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 […]

UL Statement on the Death of Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley

The University of Limerick wishes to convey its deepest sympathies with the family and friends of Munster Rugby Head Coach Anthony Foley. Anthony made an enormous contribution to Munster and Irish rugby over a career marked by success at club, province and national level. He captained Munster to their first Heineken Cup win in 2006. […]

New Master of Science in Mechatronics launched at University of Limerick

A new Masters programme in intelligent automation at University of Limerick will address “an acute scarcity of knowledge and skills” in the sector, according to the course director. The French Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault attended the launch of the new Master of Science in Mechatronics at University of Limerick recently. The Masters is a one […]

Limerick date for Making a Murderer attorney

Attorney Dean Strang, who featured in the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, will discuss implications of the Steven Avery case at an event in Limerick later this month. An Evening with Dean Strang, will take place at the University Concert Hall on September 26, and is organised by the University of Limerick Law Society. […]

UL Seeks ‘Digs’ Landlords To Meet Student Accommodation Demand

In response to the unprecedented demand for student accommodation for University of Limerick students, the UL Accommodation Service has launched a campaign inviting homeowners and landlords to come forward and advertise available accommodation on the University Accommodation List.   UL provides over 2,600 student bedrooms on campus and lists over 1,000 rooms in off campus […]

Boredom Leads to Political Extremes

Boredom among an electorate may be contributing to a widening of political views among voters. Studies undertaken by researchers at the University of Limerick and King’s College London, demonstrate that experiences of boredom, contribute to a stronger endorsement of left versus right-wing ideologies, resulting in greater polarization of political preferences. The research, undertaken by Dr Wijnand A. P. van […]

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