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UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

| January 17, 2017

Pics by Sean Curtin and Press 22

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Limerick students wins chance to showcase designs

Limerick students wins chance to showcase designs

| November 22, 2016

EASON, has this week announced that Limerick student Rita O’Brien, aged 23 from Limerick has won the ‘Eason Creates Design’ competition, providing a platform for 3rd level students to showcase their designs and creativity. In the search to find Ireland’s next top designer, Eason invited all third level students with a creative flare to design […]

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Limerick’s O’Connell congratulates JP Mc Manus Scholarship winners

Limerick’s O’Connell congratulates JP Mc Manus Scholarship winners

| November 21, 2016

WINNERS of the 2016 All Ireland Scholarships were commended by Rugby Legend, Paul O’Connell at an awards ceremony, on Saturday November 19, at the University of Limerick. Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Patrick O’Donovan TD and the Permanent Secretary at the Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland, Andrew McCormick presented the students from the North and South with a third-level scholarship award.   […]

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Croom students rewarded for their excellence

Croom students rewarded for their excellence

| November 20, 2016

TWO students from Limerick have emerged from a field of over 8,000 to win a national award at one of Ireland’s most prestigious science fairs. Kalin Foy and Ciara Coyle, both fifth year students from Coláise Chiarain in Croom, were awarded an Excellence in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) award, for their project, which […]

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University of Limerick opens new TV Studio

University of Limerick opens new TV Studio

| November 16, 2016

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 this week. The €25,000 kit-out includes a number of high end cameras, lighting and backdrop facilities […]

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Limerick accepted to the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Limerick accepted to the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

| November 6, 2016

MINISTER for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, was on hand last week to help BT Ireland announce a record number of entries for the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, which takes place on 11-14 January 2017. In total 2,091 project ideas were submitted by secondary students from 375 schools across the island, an […]

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UL drops out of top 500 universities

UL drops out of top 500 universities

| September 8, 2016

The University of Limerick has dropped out of the world’s top 500 universities. The 2016 World University Rankings, published last week, ranks UL in the 501-550 band, a significant fall from its previous position of 471. The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has responded to this news by referring to a decade of austerity and its […]

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School bus service axed without warning

School bus service axed without warning

| September 8, 2016

A bus service used by a thousand Limerick students has been withdrawn without any prior warning. The Shannon Banks to Westbury service, which has been in operation for almost 40 years, was cancelled by Bus Éireann last week. On Monday morning last (August 29) school-bound passengers were informed by their driver that the service would […]

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#WATCH 96 first years begin the Thomond College story in Limerick

#WATCH 96 first years begin the Thomond College story in Limerick

| September 5, 2016

A NEW era for second level education on Limerick’s north side officially dawned on Thursday last as Thomond Community College came into being. The school – an amalgamation of Salesian Secondary School and St. Nessan’s Community College that will be run under the auspices of the Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB) – celebrated as […]

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#Limerick barber cuts to source of male mental health with #BarberTalk

#Limerick barber cuts to source of male mental health with #BarberTalk

| March 24, 2016

  THE LIMERICK barber who founded an initiative to help young men who are troubled by mental health issues, is now rolling out an All-Ireland #BarberTalk training programme after a “positive and encouraging meeting” with the Northern Ireland Minister for Health. Pat Barry, is one of the co-founders of the Lions Barber Collective (LBC) which operates […]

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