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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

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The use of tablets in schools on RTÉ Radio 1

Dr Ann Marcus Quinn (School of English, Irish and Communication) spoke to RTÉ Radio 1's Drivetime about the use of technology in schools. Dr Marcus Quinn warns about the over-reliance on using tablets in schools, and that a blended approach works best for students.

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Winner of the Inaugural Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize

Many congratulations to Shaunagh Marie O’Reilly, BA English & History, who has been announced as the winner of the Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize 2018/19 for her Final Year Project. Shaunagh’s dissertation, entitled ‘Shakespeare: An Inspiring Playwright,’ examining both the sources for and adaptations of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello, was completed under the supervision of Dr… Continue reading Winner of the Inaugural Centre for Early Modern Studies Dissertation Prize

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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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UL English lecturer on panel for EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019

Belfast author Jan Carson has won the EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019 for her novel The Fire Starters. The award is worth €5,000 and is dedicated to supporting emerging talent throughout the European Union and to promote quality literature and its translation into other European languages. University of Limerick lecturer Sorcha de Brún from… Continue reading UL English lecturer on panel for EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019

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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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Graduate Profile – Hilary McGann, BA in Journalism and New Media

Hilary McGann graduated from the BA in Journalism and New Media in 2015, and now works with CNN International. Hilary discusses her time at the University of Limerick here: Hilary McGann now works at CNN International Why did you choose this course? I have always been interested in current affairs, geopolitics, and how people are… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Hilary McGann, BA in Journalism and New Media