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University of Limerick students take to the airwaves with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

Susan Ní Dhonnchadha and Cionnaith Ó Conalláin presenting new radio series, Ar Bhruach na Sionainne, on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. A talented group of students from University of Limerick's Irish World Academy of Music and Dance are helming a new series on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta this summer. The series of six programmes, which started last… Continue reading University of Limerick students take to the airwaves with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

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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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Our students: Jennifer Ess, European Studies

Jennifer Ess, from Kilkenny, is a 4th year student studying BA in European Studies at the University of Limerick. Jennifer discusses her time at UL in this blog post: ESN Bochum What interested you about the course initially? What I liked most about European Studies was the variety of subjects to study, as well as… Continue reading Our students: Jennifer Ess, European Studies

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Our students: Mark Boylan, Journalism and New Media

Mark Boylan Mark Boylan, from Banagher, Co. Offaly, is a 4th year student studying BA in Journalism and New Media at the University of Limerick. Here he talks about his time in UL: Why did you chose UL? There is no campus in the country which can compete with UL’s brilliant base and the strong… Continue reading Our students: Mark Boylan, Journalism and New Media

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UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

(left to right) Sophie Walsh, Sinead Ni Raghaill and Amy Dermody Four legal apps created by final year law students from the Law Plus degree course at the University of Limerick have been launched. Dr Hugh O'Donnell of Ingenium TC, who was one of the competition judges, said he was overwhelmed by the output of… Continue reading UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

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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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UL Journalism students showcase their work in new magazine

Grapevine is student publication, written by second-year BA Journalism and New Media students at the University of Limerick. This year's content features a wealth and breadth of stories, including the rise of substance abuse at third level institutions, one student's experience of being ghosted, veganism, and plus size fashion are also featured. The magazine represents… Continue reading UL Journalism students showcase their work in new magazine

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BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

Students on the BA (Criminal Justice) at UL were awarded prizes for their academic performance on April 10th. The prizes were presented by course director Dr Susan Leahy. Michelle McDermott (3rd Year) received the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies prize for highest QCA in second year of her studies. Leah Geraghty received the… Continue reading BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

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UL journalism students score another hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

The University of Limerick scored another hat-trick at the 19th National Student Media Awards where its journalism students scooped three top awards. Limerick Voice a 40-page local newspaper, produced by masters and fourth year Journalism and New Media students won the award for Best Layout and Design while An Focal, UL’s student publication, was named Website of… Continue reading UL journalism students score another hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

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UL Journalism students receive 17 nominations in National Media Awards

UL journalism students have secured a record number of nominations in the National Student Media Awards. Limerick Voice, which was named newspaper of the year in 2018, has been nominated for the third year running in a number of different categories including: Newspaper of the Year Layout and Design Website of the Year Frances Watkins,… Continue reading UL Journalism students receive 17 nominations in National Media Awards

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UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

Congratulations to Déarbhla Hennessy (a third-year student on the BA in Applied Languages) and Mario Sánchez-Cortés Macías (a UL Erasmus student from the University of Granada) who were the overall winners of the 2019 Joutes Oratoires Interuniversitaires. This event is a French-language intervarsity debating competition organised by the Service Culturel of the French Embassy in… Continue reading UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition