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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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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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Two UL Creative Writing lecturers shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards

Sarah Moore and Joseph O Connor Many congratulations to our Creative Writing colleagues Professor Joseph O'Connor and Professor Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, who have been shortlisted in the An Post Irish Book Awards. Joseph's book Shadowplay was shortlisted in the RTÉ Radio One Listeners’ Choice Award category, championed by Ryan Tubridy. Sarah's book A Strange Kind of… Continue reading Two UL Creative Writing lecturers shortlisted for the An Post Irish Book Awards

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UL Journalism Graduate Scoops Top Press Council Award

Chairman of the Press Council, Seán Donlon and Overall Winner Muireann Duffy (University of Limerick) winner of the Press Council of Ireland annual student bursary awards. Photo: Photocall Ireland A University of Limerick journalism graduate has scooped the top bursary award of the Press Council of Ireland for a series of articles she wrote on… Continue reading UL Journalism Graduate Scoops Top Press Council Award

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UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship

National Forum for Teaching and Learning, Erasmus and Delta meeting, held in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. October 2019. Photographer Paul Sherwood http://www.sherwood.ie Congratulations to Dr Liam Murray and Dr Marta Giralt from the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics have been the first UL scholars awarded with the ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship by the… Continue reading UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship

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Eversheds Sutherland scholarship for student on UL’s LLM in International Commercial Law

A very generous scholarship was awarded by Eversheds Sutherland, Solicitors to Tara Tierney who enrolled on the LLM in International Commercial Law and began her studies this month. Eversheds-Sutherland is part of a large international corporate law firm with a truly global presence and the School of Law is grateful for the firm's support. This… Continue reading Eversheds Sutherland scholarship for student on UL’s LLM in International Commercial Law

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Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

Pictured at the UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations are (L-R) Dr Ciara Breathnach, Prof, Helen Kelly Holmes, Dr Darina Slattery and Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan The UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations took place last week, with three Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences awardees. UL Excellence in Teaching (Individual) 2017/8 Overall Winner: Dr… Continue reading Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

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The Niall Cosgrave Memorial Prize

Photo by Diarmuid Greene / True Media The School of Law held an event to commemorate Garda Niall Cosgrave who was a member of the inaugural class to take the BA in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice at UL, commencing in September 2017.  Sadly Niall passed away last October. As one of the pioneers on… Continue reading The Niall Cosgrave Memorial Prize

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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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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