Many congratulations to our MA in Creative Writing graduate (2017) Colm Brennan, whose poem 'Mindfulness' has been selected to be displayed on Dublin's DART trains for the next fortnight. Colm's poem has also been chosen to appear in the next edition of Poetry Ireland Review, which is guest edited by Eavan Boland. Colm is not… Continue reading Poem of UL Creative Writing graduate selected for ‘Poems on the DART’
The Creative Writing programme at UL has announced the appointment of Dr Martin Dyar as its 2018 Arts Council Writer in Residence. Martin will join novelists Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, Joseph O’Connor, Giles Foden and Donal Ryan as a teacher on UL’s MA in Creative Writing and at UL’s Creative Writing Summer School. Dr Dyar succeeds… Continue reading Poet appointed as Writer in Residence at UL
Caron Barry is a PhD student in the School of Culture and Communication at UL under the supervision Professor Margaret Mills Harper. Her research is focused on the connection of W. B. Yeats to the visionary poets William Blake and Dante Alighieri. Her research deals primarily with the symbolic and mystical elements in the works… Continue reading Researcher profile: Caron Barry
Dr Michael Griffin will give a lecture at the 2016 Fleadh Cheoil in Ennis. The lecture, entitled ‘The Go-Betweens: Poetry and the Musical Cultures of Eighteenth Century Ireland’ takes place on Thursday, August 18th at 11:00 am at Ennis Courthouse, with free admission. For the full lecture schedule: www.fleadhcheoil.ie.
As part of a major international three-day conference on "Women and Ageing", Germaine Greer held a public lecture at the University of Limerick, discussing the ways in which motherhood is being dismembered, so that the genetic mother, the womb mother and the legal mother may all be different individuals. Ms Greer’s address explored the consequences… Continue reading Germaine Greer Holds Public Lecture in UL on Consequences of Reproductive Technology on Women