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UL Journalism students increase TV presence

A project where MA and BA journalism students had to work as a team to plan, execute and deliver a bulletin in a single day has been officially launched. Lecturer in broadcast journalism Dr Fergal Quinn said the Limerick Voice TV news channel is part of a significant expansion in TV news production in UL,… Continue reading UL Journalism students increase TV presence

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Historian at UL expert contributor on TV documentary ‘The Big House’

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam (Department of History) was an expert contributor to ‘The Big House’ TV documentary series, filmed in 2013 and currently showing on TV3 on Sundays at 8pm. ‘The Big House’ follows thirteen people as they live and work as their ancestors did in Strokestown House in Roscommon. The series sees Bryan Murray on… Continue reading Historian at UL expert contributor on TV documentary ‘The Big House’

All posts, News & events, Politics & Public Administration

Dr Maura Adshead appears on RTÉ’S The Week in Politics

Our Politics senior lecturer Dr Maura Adshead yesterday appeared on RTÉ'S The Week in Politics show. The panel also featured Fine Gael Minister Patrick O'Donovan TD, Social Democrats leader Catherine Murphy TD, and Fine Fáil Minister John Lahart TD. The show is available to watch on the RTÉ Player here, until 11th December 2016.

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Bryan Dobson opens TV news studio at the University of Limerick

RTE news anchor and adjunct professor of journalism at UL Bryan Dobson has opened a television news studio at the university. The studio, part of a major expansion of UL’s journalism department, was unveiled this Tuesday morning and boasts a €25,000 kit-out.  It includes a number of high end cameras, lighting and backdrop facilities for TV news production… Continue reading Bryan Dobson opens TV news studio at the University of Limerick

All posts, Law, News & events

Students attend guest lecture on Copyright in Film and Television

On Tuesday the 4th of October Ruth Hunter, Partner and Head of the Entertainment Unit in Matheson gave a guest lecture on Copyright in Film and Television. Over sixty Law, Journalism, New Media and English and international students in the Media Law module attended the guest lecture in the Moot Court room in UL. Ruth… Continue reading Students attend guest lecture on Copyright in Film and Television

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How switching courses changed my University experience

By Jennifer Purcell The transition from secondary school to University can be quite daunting, after months of studying and preparation for the Leaving Cert, you’ve finally got your CAO offer and its off to college you go! But what happens when you don’t like your course? To my complete shock, I was offered New Media… Continue reading How switching courses changed my University experience