Increased Garda Presence set for Castletroy

by Chloe O’Keeffe There will be increase garda presence put into place for the Castletroy area over the next few days. The news was announced by national media yesterday evening, and confirmed by University of Limerick President, Professor Kirsten Mey in an email to students and staff at the University this afternoon. “In light of increasing concerns about student gatherings …



BREAKING: University of Limerick to remain online for Academic Year 2020/21

by Chloe O’Keeffe Following an email that came into student email accounts this morning from Vice President, Professor Nigel Healy it has been announced that the University of Limerick will continue with the current academic delivery model for the remainder of the academic year 2020/2021. This means that the majority of courses will remain online. On- campus activity and essential …


UL Lecturer Shortlisted for Prestigious Hennessy Award

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 and off since my teens, …


UL Shortlisted for Three DELTA Awards

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 project ‘Clinical Legal Education through …