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Gold Gaisce Award for UL First Year Arts Student

Congratulations to our first year Arts student Lorcán Tuohy-Donnelly, who was awarded a Gold Gaisce Award by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people between the ages of 15-25, which can enhance confidence and well-being through participation in personal, physical, community and team challenges.… Continue reading Gold Gaisce Award for UL First Year Arts Student

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UL English Professor presents copy of his book to President Michael D. Higgins

Professor Michael Griffin (School of English, Irish and Communication) and University of Limerick President Dr Des Fitzgerald were invited to attend Áras an Uachtaráin this week to present President Michael D. Higgins a copy of The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith. The book, edited by Prof. Griffin and David O’Shaughnessy (Trinity College Dublin), has just been published by… Continue reading UL English Professor presents copy of his book to President Michael D. Higgins

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President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins writes letter of support for UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival

The University of Limerick is honoured to have received a letter of support from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, for our UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival which starts today, 3rd May and runs until 6th May. In his letter, the President writes: Writers' formations are never unilinear. Creative encounters are also occasions which bring… Continue reading President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins writes letter of support for UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival

Law, News & events

Appointment to Gaisce Council

  Dr Lydia Bracken, School of Law, has been appointed by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to the Board of the Gaisce Council. Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme for young people aged 15-25.  It encourages participants to dream big and realise their potential. There are three levels of award—bronze,… Continue reading Appointment to Gaisce Council

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Prof. Joseph O’Connor speaks on RTÉ radio about forthcoming Cuba trip with Irish President Michael D. Higgins

Professor Joseph O'Connor, Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Limerick, spoke to Marian Finucane on RTÉ Radio 1 over the weekend. Joseph will join Irish President Michael D. Higgins in Cuba later this month to attend the launch of the Cuban edition of Star of the Sea, along with the Cuban Minister of… Continue reading Prof. Joseph O’Connor speaks on RTÉ radio about forthcoming Cuba trip with Irish President Michael D. Higgins