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Listen: Eddie Keane on RTÉ Morning Ireland discussing Aer Lingus CCTV monitoring of staff

Eddie Keane, Lecturer in Employment Law at University of Limerick, responds to moves by Aer Lingus to introduce CCTV monitoring of staff in response to the loss of 'millions of euro' in stock on RTÉ Morning Ireland. Listen now: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/morning-ireland/programmes/2018/1203/1014788-morning-ireland-monday-3-december-2018/?clipid=102991863#102991863+

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LISTEN: The problem with street harassment

Dr Amanda Haynes spoke to Limerick Today about the issue of street harassment and the effect it can have on victims. Listen now: www.live95fm.ie/on-air/shows/limerick-today/limerick-today-podcasts/october-2018/limerick-today-how-big-of-a-problem-is-cat-callin/ Dr Haynes is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Limerick, and co-director of the Hate and Hostility Research Group.

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LISTEN: Writers and musicians from UL feature on RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany

This weekend, RTÉ Radio One's Sunday Miscellany programme featured writers and musicians from the University of Limerick. The recording of the programme took place at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, as part of the UL Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival in association with Shannon Airport on May 6th, 2018. Listen in full here: https://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/#102812263 This… Continue reading LISTEN: Writers and musicians from UL feature on RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany

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Prof. Shane Kilcommins on sentencing in the Irish criminal process

Professor Shane Kilcommins (School of Law) appeared on Andrea Gilligan's Between the Lines Sunday morning show on Newstalk, speaking on the topic of sentencing in the Irish criminal process. Listen here: http://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/Between_the_Lines/Between_The_Lines_With_Andrea_Gilligan/217620/Sentencing_Crime_and_Punishment

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Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

Dean Strang, the defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ has taken up a position this month as guest lecturer on University of Limerick’s law programmes. Dean has spoken to RTE Radio 1, Clare FM and Limerick Today about his time at UL. Listen to Dean on the… Continue reading Listen: Dean Strang discusses his time at the University of Limerick

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Live95fm ‘Zero Hours Contracts to be Banned in Most Cases Under New Law’

Joe Nash spoke to Eddie Keane (School of Law) this week about the recently published Bill relating to banning zero hours contracts. The discussion featured the main provisions of the Bill and the difficulties of trying to legislate to protect workers from being exploited. Listen here: www.live95fm.ie/on-air/shows/limerick-today/limerick-today-podcasts/december-2017/limerick-today-zero-hour-contracts-to-be-banned/

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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