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Dr Laura Cahillane speaks on RTÉ radio about the Compulsory Purchase scheme

Dr Laura Cahillane (School of Law) was interviewed this week on RTÉ Radio’s Morning Ireland where she spoke about property rights in the Constitution in the context of the Government’s proposed Compulsory Purchase scheme to solve the housing crisis. You can listen back here: http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html

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Prof Ray Friel on Compensation Culture on Live 95FM

Professor Raymond Friel was a panellist on Limerick 95FM Today show with Joe Nash. The panel consisted of Conor Faughnan, of AA Ireland, Ger O'Neill, of O'Neill & Co Solicitors and Caroline O'Doherty, from the Irish Examiner. He joined the discussion on the question of whether or not there is a ‘compo culture’ in Ireland… Continue reading Prof Ray Friel on Compensation Culture on Live 95FM

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UL lecturer discusses Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ on RTÉ Radio

Dr Joachim Fischer, Senior Lecturer in German at the University of Limerick, discussed Hitler’s book Mein Kampf RTÉ'S The History Show yesterday, 5th February. The book was one of Germany’s biggest-selling non-fiction books in 2016.  Its appearance on the best-seller lists followed the book becoming available in Germany - in full - for the first time… Continue reading UL lecturer discusses Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ on RTÉ Radio

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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

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UL historian discusses Ireland’s national anthems on RTÉ radio

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam featured recently on ‘Ireland’s national anthems’ a radio documentary broadcast on RTÉ Lyric FM. Written and presented by Dr Michael Murphy, Mary Immaculate College, the programme also featured historian Diarmaid Ferriter, musicologist Harry White, Olympic and World Championship rower Sinead Lynch, Director of the Defence Forces School of Music Mark Armstrong, conductor… Continue reading UL historian discusses Ireland’s national anthems on RTÉ radio

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Irish experiences of German-speaking refugees in the 1930s and 40s

Dr Gisela Holfter (School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick) was interviewed about her new book (published with Dr Horst Dickel) on RTE’s History Show on 22 January. Gisela spoke about about Irish experiences of German-speaking refugees in the 1930s and 40s. Listen to Gisela On History Show here: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/ More on Gisela's An Irish Sanctuary… Continue reading Irish experiences of German-speaking refugees in the 1930s and 40s

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University of Limerick academics at Dublin Bowie Festival

Prof. Eoin Devereux spoke on RTE's Arena on 5th January about his book David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (Routledge: New York), co-edited with Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power. This collection of essays brings together some of the best writing about Bowie up to the release of The Next Day. The paperback version of the book will be launched… Continue reading University of Limerick academics at Dublin Bowie Festival

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AHSS Sociology Professor features on Newstalk show

AHSS Professor Eoin Devereux recently  appeared on Newstalk's Down to Business show, discussing his role in bringing music conferences to Limerick with host Bobby Kerr, as well as studying music and pop culture in Sociology. The show, which aired on 13th August 2016, also featured Professor Paul McCutcheon on Munster Rugby's new home at UL as… Continue reading AHSS Sociology Professor features on Newstalk show

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Dr Una Woods interviewed on Limerick Live 95 FM

Dr Una Woods, a senior lecturer in the School of Law, was a guest on Limerick Live 95 FM on 9th May. Dr Woods appeared on Joe Nash's show discussing the impact of S117 of the Succession Act 1965, which allows children to bring a court application to alter a parent's will in their favour. Listen to the… Continue reading Dr Una Woods interviewed on Limerick Live 95 FM