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Patrick Nulty joins UL

  By Tomás Heneghan   Former Independent TD, Patrick Nulty is to begin teaching students at the University of Limerick this year, almost 18 months after his resignation from the Dáil.   A source inside the university confirmed that Mr. Nulty has taken up a fellowship in the Politics and Public Administration department. The fellowship includes a €15,000 scholarship.   …


Smarter Travel facilities demonstrated at Green-Campus Assessment

  By Seán Collins   The University hosted a panel of Green Campus assessors selected by An Taisce as the final part of the Green-Campus Assessment process on Wednesday, 9th September. UL is hoping to join a number of Irish universities such as UCC, TCD and DCU that already enjoy green flag status. ‘Travel & Transport’ is one of the …

Continued success: Out in UL’s first meeting

  By Gearóid McCarthy   Out in UL, the University of Limerick’s LGBTQ society, held its first members’ meeting on Monday 14th September, ahead of what promises to be another successful year for the society.   Having been crowned Ireland’s best LGBTQ student society at the GALAS in March, Out in UL can take a great deal of confidence from …

140 characters isn’t enough to describe #Limerickhour

  By Seán Lynch   Limerickhour has become a regular for many Limerick tweeters, including many students and staff of UL.   The very first Limerickhour took place in February of this year, continuing since then on Thursday nights, 9-10pm.   Limerickhour’s host, Annette Doran, is a huge twitter fan and sees the potential of this platform for companies who …

5 things the Writing Centre can do to help students’ writing

  By Seán Lynch   Many students, especially those transitioning from secondary school to university, struggle at some point with adapting to academic writing, or finding a space to write.   Structuring essays, referencing, or making an academic argument are just some of the challenges that face university students when writing.   For almost a decade, the Regional Writing Centre …