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University of Limerick students take to the airwaves with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

Susan Ní Dhonnchadha and Cionnaith Ó Conalláin presenting new radio series, Ar Bhruach na Sionainne, on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. A talented group of students from University of Limerick's Irish World Academy of Music and Dance are helming a new series on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta this summer. The series of six programmes, which started last… Continue reading University of Limerick students take to the airwaves with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

All posts, History, News & events, Students, Taught postgraduates

UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Law, News & events, Students, Undergraduates

UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

(left to right) Sophie Walsh, Sinead Ni Raghaill and Amy Dermody Four legal apps created by final year law students from the Law Plus degree course at the University of Limerick have been launched. Dr Hugh O'Donnell of Ingenium TC, who was one of the competition judges, said he was overwhelmed by the output of… Continue reading UL law students launch legal apps with Limerick Chamber

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UL Journalism students showcase their work in new magazine

Grapevine is student publication, written by second-year BA Journalism and New Media students at the University of Limerick. This year's content features a wealth and breadth of stories, including the rise of substance abuse at third level institutions, one student's experience of being ghosted, veganism, and plus size fashion are also featured. The magazine represents… Continue reading UL Journalism students showcase their work in new magazine

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BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

Students on the BA (Criminal Justice) at UL were awarded prizes for their academic performance on April 10th. The prizes were presented by course director Dr Susan Leahy. Michelle McDermott (3rd Year) received the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies prize for highest QCA in second year of her studies. Leah Geraghty received the… Continue reading BA (Criminal Justice) Student Prizes

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Conference report: EFACIS PhD seminar in Irish Studies in Leuven

Tracy McAvinue, second-year PhD candidate in the School of English, Irish and Communication, is researching the representation of “Home” by Irish women writers in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Funded by the Faculty of AHSS, Tracy attended the EFACIS PhD seminar in Irish Studies in Leuven. She writes about her experience here: In September 2018… Continue reading Conference report: EFACIS PhD seminar in Irish Studies in Leuven

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UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

Congratulations to Déarbhla Hennessy (a third-year student on the BA in Applied Languages) and Mario Sánchez-Cortés Macías (a UL Erasmus student from the University of Granada) who were the overall winners of the 2019 Joutes Oratoires Interuniversitaires. This event is a French-language intervarsity debating competition organised by the Service Culturel of the French Embassy in… Continue reading UL students win French-language intervarsity debating competition

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Iveagh Fellowship Programme

Congratulations to second year Law and Accounting student, John Healy, who has been awarded an Iveagh Fellowship by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in partnership with Saothar. The Fellowship helps Irish students identify and participate in high-quality internships in international policy organisations that could relate to international development, human rights, and humanitarian work.… Continue reading Iveagh Fellowship Programme

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PhD Life Hacks Seminar

Continuing on with our PhD Life Hacks Seminars, our Spring Seminar event took place on Tuesday 19 February.  The topic was ‘Writing an excellent conference paper’.  It was a busy schedule for the morning that began with a meet and greet section with coffee and pastries, to give postgraduate researchers an opportunity to meet others… Continue reading PhD Life Hacks Seminar

All posts, Law, News & events, Students, Undergraduates

Prof. Richard L. Roe Street Law teaching project

The School of Law at UL was delighted to welcome Professor Richard L. Roe of Georgetown University Law Centre to Limerick from 28th January to 1st February. Professor Roe was working with Dr Lydia Bracken as part of a Street Law teaching project that she is supervising. As part of this project, six final year… Continue reading Prof. Richard L. Roe Street Law teaching project

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AHSS graduations, January 2019

UL, this week, celebrates the graduation of 1,715 students in total across its four faculties as it holds its annual Winter Conferring Ceremonies.  Included in this are 12 Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students who were yesterday conferred with PhD awards. Among the graduates this week is Dr Sindy Joyce, Mincéir (Traveller); human… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2019

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Journalism students at University of Limerick create 11th version of Limerick Voice newspaper

The courageous story of Vicky Phelan, whose fight for life opened the floodgates to the biggest health scandal in the history of the state features in the eleventh edition of Limerick Voice published on December 8, 2018. The newspaper, produced by the fourth year and MA students of Journalism at University of Limerick, reveals how the brave… Continue reading Journalism students at University of Limerick create 11th version of Limerick Voice newspaper