Christine Costello 2018-11-15

UL Alumni honoured three esteemed graduates at the 13th Annual UL Alumni Awards Gala Dinner last Saturday.   This annual event celebrates the outstanding achievements of graduates of the University of Limerick.   Those honoured at the event include Business leader Niall Browne, renowned Academic Prof. Brigid Laffan and Social Entrepreneur Michael Kelly   UL […]

Erin Dyer 2018-11-14

The Action Plan, created by the Department of Education, aims to increase the percentage of women professors to 40 per cent by 2020.   Launching the report, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar outlined that the government is hoping to create “a more effective and inclusive higher education sector”.   The plan also says “gender-specific” posts should […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-11-14

UL staff and students collected thousands of toiletries for those living in direct provision last week. A number of buildings around UL acted as drop-off points for the toiletries drive including UL Students Life centre, University Concert Hall, Irish World Academy and the Glucksman Library. Staff in the main building, the languages building, the health […]

Nicky Anderson 2018-11-14

UL Buildings and Estates have successfully secured funding for new water fountains.   Elizabeth Gabbett of the UL Environmental Committee said it was “fantastic news.”   “The proposed fountains are not cheap but in the long run they will cut down on demand for single-use bottled water.”   This funding comes after much lobbying by […]

Christine Costello 2018-11-13

Last week University Concert Hall (UCH) and Robert C. Kelly launched this year’s Christmas panto, Snow White.   The launch took place in Limerick’s No.1 Pery Square and featured a star-studded cast of both local and national celebrities.   Robert C. Kelly’s pantomime will feature a retelling of a classic fairytale ‘with a contemporary twist’. […]

Cian O Broin 2018-11-12

The Regional Writing Centre (RWC) have announced ‘This Hostel Life’ by Melatu Uche Otorie as this year’s choice for the One Campus One Book initiative. Next Wednesday (21st), Melatu Uche Okorie will read a short passage from ‘This Hostel Life’ and partake in a symposium with the audience in attendance at UL. In semester two, […]