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Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá screened at UL

By Maria Rieder (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL) and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (IWAMD) proudly presented the Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá (2016) at UL on Wednesday 14th March. Alalá, directed by photographer, producer and director Remedios Malvárez,… Continue reading Irish première of the award-winning documentary Alalá screened at UL

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Say it loud: the continuing relevance of protest songs

Opinion: protest songs may not change the world by themselves, but they have the capacity to change the minds of people who in turn can certainly change the world. Written by Martin J. Power, Aileen Dillane, Amanda Haynes and Eoin Devereux, Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster & Power, Discourse and Society Research Cluster,… Continue reading Say it loud: the continuing relevance of protest songs

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CFP: AHSS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

AHSS ANNUAL POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE 22 MAY 2018, UL Call for Papers Paper proposals: submit an abstract of 300 words for an individual paper (20 mins). Panel proposals: submit a panel proposal, including the panel theme, a short 150 word panel abstract, and the 4 proposed speakers with their 300-word paper abstracts and the name… Continue reading CFP: AHSS Annual Postgraduate Research Conference

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Kathleen Turner writes about why celebrations of culture are so important

Dr Kathleen Turner is a singer, songwriter, community musician and researcher. She is Course Director of the MA Community Music at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and this year’s recipient of the Jerome Hynes Fellowship, supported by the Arts Council of Ireland. She is currently in New Zealand on a cultural trip as… Continue reading Kathleen Turner writes about why celebrations of culture are so important

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Dolores O’Riordan’s Impact and Legacy

The following blog post was original posted on the Irish Humanities Alliance blog and is reproduced here with kind permission from the Irish Humanities Alliance.   That the global headlines proclaiming the unexpected death of 'The Cranberries’ singer Dolores O’Riordan emanated originally from the regional newspaper, 'The Limerick Leader', would not have surprised anyone who knew… Continue reading Dolores O’Riordan’s Impact and Legacy

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OPINION: How the Catholic Church built its property portfolio

Our Assistant Dean, Research, Dr Niamh NicGhabhann, has written an article for RTÉ Brainstorm on how the Roman Catholic Church embarked on a huge programme of church building in the 19th century funded by donations from parishioners and the Irish diaspora. It’s clear from the records of this period, and from the buildings in our cities, towns and villages, that… Continue reading OPINION: How the Catholic Church built its property portfolio