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UL Journalism Graduate Scoops Top Press Council Award

Chairman of the Press Council, Seán Donlon and Overall Winner Muireann Duffy (University of Limerick) winner of the Press Council of Ireland annual student bursary awards. Photo: Photocall Ireland A University of Limerick journalism graduate has scooped the top bursary award of the Press Council of Ireland for a series of articles she wrote on… Continue reading UL Journalism Graduate Scoops Top Press Council Award

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Student Erasmus experience: A skip, a jump and a leap of faith

Amelia Achmetsina is a 4th year BA in New Media and English student from Dublin. She writes about her Erasmus experience for our student blog, with some great tips for students starting their Erasmus journeys: Erasmus-Exchange might feel scary or exciting, and sometimes a little bit of both. Being able to choose one destination, one university… Continue reading Student Erasmus experience: A skip, a jump and a leap of faith

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Postgraduate researcher profile: Audrey Galvin

Audrey Galvin is a PhD candidate in Journalism, and also works at University of Limerick as an Associate Teacher in Journalism. Her research examines how the print media write about cases of murder-suicide in Ireland, under the supervision of Dr Fergal Quinn and Dr Yvonne Cleary. Audrey Galvin I have been teaching at the University… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: Audrey Galvin

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Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

Pictured at the UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations are (L-R) Dr Ciara Breathnach, Prof, Helen Kelly Holmes, Dr Darina Slattery and Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan The UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations took place last week, with three Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences awardees. UL Excellence in Teaching (Individual) 2017/8 Overall Winner: Dr… Continue reading Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

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Vacancy: Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020

Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020 Post Title: Creative Writing Fellow. School of English, Irish and Communications, Creative Writing programme, UL. Closing Date: 14 October 2019, 5 pm GMT. Applications are invited from Irish writers of established reputation for the position of Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020. The role is… Continue reading Vacancy: Creative Writing Fellow at University of Limerick, 2020

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University of Limerick graduate joins RTÉ news2day team

University of Limerick Journalism and New Media graduate Aisling Moloney, who has joined RTÉ’s news2day team University of Limerick Journalism and New Media graduate Aisling Moloney, has turned TV presenter as the newest addition to the RTÉ news2day team. News2day is RTÉ’s news television programme designed specifically for children, featuring Irish and international news of interest to a… Continue reading University of Limerick graduate joins RTÉ news2day team

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Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Paula McGrath is the author of two novels, Generation, and A History of Running Away. She is in her final year of an Irish Research Council-funded PhD student at University of Limerick, Ireland, working on representations of trauma in fiction. She teaches Creative Writing in University College Dublin. Paula McGrath This July, I had the… Continue reading Locations and Dislocations: Places and Spaces in Contemporary Women’s Writing

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Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference

PhD candidate Marie Gethins (School of English, Irish, and Communication) attended the Children’s Literature Association conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference (13-15 June 2019) brought together scholars and educators to consider the portrayal and influence of political, social, and cultural… Continue reading Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference

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Our graduates: Anna Henderson, BA in New Media and English

Anna Henderson graduated from our BA in New Media and English in 2017. She is now working as a Digital Marketing and Web Executive at the Bar of Ireland. Anna graduated in 2017 Why did you choose UL? I initially chose UL based on the fact it offered the course I wanted and feedback I… Continue reading Our graduates: Anna Henderson, BA in New Media and English

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Sexualities Summer School

Alena Kiel, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication, University of Limerick, writes about the Sexualities Summer School at the University of Manchester. Their attendance was funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The twelfth annual Sexualities Summer School was held at the University of Manchester on May 20-24 2019. Having… Continue reading Sexualities Summer School

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Our graduates: Katie Harrington, BA in New Media and English

Katie Harrington studied BA in New Media and English at the University of Limerick and graduated in 2009. She is now a freelance content and communications strategist, working in Dublin. In this blog post she talks about her time at UL and her move into freelance work. Why did you choose UL? I was 16… Continue reading Our graduates: Katie Harrington, BA in New Media and English