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The Ogham Stone Literary Journal-The Postgraduate student experience-Grainne Quinlan (MA English)

Grainne is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing (2017) and is a current student on the MA in English at the University of Limerick (UL), where as part of her programme of study,along with with her classmates on the MA English and MA Creative Writing programmes, she helped to edit and publish the… Continue reading The Ogham Stone Literary Journal-The Postgraduate student experience-Grainne Quinlan (MA English)

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Postgraduate student profile: Mostafa Darwish, MA Journalism

Mostafa is a student on the MA Journalism programme and is originally from Eygpt. Mostafa describes his experience of the programme and his delight at recently winning Student journalist of the Year 2020 at the Student Media Awards (SMEDIAs). Mostafa Darwish, Student, MA in Journalism at the University of Limerick Can you take us through… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Mostafa Darwish, MA Journalism

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Postgraduate profile: Sandrine Ndahiro, Graduate: MA in English

Sandrine is a graduate of the MA in English here at the University of Limerick (UL). She is currently completing her PHD studies at the School of English, Irish and Communication here at UL. Her current research focuses on contemporary African literature. Sandrine describes how the MA in English has helped her develop her writing,… Continue reading Postgraduate profile: Sandrine Ndahiro, Graduate: MA in English

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English Postgraduate Career Workshop

PhD students Tracy McAvinue and Tara Giddens hosted the English Postgraduate Career Workshop on Tuesday 3rd December. It was a full day with three sessions around careers for English students. Dr David Coughlan (UL) started the day discussing how to write a cover letter and C.V., which included the “do’s and do not’s” of an… Continue reading English Postgraduate Career Workshop

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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