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Research Review morning, Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation

The School of Law at the University of Limerick was delighted to host a Research Review Morning for candidates enrolled on the Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation programme on 5th June. The Research Review Morning, which was co-ordinated by Dr Alan Cusack, offered the MA candidates an opportunity to share their dissertation topics… Continue reading Research Review morning, Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation

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UL graduate wins Short Story Prize

Many congratulations to David O'Donovan (Creative Writing MA, 2017) who has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Listowel Writers Week Bryan McMahon Short Story Prize for his story Skinned Knees. This is a great achievement for David. The prize has previously been won by such major writers as Christine Dwyer Hickey and comes with… Continue reading UL graduate wins Short Story Prize

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From Ethiopia to Ireland

Study Ireland - Stories & Tips from International Students

Elias traveled from Ethiopia to the Irish World Academy of music and dance to study for a semester through the Erasmus Plus International Credit Mobility Programme, here he reflects on his time in Limerick.

I arrived at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, in September 2017. After months of preparation and paperwork, I still did not know what to expect, luckily my friend Genene was starting this new adventure with me. Our first impression when we arrived was that everything is green, we soon learnt this was a result of the rain! Before coming to Ireland, we only knew where the island of Ireland is located and the types of music from the different provinces and we had seen Irish dancing on the television.  During orientation we were treated to a live Irish dancing performance in the concert hall which we will never forget!  It…

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Housing Law and Policy Online module launched for September 2018

The School of Law is delighted to announce that it has launched its intake for “Housing Law and Policy Online”, a collaboration between the School of Law, UL, and Community Law and Mediation. Housing Law and Policy, which commences in September, builds on the success of the module delivered online for the first time in… Continue reading Housing Law and Policy Online module launched for September 2018

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Law students from UL on educational trip to The Hague

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

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FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

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

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UL Journalism students’ videos shortlisted for competition

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

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Ella Clarke, MA in Ethnochoreology

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

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UL students deliver English language classes to refugees and asylum seekers

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

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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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UL Law students given educational tour of Limerick Garda Station

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

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UL Journalism students increase TV presence

A project where MA and BA journalism students had to work as a team to plan, execute and deliver a bulletin in a single day has been officially launched. Lecturer in broadcast journalism Dr Fergal Quinn said the Limerick Voice TV news channel is part of a significant expansion in TV news production in UL,… Continue reading UL Journalism students increase TV presence