Prof. Michael J. Griffin (School of English, Irish and Communication) recently spoke to composer Ryan Molloy for the Irish Times about Buaine na Gaoithe, which will tour nationally next month. Buaine na Gaoithe is a new song cycle for soprano, flute and harp, a setting of poems by Martin Dyar. UL writer in residence. "I had… Continue reading Composer Ryan Molloy on collaborating with UL Writer in Residence Martin Dyar
Congratulations to Dr Michael Griffin (School of English, Irish and Communication), whose new edition of The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith (edited with David O’Shaugnessy) was reviewed in this weekend's Irish Times. "The editors, Michael Griffin and David O’Shaugnessy, have undertaken considerable original research in updating and adding to Katharine Balderston’s 1928 Cambridge University Press collection of Goldsmith letters. Like… Continue reading UL Faculty publication review: The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith
Research from Laura Cahillane (UL School of Law) on Article 41.2 of the Constitution - women in the home provision - was quoted in The Irish Times at the weekend. In truth, of course, women were not meaningfully compensated for what they did at home but, as Brian Walsh noted in 1988, “Astonishingly, this protective… Continue reading UL law research quoted in The Irish Times
Research by Dr Susan Leahy (School of Law, University of Limerick) on sexual offences was discussed in an article by Conor Gallagher in the Irish Times on Friday, August 17th. The article discusses the introduction of judicial directions on consent in Irish rape trials. Dr Leahy is the author of the book Sexual Offending in Ireland:… Continue reading UL research on consent in Irish rape trials discussed in Irish Times
Dr Adina Preda (Department of Politics and Public Administration at UL) discusses ‘luck egalitarianism’ in The Irish Times (March 6): “Luck egalitarianism is a family of theories about the fairness of economic distribution. Its main claim is that a fair distribution would be one that equalises the effects of brute luck on people’s welfare.” Read… Continue reading Does inequality really matter?
Laura Cahillane (School of Law) wrote an article for the Irish Times on the subject of Article 41.2 in the Irish Constitution, commonly referred to as “the woman in the home” provision. This year the Constitution turns 80 and the provision that caused most controversy when it was first published has only recently been earmarked for… Continue reading Opinion: We need to talk about a woman’s ‘life within the home’