UL Led Research Centre To Create More Than 100 Jobs

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD  launched the latest Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre, CONFIRM – a ‘smart manufacturing’ research centre led by University of Limerick (UL) and involving 42 companies. The centre is funded by SFI and industry to a value of €47 million, making it one of the […]

UL Launches Robot For Use In Marine Renewable Energy Sector

University of Limerick (UL) unveiled a unique €2-million underwater robot at the docks in Limerick city. The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) was officially launched by Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD. The Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded ROV Étaín can operate in challenging wind, […]

UL Newspaper Scoops National Media Award

Journalism students at UL have scooped the prestigious Newspaper of the Year title at the National Student Media Awards. Limerick Voice a 40-page local newspaper, produced by masters and fourth year Journalism and New Media students won the top media award in the category sponsored by The Irish Times. The UL newspaper is part of […]

Diverse City Helps To Mark International Day Against Racism At UL

University of Limerick celebrated International Day Against Racism as part of the University’s inaugural Sanctuary Week. The university hosted a football and basketball tournament with UL’s Sanctuary Scholars as well as students from the International Society, members of the Irish Homeless Football World Cup squad, players from Dublin-based Diverse City FC and visitors from Sports […]

Engineering Showcase 2018 Postponed Due To Severe Weather Forecast

The Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018, which was to take place at Shannon Airport on Thursday March 1, has been postponed by one week until Thursday March 8, 2018. Organisers of this free event, which offers secondary school students, guidance counsellors, parents and teachers a unique insight to the various engineering careers available in the […]

French Honour For UL’s Dr. Gordon Armstrong

Dr Gordon Armstrong, Chief Technical Officer of the Bernal Institute at University of Limerick (UL) was recently awarded the rank of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Presented by Ambassador of France to Ireland, H.E. Stéphane Crouzat, the award is an order of the French Republic, recognising exceptional services to education, culture and the promotion […]

Clonmel Student scoops all honours in International competition in Montreal

A Co Tipperary engineering student has won the top honours at an international engineering and commerce competition in Montreal.   Darren Feehily from Clonmel and his three University of Limerick (UL) team members became the first team outside of Canada to claim the top award at the International Engineering and Commerce Case Competition (ECCC) in […]

UL opens new TV News Studio

A new Television news studio facility has been unveiled at the University of Limerick as part of a major expansion of its journalism department. RTE’s Bryan Dobson, who is Adjunct Professor of Journalism in UL officially opened the facility on (Tuesday, Nov 15). The €25,000 kit-out includes a number of high end cameras, lighting and […]

Former Minister Among UL Alumni Award Recipients

University of Limerick Alumni have bestowed their highest honour on four of the university’s outstanding graduates at the 11th Annual UL Alumni Awards gala dinner held on Saturday, November 12. Waterford-based Patsy Carney and Tom Brennan, co-founders of Eirgen Pharma were presented with a joint award for their contribution to business. Former Minister for the […]

Concert to mark retirement of Tipperary’s Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, UL’s first Chair of Music

University of Limerick (UL) will host a gala concert later this month celebrating the music of renowned composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin. The RTÉ Concert Orchestra, conducted by David Brophy, will perform with Mícheál and a selection of special guests in University Concert Hall Limerick on November 22. The concert marks the retirement of Mícheál Ó […]

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