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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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Opinion: Life after Brexit

Dr Joachim Fischer (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) wrote an article for RTE's Brainstorm on Life after Brexit. He argues that very few are grasping or even discussing the cultural shifts ahead post-Brexit as we face a new beginning for an European Ireland. I have seen little appreciation of the cultural shifts Brexit will… Continue reading Opinion: Life after Brexit

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UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Irish-German Studies & Commemoration of Heinrich Böll’s 100th Birthday Venue and Date: University of Limerick, 14-16 September 2017 To register for this conference please click here. Programme Outline: click here     Organisers Dr Joachim Fischer / Dr Gisela Holfter… Continue reading UL conference to examine Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit

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VIDEO: Brexit II: the Empire Strikes Back

What were the intellectual origins of Brexit? How did an issue that was at the margins of British politics come to define the politics of the UK and possibly of Europe? The video below was taken at the Politics & Public Administration seminar by Dr Owen Worth: 'Brexit II: the Empire Strikes Back (Based on… Continue reading VIDEO: Brexit II: the Empire Strikes Back

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BREXIT: The road to God-knows where

By Owen Worth, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick On the 23rd June the UK voted in a referendum to leave the EU, thus becoming the first nation to endorse an exit since Greenland in 1985 and the first sovereign state. Due to the rather ad hoc nature of the British Constitution… Continue reading BREXIT: The road to God-knows where