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UL English lecturer on panel for EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019

Belfast author Jan Carson has won the EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019 for her novel The Fire Starters. The award is worth €5,000 and is dedicated to supporting emerging talent throughout the European Union and to promote quality literature and its translation into other European languages. University of Limerick lecturer Sorcha de Brún from… Continue reading UL English lecturer on panel for EU Prize for Literature Ireland 2019

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BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

Students on the BA (Criminal Justice) at UL were awarded prizes for their academic performance on April 10th. The prizes were presented by course director Dr Susan Leahy. Michelle McDermott (3rd Year) received the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies prize for highest QCA in second year of her studies. Leah Geraghty received the… Continue reading BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

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UL Journalism students receive 17 nominations in National Media Awards

UL journalism students have secured a record number of nominations in the National Student Media Awards. Limerick Voice, which was named newspaper of the year in 2018, has been nominated for the third year running in a number of different categories including: Newspaper of the Year Layout and Design Website of the Year Frances Watkins,… Continue reading UL Journalism students receive 17 nominations in National Media Awards

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UL English lecturer wins Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature

Congratulations to Dr Tina Morin (School of English, Irish and Communication), who was recently awarded the prestigious Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature for her monograph The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829. The prize is named in honour of a founding member of the American Conference for Irish Studies, which held its annual… Continue reading UL English lecturer wins Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature

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UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

Congratulations to Déarbhla Hennessy (a third-year student on the BA in Applied Languages) and Mario Sánchez-Cortés Macías (a UL Erasmus student from the University of Granada) who were the overall winners of the 2019 Joutes Oratoires Interuniversitaires. This event is a French-language intervarsity debating competition organised by the Service Culturel of the French Embassy in… Continue reading UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

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Iveagh Fellowship Programme

Congratulations to second year Law and Accounting student, John Healy, who has been awarded an Iveagh Fellowship by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in partnership with Saothar. The Fellowship helps Irish students identify and participate in high-quality internships in international policy organisations that could relate to international development, human rights, and humanitarian work.… Continue reading Iveagh Fellowship Programme

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UL lecturer part of international team to receive Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA) funding for research into European Music Festivals

Congratulations to Dr Aileen Dillane (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance), who is part of an international team of five researchers (Ireland, Denmark, Netherlands, Poland, UK) to have been awarded just under 1.2 million euro for their research proposal responding to the 2017 Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA) call: "Public Spaces: Culture and Integration… Continue reading UL lecturer part of international team to receive Humanities in Europe Research Area (HERA) funding for research into European Music Festivals

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UL lecturer in political theory receives prestigious European Research Council Consolidator Award

Many congratulations to UL lecturer in political theory Dr Adina Preda (Department of Politics and Public Administration), who has received a prestigious €1.3m European Research Council Consolidator Award for her project 'Rights and Egalitarianism. Adina is one of six successful European Research Council awardees in Ireland. The European Research Council, set up by the European Union… Continue reading UL lecturer in political theory receives prestigious European Research Council Consolidator Award

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AHSS MA wins Postgraduate Course of the Year for the second year in a row

The MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning has won GradIreland's Postgraduate course of the year in Arts and Humanities … for the second year in a row! Sincere congratulations to Dr Yvonne Cleary and all TCID colleagues on this fantastic achievement, which evidences the consistent quality of this programme. Speaking about the award, Course Director Yvonne… Continue reading AHSS MA wins Postgraduate Course of the Year for the second year in a row

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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 five 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 MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning MA in Sociology (Youth,… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick on Friday 31st August, we’re proud of all of you. Our album of photos can be seen on our Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/pg/ahssUL/ Our newly conferred PhDs include: Erin Branigan: 'Privacy Interests and High-Profile Figures: Legal Considerations from an Irish Perspective'. Supervisor:  Eoin Quill… Continue reading Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

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Donal Ryan long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker Prize

We are thrilled to congratulate our colleague Donal Ryan on his nomination for this year’s Man Booker Prize, the leading literary award in the English speaking world. Donal is a Lecturer in Creative Writing, working alongside Joseph O’Connor, Giles Foden and Sarah Moore Fitzgerald at the University of Limerick on our MA in Creative Writing. This nomination is… Continue reading Donal Ryan long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker Prize