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AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that five of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities: MA in Songwriting MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning MA in Sociology (Youth,… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Mason Hayes and Curran Company Law prize

The corporate law firm of Mason Hayes and Curran award a prize to the UL Law student who secures the best results in Company Law over the two semesters. This generous initiative has been running for a few years now and is much appreciated by students and the School of Law alike. Patrick Brennan was… Continue reading Mason Hayes and Curran Company Law prize

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Students win Contract Law prizes, sponsored by Matheson Solicitors

UL Law students Erica McMorrow and Jatinder Virdi were the successful students this year in the Contract Law prizes sponsored by Matheson Solicitors. These two students won first and second prizes for their stellar performance in Contract law over the last academic year. Matheson Solicitors, headquartered in Dublin but with offices in North America, and… Continue reading Students win Contract Law prizes, sponsored by Matheson Solicitors

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UL student wins video journalism prize

A video project entitled “25 ... What do you know about Ireland's national card game?” has earned David Connors, a MA in Journalism student at the University of Limerick, top prize in the inaugural Irish Examiner / University of Limerick video journalism competition. His piece focused on a '25' card tournament in Tubber, Co Clare,… Continue reading UL student wins video journalism prize

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UL graduate wins Short Story Prize

Many congratulations to David O'Donovan (Creative Writing MA, 2017) who has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Listowel Writers Week Bryan McMahon Short Story Prize for his story Skinned Knees. This is a great achievement for David. The prize has previously been won by such major writers as Christine Dwyer Hickey and comes with… Continue reading UL graduate wins Short Story Prize

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2017 Edward Moxon Browne FYP Prize for European Studies students

Congratulations to Colin Kelly, recent graduate of the BA in European Studies at the University of Limerick, who was presented with the 2017 Edward Moxon Browne Prize for best Final Year Project. Colin’s thesis “A life on ‘the invisible front’: Markus Wolf’s role in the GDR’s foreign intelligence service” was supervised by Dr Jean Conacher,… Continue reading 2017 Edward Moxon Browne FYP Prize for European Studies students

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Journalism at UL launches partnership with the Irish Examiner

A new partnership between the University of Limerick and the Irish Examiner has been launched, in which coursework produced by UL journalism students’ will be broadcast to a national audience. Irish Examiner Digital Editor Dolan O’Hagan and Editorial Manager Diane McDermott revealed details of a competition in UL on Tuesday where 10 videos produced by students… Continue reading Journalism at UL launches partnership with the Irish Examiner

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UL presents 95 scholarships worth more than €300,000

Students from across Ireland were presented with awards totalling more than €300,000 at the 2016 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday November 28. This year, 95 scholarships were presented, including the inaugural UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and valued at… Continue reading UL presents 95 scholarships worth more than €300,000

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2016 Peadar Kirby FYP Prize awarded to two students

Niamh Dillon and Miriam Ryan have been jointly awarded the 2016 Peadar Kirby FYP Prize, for submitting the best two Final Year Projects to the Department of Politics and Public Administration in the previous academic year. Miriam Ryan’s FYP, ‘One Size Does Not Fit All! The Relevance to Travellers of Labour Market Approaches in Addressing… Continue reading 2016 Peadar Kirby FYP Prize awarded to two students