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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

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IWAMD Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance’s Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH)  The NRH provides a comprehensive range of specialist rehabilitation services to patients from throughout Ireland who, as a result of an accident, illness or injury have acquired a physical or cognitive disability and require specialist rehabilitation. The music therapy service… Continue reading IWAMD Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital

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Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: Echoes from the Well

Mel Mercier is Professor and Chair of Performing Arts at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick. Mel wrote a lovely piece in tribute to Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin for the Irish Echo: "Admired and beloved of his students, colleagues, fellow musicians, friends and audiences alike,  his ultimate vision was both humanitarian… Continue reading Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: Echoes from the Well

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AHSS graduations, January 2019

UL, this week, celebrates the graduation of 1,715 students in total across its four faculties as it holds its annual Winter Conferring Ceremonies.  Included in this are 12 Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students who were yesterday conferred with PhD awards. Among the graduates this week is Dr Sindy Joyce, Mincéir (Traveller); human… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2019

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Music and the Mind on RTÉ Lyric fm

Music and the Mind is a unique new series on RTÉ Lyric fm - melding music and conversation, the shows will cover relaxation and mindfulness; exercise and an active life; and sleep and its importance to our health. In a series of live broadcasts from Radio Centre, presenter Liz Nolan will be joined by experts in the fields of psychology, fitness… Continue reading Music and the Mind on RTÉ Lyric fm

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Read our Winter 2018 newsletter

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick Winter 2018 newsletter features news and events from our faculty and students from Autumn semester 2018-19. Read the newsletter at this link: December 2018 newsletter Read our previous newsletters