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How German refugees found a new home in Ireland

Dr Gisela Holfter (School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics) recently wrote a piece for De Gruyter Conversations online magazine on German-speaking refugees who came to Ireland between 1933-1945. An excerpt is below, the full post can be read here. Ireland has become a dream destination for German tourists since the 1950s, something for which Nobel Prize… Continue reading How German refugees found a new home in Ireland

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AHSS delivers English language classes as part of UL’s University of Sanctuary designation

The University of Limerick has been designated a University of Sanctuary in recognition of its initiatives welcoming asylum seekers and refugees into its University community. The award was officially presented to President of UL, Dr Des Fitzgerald at a special ceremony on United Nations World Refugee Day (Tuesday, June 20th). Up to 17 scholarships are… Continue reading AHSS delivers English language classes as part of UL’s University of Sanctuary designation