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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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Music and the workplace

On November 8th and 15th 2019 Dr Hilary Moss and Jessica O’Donoghue of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance will be contributing to the RTE Lyric FM programme Music and the Mind. The programme on 8th November will focus on the health and well-being aspects of music in the workplace. Here, Hilary Moss… Continue reading Music and the workplace

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AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that three of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities: MA in Songwriting Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law MA in Serious… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Limerick Fling at UCH in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue

Award-winning artists join students and faculty of the Irish World Academy for a special concert of music, song and dance in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue.  One hundred performers from five continents will come together to celebrate all the creativity, talent and passion that the Irish World Academy has to offer in a unique concert.   The… Continue reading Limerick Fling at UCH in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue

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PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

Yesterday saw hundreds of our students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conferred at the University Concert Hall, including 15 of our PhD students. During conferrings, Dr Darina Slattery (School of English, Irish and Communication) was awarded the Excellence in the Provision of Pedagogic Support award as part of the UL Teaching… Continue reading PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

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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