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Book launch: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith was recently launched by the Chancellor of Trinity College Dublin and former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, in the Long Room of the Old Library at Trinity, Goldsmith’s alma mater. The new publication, edited by Professor Michael Griffin, School of English, Irish and Communication at UL and Dr David O’Shaughnessy of the English… Continue reading Book launch: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

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Book launch: Songs of Social Protest

A major collection of essays entitled Songs of Social Protest was launched last week at the University of Limerick. Running to almost 700 pages, the book was edited by Aileen Dillane, Martin J. Power, Eoin Devereux and Amanda Haynes. It features research on many diverse singers and genres from Damien Dempsey, Billie Holiday, to rap,… Continue reading Book launch: Songs of Social Protest

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Joint book launch by UL English researchers

The School of Culture and Communication recently celebrated the launch of two new monographs by faculty in English: Jane Austen and Performance by Marina Cano and Ghost Writing in Contemporary American Fiction by David Coughlan, both published by Palgrave Macmillan. The books were launched by Dr Michael Griffin of UL and Prof. Graham Allen of… Continue reading Joint book launch by UL English researchers

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Book launch invitation

Creative Writing research student, Paula McGrath, would like to invite UL students and staff to the launch of her second novel, A History of Running Away in Dubray Books, Grafton Street on Tuesday 13th June at 6.30pm. Paula McGrath is a PhD student of Creative Writing, working under the supervision of Prof. Joseph O'Connor and… Continue reading Book launch invitation

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Launch of Dr Laura Cahillane’s Edited Collection ‘Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution’

The book ‘Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution’ edited by Laura Cahillane, James Gallen (DCU) and Tom Hickey (DCU) was launched on 18th May in the Royal Irish Academy by Senator Michael McDowell.  The book arose out of a conference organised by the editors in 2014 and it brings together academics and judges to consider… Continue reading Launch of Dr Laura Cahillane’s Edited Collection ‘Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution’

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Launch of Legal Research Methods book

On 21st March, the School of Law hosted the launch of the ‘Legal Research Methods; Principles and Practicalities’ book edited by Laura Cahillane and Jennifer Schweppe. Professor Shane Kilcommins commenced proceedings by pointing to the timely nature of the publication and its usefulness for PhD students and early career researchers and he introduced Professor Paul… Continue reading Launch of Legal Research Methods book

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Book launch of Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922

The essay collection Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922, edited by Tina O'Toole, Gillian McIntosh & Muireann O’Cinnéide, was launched in UL on 25th November. The collection is the outcome of a collaborative international project on women’s writing and conflict. Opening proceedings, Dr Breda Gray (UL) outlined the work of the UL-NUIG Gender ARC (Academic Research… Continue reading Book launch of Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922

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University of Limerick academics at Dublin Bowie Festival

Prof. Eoin Devereux spoke on RTE's Arena on 5th January about his book David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (Routledge: New York), co-edited with Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power. This collection of essays brings together some of the best writing about Bowie up to the release of The Next Day. The paperback version of the book will be launched… Continue reading University of Limerick academics at Dublin Bowie Festival