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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

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UL student wins video journalism prize

A video project entitled “25 ... What do you know about Ireland's national card game?” has earned David Connors, a MA in Journalism student at the University of Limerick, top prize in the inaugural Irish Examiner / University of Limerick video journalism competition. His piece focused on a '25' card tournament in Tubber, Co Clare,… Continue reading UL student wins video journalism prize

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UL Journalism student wins Limerick’s Live 95FM Broadcast Journalism Award 2018

Congratulations to our Journalism student Michaela Deane, who has won the Live 95FM radio documentary award for 2018. Michaela's entry tackled the topic of the morning after pill and examined different attitudes amongst pharmacists dispensing the medication. Head of News at Live 95FM, Gillian Devlin said: “Michaela's entry showed innovation and courage, tackling an issue that… Continue reading UL Journalism student wins Limerick’s Live 95FM Broadcast Journalism Award 2018

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FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

We are delighted to congratulate this year’s winner of UL’s institutional award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan, School of Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. This is a fantastic achievement and reflects the outstanding quality of Kathryn’s teaching, her commitment to innovation and curriculum development and to professional development. Over her… Continue reading FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

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UL students deliver English language classes to refugees and asylum seekers

As part of their UL Engage module, our MA in TESOL students, led by Dr Mairead Moriarty (Assistant Dean International), spent a number of weeks this semester delivering English language courses to refugees and asylum seekers currently living in the Limerick region. On April 26th, the Faculty held a graduation ceremony at the University of… Continue reading UL students deliver English language classes to refugees and asylum seekers

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UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

We are delighted to congratulate our Journalism students for their big win at the National Student Media Awards, more popularly known as the Smedias. The Limerick Voice, a newspaper published by Journalism students as part of their studies at the University of Limerick, was named Newspaper of the Year. The award was presented by The… Continue reading UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

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UL Journalism students nominated for national sMedia awards

Aspiring journalists at University of Limerick have helped boost the status of the media courses at UL, after being nominated for numerous national awards. A number of students have been nominated for the annual sMedia awards which take place at the Aviva Stadium tonight, 19th April. The Limerick Voice newspaper, produced by 4th year and… Continue reading UL Journalism students nominated for national sMedia awards

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French lecturer at UL made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of her service to French-language education

We are delighted to congratulate  our colleague Dr Marie-Thérèse Batardière (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) on being made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of outstanding service to French-language education. This is a fantastic and very well deserved achievement. The Ordre des Palmes académiques is a national order of France… Continue reading French lecturer at UL made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, in recognition of her service to French-language education

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UL School of Law wins national DELTA award

We are pleased to congratulate the School of Law's Director of Teaching and Learning, Eddie Keane on his DELTA Award. Eleven projects from seven higher level institutions were announced as Awardees at the inaugural DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment) awards in Dublin on Wednesday 21st March). The awards were presented by the Minister for… Continue reading UL School of Law wins national DELTA award

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FAHSS researcher awarded Irish Research Council’s Laureate Consolidator grant

The Government has moved to substantially increase “frontier research” by allocating €30 million to third level institutions in 36 projects approved by the Irish Research Council. We are delighted to congratulate our Department of History colleague, Dr Ciara Breathnach, on the outstanding achievement of being awarded the amount of €600,000 over four years. This is… Continue reading FAHSS researcher awarded Irish Research Council’s Laureate Consolidator grant

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UL School of Law shortlisted in national DELTA awards

The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD announced yesterday (Thursday 8th March 2018) the shortlist of 18 higher education departments, which includes the School of Law submission – which was led by Eddie Keane, Director of Teaching and Learning in the School – for the inaugural DELTA Awards 2018. The DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence… Continue reading UL School of Law shortlisted in national DELTA awards