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Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Sir Conwy 2019 Jennifer de Brún and Irish World Academy artists-in-residence Fidget Feet Aerial Dance opened the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales with Y Tylwyth, an original show combining music and contemporary circus by Myrddin ap Dafydd, Gwyneth Glyn, Twm Morysa. Directed by award winning director Angharad Lee, the show was broadcast live… Continue reading Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales

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AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

The AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at UL.  This year, postgraduate researchers from UL were joined by postgraduate researchers from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick Institute of Technology. The Assistant Dean of Research, Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann welcomed the attendees… Continue reading AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

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Podcast: Music Festivals, Inclusion and Public Spaces

Dr Aileen Dillane (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance) discusses her EU-funded FestiVersities project on the UL Research Impact podcast. The project has been awarded just under 1.2 million euro by Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA). The 3-year project, entitled “European Music Festivals, Public Spaces, and Cultural Diversities [FestiVersities]” is a multi-sited qualitative, comparative… Continue reading Podcast: Music Festivals, Inclusion and Public Spaces

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Music Therapy at the Irish World Academy featured on the Marian Finucane Show

The Marian Finucane Show on RTE Radio 1 featured a section on the health and well-being benefits of singing in a choir, on Saturday 27th of April. Music Therapy PhD student Jess O'Donoghue was a guest on this panel and spoke about research on singing and health on behalf of the research team at the… Continue reading Music Therapy at the Irish World Academy featured on the Marian Finucane Show

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Corpus Christi Community Choir performance at UL

On behalf of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and Corpus Christi School, Moyross, we are delighted to invite you to the Corpus Christi Community Choir performance on Wednesday 27th March at 11am in Theatre 2 (Tower), Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.  The community choir is a community engagement project established… Continue reading Corpus Christi Community Choir performance at UL

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Sebastian Barry in Conversation with Prof. Joseph O’Connor

UL Creative Writing hosted Laureate for Irish Fiction, Sebastian Barry, in Conversation with Prof Joseph O'Connor, at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance on Thursday 7th March. A capacity audience of 230 attended, including UL President Dr Des Fitzgerald and Mrs Fitzgerald.  Sebastian Barry gave a spellbinding twenty-minute reading from his Costa-award-winning novel… Continue reading Sebastian Barry in Conversation with Prof. Joseph O’Connor

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Research profile: Dr Eleanor Giraud

Dr Eleanor Giraud is a lecturer and course director of the MA in Ritual Chant and Song at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.  My research revolves around the liturgical books of the Dominican Order in the Middle Ages.  I began work on this topic during my PhD at the University… Continue reading Research profile: Dr Eleanor Giraud

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Research Profile: Dr Aileen Dillane 

Dr Aileen Dillane, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance  I'm an ethnomusicologist and musician with research interests in local/global Irish musics; musical migrations and diasporas; protest musics; and popular culture, heritage, and soundscapes .  I lecture on many different aspects of music and culture at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, where I also course… Continue reading Research Profile: Dr Aileen Dillane 

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Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

Graduate & Professional Studies, in conjunction with the Assistant Deans in each faculty, organised a Thesis-in-Three competition for each of the four faculties. Each entrant presented an overview of their research in three minutes using three power point slides in an open forum. The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences heat took place on… Continue reading Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

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UL doctoral student chosen as Society for Ethnomusicology ‘Student of the Month’

Congratulations to Felix Morgenstern, a PhD student with the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL, who has been chosen by the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) as Student of the Month (February 2019). SEM is a very prestigious international ethnomusicology organisation based in the USA and it is a real honour for Felix and… Continue reading UL doctoral student chosen as Society for Ethnomusicology ‘Student of the Month’

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LISTEN: Prof. Eoin Devereux on RTÉ 2 FM

Head of the Department of Sociology at UL, Prof. Eoin Devereux, spoke to Dave Fanning yesterday on RTÉ'S 2FM, talking about HEART & SOUL: Critical Essays on Joy Division, edited by Dr Martin J Power, Prof. Eoin Devereux and Dr Aileen Dillane. The book was launched last month in Dolans, Limerick. Direct link (Eoin's interview… Continue reading LISTEN: Prof. Eoin Devereux on RTÉ 2 FM