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How To Keep In Touch With Friends From Home

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media You meet so many amazing new people in college, between groups and societies, housemates and course-mates, you will end up making a whole group of new friends! This is great but we don’t want to lose our old friends from home too. A lot of people worry… Continue reading How To Keep In Touch With Friends From Home

All posts, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events

Dublin One City One Book 2017 author Joe Joyce & poet Eva Bourke to give free readings at UL

Irish-German readings with ‘Dublin One City One Book 2017’ author Joe Joyce and poet Eva Bourke, Date: 15 September 2017, 7-8pm Venue: University of Limerick, Analog Devices Building, room AD2010, Free event – register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/reading-by-joe-joyce-eva-bourke-book-presentations-tickets-36225916692 As part of the 17th International Conference in Irish-German Studies Irish-German Relations 2017: Between Böll and Brexit there… Continue reading Dublin One City One Book 2017 author Joe Joyce & poet Eva Bourke to give free readings at UL

All posts, Erasmus & study abroad stories, International students, Students, Undergraduates

Leaving UL

I am writing this blog, knowing that I am going to leave UL and Ireland soon. The past two semesters were the best time of my life. In honor of this amazing experience and my time in UL, I want to give you a recap of my Erasmus journey and the time I spend in… Continue reading Leaving UL

All posts, English, Irish & Communication, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Sociology

UL researchers to take part in Limerick Literary Festival in honour of Kate O’Brien

The Limerick Literary Festival in honour of Kate O'Brien will take place 23-26th February in a variety of locations around Limerick City. The Festival, formerly known as Kate O’Brien Weekend, is this year celebrating its 33rd edition. The event continues to honour the life and works of the Limerick author, while attracting prominent participants from all… Continue reading UL researchers to take part in Limerick Literary Festival in honour of Kate O’Brien

All posts, Podcasts & Videos, Sociology

Video: Aileen Dillane – Limerick Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship

This video was part of the University of Limerick MA in Sociology – Critical Perspectives on Youth, Community and Social Regeneration Spring 2016 seminar series. It features Dr Aileen Dillane (University of Limerick) with the talk ‘Limerick Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship’. More videos from the seminar series can be viewed here. LimerickSoundscapes is a sound-mapping project that seeks… Continue reading Video: Aileen Dillane – Limerick Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship

All posts, Co-op & work experience stories, Students, Undergraduates

Settling into Spring Semester Two

By Judy Sheehan Welcome everybody! We find that Semester Two has sprung up on us, and the Christmas break seems like a distant memory at this stage. Having just entered week three of a fourteen week semester, time seems to be flying already!The Christmas exams went really well thankfully and no repeats so far! Lets talk… Continue reading Settling into Spring Semester Two

All posts, History, News & events

Inaugural Limerick Museum and Archives Scholarship

The awarding of the inaugural Limerick Museum and Archives Scholarship, a joint project between UL's Department of History and Limerick Museum & Archives, took place at the Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum in Merchants Quay on 4th February 2016. The first recipient of the Scholarship is William O'Neill, a first year PhD history student in UL… Continue reading Inaugural Limerick Museum and Archives Scholarship

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My first year at UL!

By Sarah Manifold Hello there! Whether you have found this page by accident or you are interested in studying at the University of Limerick I would like to welcome you to the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences blog page. Hopefully this page will give you a clearer insight into what it’s like to be a… Continue reading My first year at UL!

All posts, Co-op & work experience stories, Erasmus & study abroad stories, Students, Undergraduates

Why choose UL?

By Ciara Larkin For those of you who are still in secondary school, and are considering coming to UL in September, I can’t encourage you enough. Being from Limerick (but really from Clare), I wasn’t too eager or excited to come to UL because it was so close to home, but I don’t regret my… Continue reading Why choose UL?