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UL graduate wins Short Story Prize

Many congratulations to David O'Donovan (Creative Writing MA, 2017) who has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Listowel Writers Week Bryan McMahon Short Story Prize for his story Skinned Knees. This is a great achievement for David. The prize has previously been won by such major writers as Christine Dwyer Hickey and comes with… Continue reading UL graduate wins Short Story Prize

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Poem of UL Creative Writing graduate selected for ‘Poems on the DART’

Many congratulations to our MA in Creative Writing graduate (2017) Colm Brennan, whose poem 'Mindfulness' has been selected to be displayed on Dublin's DART trains for the next fortnight. Colm's poem has also been chosen to appear in the next edition of Poetry Ireland Review, which is guest edited by Eavan Boland. Colm is not… Continue reading Poem of UL Creative Writing graduate selected for ‘Poems on the DART’

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Our graduates, a year on: Seán Lynch

We're catching up with our 2017 graduates, to see where they're at, a year on. Seán Lynch graduated with a BA in Journalism & New Media from the University of Limerick in 2017. He talks about his time at UL, what he's currently doing, and has some great advice for our Journalism final year students.… Continue reading Our graduates, a year on: Seán Lynch

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Friel gives Brexit presentation to UL Alumni in London

Professor Raymond J Friel, as Special Advisor to the UL President on European Policy (with a focus on Brexit) joined the President at a UL Alumni Gathering in London on November 16. This exceptionally well attended event was opened by Dr Des Fitzgerald as UL President who outlined in detail the achievements of the University,… Continue reading Friel gives Brexit presentation to UL Alumni in London

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UL graduate talks about his experience reaching the peak of Mount Everest

University of Limerick staff and students were today given a fascinating talk by UL Law & Accounting graduate Robert Mortell, who last year become the youngest Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Robert spoke about his intense preparation for the climb, the importance of teamwork, and his struggle with staying alert mentally in such extreme… Continue reading UL graduate talks about his experience reaching the peak of Mount Everest