Siobhan Macloingsigh

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-14

If your morning routine included reading about your co-worker’s dissatisfaction with Tesco’s plastic footprint, ogling at a photo of your second-cousin’s baby or commenting on Leo’s media budget, there is a strong possibility that you used a form of social media. The rise of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites has caused even the […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-11

Professor Eoin Devereux, a lecturer at University of Limerick (UL), has been shortlisted for a 2018 Hennessy Literary Award. 18 writers have been shortlisted for the prestigious Hennessy Awards, which celebrate the work of emerging Irish writers.   Professor Devereux told An Focal that he is “thrilled” to be shortlisted. “Although I’ve been writing on […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-10

University of Limerick (UL) has been shortlisted for three DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment) Awards.  The inaugural DELTA Awards seek to recognize ambitious and innovative approaches to teaching.  The School of Law, the Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) and the Department of Clinical Therapies have been recognized.   The School of Law’s […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-06

In celebration of International Women’s Day this Thursday, we take a look at five of UL’s inspirational female graduates.   Eileen Burns ’90 – Managing Director for Operations Digital Transformations, Accenture CIO   Eileen Burns holds a degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from UL and is currently the Managing Director for Operations Digital Transformations […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-02

Members of the Irish Supreme Court will visit the University of Limerick (UL) during their visit to Limerick in early March. The Supreme Court will visit the county from the 5th to the 7th of March to officially open the new courthouse and to hear three cases.   During their time in Limerick, members of […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-02-24

Research conducted by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) in 2017 demonstrated that youth drink driving has risen by an “alarming” rate in recent years.   Drinkaware CEO Niamh Gallagher believes that education will play a key role in reducing the amount of young drink drivers on our roads. “Young men under the age of 34 […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-02-24

Ireland is in the midst of a pollution crisis, following China’s refusal to take any of the country’s waste as of January 2018. China previously took 95% of Ireland’s plastic waste, but announced last year that it would no longer take recyclable material from European countries. Ireland currently has the highest level of plastic pollution […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-02-20

The University of Limerick Students Union (ULSU) has issued a warning to students following a number of reported burglaries near the university. The majority of burglaries occurred in housing estates near the campus.   Third-year student Mikey recently experienced a burglary in his house in Castletroy. Mikey left his car keys in a gym bag […]