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Do accents matter? UL Sociolinguistics lecturer discusses her research on RTÉ

Dr Máiréad Moriarty, our Assistant Dean International, appeared on RTÉ's Claire Byrne Live yesterday evening, discussing her research on accents with poet Colm Keegan and musician Paddy Cullivan. Watch the segment now (from 33.57 minutes) Máiréad Moriarty is a Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics. Her research focuses on the relationship between language and society with a… Continue reading Do accents matter? UL Sociolinguistics lecturer discusses her research on RTÉ

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Fulbright Success for School of Law

The School of Law, University of Limerick, is delighted to announce that it will welcome Professor Stephen A. Morreale of Worcester State University, Massachusetts, as a visiting scholar supported by the Fulbright Specialist Programme. The funding, which was secured by Professor Shane Kilcommins and Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan, will see Professor Morreale visit the School of… Continue reading Fulbright Success for School of Law

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Passing out parade

The newly appointed Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, attended his first ceremony at the Garda Training College in Templemore on Friday September 7th, which saw 185 members being attested with full Garda powers. Commissioner Harris impressed upon the newly attested members the importance of openness, honesty and integrity as they embark upon the next phase of… Continue reading Passing out parade

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UL Faculty publication review: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

Congratulations to Dr Michael Griffin (School of English, Irish and Communication), whose new edition of The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith (edited with David O’Shaugnessy) was reviewed in this weekend's Irish Times. "The editors, Michael Griffin and David O’Shaugnessy, have undertaken considerable original research in updating and adding to Katharine Balderston’s 1928 Cambridge University Press collection of Goldsmith letters. Like… Continue reading UL Faculty publication review: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

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UL law research quoted in The Irish Times

Research from Laura Cahillane (UL School of Law) on Article 41.2 of the Constitution - women in the home provision - was quoted in The Irish Times at the weekend. In truth, of course, women were not meaningfully compensated for what they did at home but, as Brian Walsh noted in 1988, “Astonishingly, this protective… Continue reading UL law research quoted in The Irish Times

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Opinion: Is it time for some Digital Wisdom about Digital Natives?

By Dr Silvia Benini, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick. Analysis: a new study looks at what Irish students really think about the technology they use in secondary schools. Student attitudes and usage seem to be more cautious when it comes to the role of technology in the educational sphere.… Continue reading Opinion: Is it time for some Digital Wisdom about Digital Natives?

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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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Los Angeles Externship for UL Law Student

Each year the School of Law at the University of Limerick selects one law student to complete the Los Angeles Federal District Court Externship with the support of the Irish American Bar Association. This year, Zara Murphy, third year Law Plus student, spent three months in LA on the programme. This was her experience: “This… Continue reading Los Angeles Externship for UL Law Student

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Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2018, Ontario

Dr Deirdre Ní Loingsigh, Aonad na Gaeilge & School of English, Irish and Communication, UL participated in the Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2018 at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) 23-25 August 2018. She reports on the event below. "Highlights of the conference for me were the three inspiring… Continue reading Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference 2018, Ontario

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick on Friday 31st August, we’re proud of all of you. Our album of photos can be seen on our Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/pg/ahssUL/ Our newly conferred PhDs include: Erin Branigan: 'Privacy Interests and High-Profile Figures: Legal Considerations from an Irish Perspective'. Supervisor:  Eoin Quill… Continue reading Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

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Dalhousie University Research Visit

Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan, School of Law, recently spent three weeks as a Dobbin Atlantic Scholar at the Schulich School of Law in Dalhousie University, Canada. The visit was supported by the Ireland Canada University Foundation and the title of the research project was ‘Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines & the Experience of Nova Scotia: Lessons for… Continue reading Dalhousie University Research Visit

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Student experience: UL Law student completes two month internship in Shanghai

In partnership with CRCC Asia, each year the School of Law at UL selects one student to undertake a 2-3 month work placement in a top Chinese law firm in Shanghai, Beijing or Shenzhen. The internship is supported with a generous School of Law scholarship to the value of almost €2,000. This year’s participant was… Continue reading Student experience: UL Law student completes two month internship in Shanghai