back, what did you like best about your course? I loved the practical side of our course. I was never good at concentrating or paying attention for… Continue reading Our graduates a year on: Jennifer Purcell

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Meet our graduates: Anna Henderson

Anna Henderson graduated with a BA in New Media and English in 2017. Here we catch up with her to find out how she's getting on a year after graduating from UL. Looking back, what did you like best about your course? My favourite part of my course was how varied it was. The six months… Continue reading Meet our graduates: Anna Henderson

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Our graduates: Niamh Dillon

Niamh Dillon graduated from UL with a BA in Politics and Sociology (Joint Honours) in 2016, followed by the MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) in January of this year. Here she talks about her time at UL: Looking back, what did you like best about your course? I liked being able to… Continue reading Our graduates: Niamh Dillon

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Our graduates, a year on: Seán Lynch

We're catching up with our 2017 graduates, to see where they're at, a year on. Seán Lynch graduated with a BA in Journalism & New Media from the University of Limerick in 2017. He talks about his time at UL, what he's currently doing, and has some great advice for our Journalism final year students.… Continue reading Our graduates, a year on: Seán Lynch

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UL Journalism graduate profiled by the Boston Globe for his work at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018

This winter, Journalism and New Media graduate, Paul Saunders, has been working as English Editor of Digital Communication at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea (Twitter: @pyeongchang2018). The Boston Globe profiled the people behind the best twitter accounts at the Winter Olympics this weekend and Paul was among them: Background: A journalist from Ireland,… Continue reading UL Journalism graduate profiled by the Boston Globe for his work at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018