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UL Journalism students launch 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper

Limerick Voice editor Nicole Glennon with journalism course director Kathryn Hayes, Limerick Leader editor Eugene Phelan and Professor Helen Kelly Holmes, Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Picture: Arthur Ellis Congratulations to our fourth year and MA students of Journalism at University of Limerick, who this week launched the 2019 edition of Limerick Voice… Continue reading UL Journalism students launch 2019 edition of Limerick Voice newspaper

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Funding awarded to University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College researchers for Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts

A research team from the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College has been awarded €35,000 in funding by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Creative Ireland to research and develop a Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts (Straitéis d’Ealaíona Teangabhunaithe na Gaeilge). The researchers from the University… Continue reading Funding awarded to University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College researchers for Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts

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Poets Leanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Sexton to visit University of Limerick

The MA in Creative Writing at UL will welcome the award-winning poets Leanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Sexton, when they read in the Millstream Common Room at 2pm on November 13th, as part of the Guest Vocals poetry series. Poet Leanne O’Sullivan is from the Beara Peninsula in West Cork and was educated at UCC, where… Continue reading Poets Leanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Sexton to visit University of Limerick

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Two UL Creative Writing lecturers shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards

Sarah Moore and Joseph O Connor Many congratulations to our Creative Writing colleagues Professor Joseph O'Connor and Professor Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, who have been shortlisted in the An Post Irish Book Awards. Joseph's book Shadowplay was shortlisted in the RTÉ Radio One Listeners’ Choice Award category, championed by Ryan Tubridy. Sarah's book A Strange Kind of… Continue reading Two UL Creative Writing lecturers shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards

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Eilean Ni Chuilleanain reads at University of Limerick

Eiléan Ni Chuilleanain read to a capacity audience in the Millstream Common Room, University of Limerick yesterday. The event was the first time Eiléan read from her new book The Mother House. It was a hugely memorable experience for all in attendance. Thanks to photographer Patrick Dunne, one of our MA in Creative Writing students… Continue reading Eilean Ni Chuilleanain reads at University of Limerick

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Poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin to read at University of Limerick

The Creative Writing programme at University of Limerick will host the great Irish poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin on October 24th, with world-premiere readings from her new book. One of Ireland's best and most distinguished poets, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, will be welcomed by the University of Limerick this week, where she will read from her work… Continue reading Poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin to read at University of Limerick

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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