University of Limerick
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
Inspired by her retired astronaut uncle, Kelly Hadfield has counted down her own giant career leap into the world of medicine.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
University of Limerick is to buy a former shopping centre for the development of a City Campus.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
A vacant Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Limerick is to be redeveloped into a modern city- centre third-level college campus.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
You might have thought the classic arcade game Pac-Man was a pixelated gobble-‘em-up and little more, but a study by an academic at the University of Limerick claims it can provide insights into human behaviour and psychology.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
The University of Limerick warns that it is facing a challenge over the sustainability of its finances, despite recording a surplus of almost €7m in the year to the end of Sept 2017.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
University of Limerick are set to host the final stages of the 2019 Rustlers Irish Universities Collingwood Cup in February, for the first time since 2012.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2018
Get promoted. Mess up in your job. Retire on a massive taxpayer-funded pension without any sanction or penalty.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
The University of Limerick (UL) has been severely criticised by members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for misleading it over pension top-ups to former staff.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
Reduced stigma around mental health, in areas where Pieta House opened suicide prevention centres, has helped to make locals more open to seeking professional help on related issues, researchers have found.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
As the University of Limerick continues with five days of conferring ceremonies which will see 2,807 students graduate, we take a look at some of the efforts UL staff make in preparation for these special events.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018
David Connors' piece focused on a '25' card tournament where he spoke to both young and old enjoying what is for many the national card game of Ireland.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
A tribute to palliative care nurses, two stories highlighting the importance of defibrillators and a focus on 'Ireland's national card game', 25, are among the videos produced by University of Limerick students for this year's annual video journalism prize.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
ESB today announced a new partnership with the University of Limerick to support the brightest energy researchers in the University over the next four years.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
Norah Patten is on course to be Ireland’s first person in space.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
University of Limerick unveiled a €2 million underwater robot at the docks in Limerick city today.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
The defence lawyer at the centre of the 2015 Netflix documentary series ‘Making A Murderer’ will take up a position this month as guest lecturer on the University of Limerick law programme.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
As many as 1,000 children are being dragged into criminal behaviour by adult gangs and crime networks, a report which surveys Garda Juvenile Liaison Officers has estimated.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
More than 12% of athletes have played in a fixed sporting event, according to research carried out at the University of Limerick, writes
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
The Thorn report makes 36 findings on issues at UL, but it will take another review in a few years to see if they’ve been tackled, writes
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
A second investigation is to take place into the manner in which University of Limerick paid generous severances to senior staff and then re-hired them.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
More than 400 University of Limerick students were honoured at the 7th annual President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony held in the University Concert Hall today.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
An audit of nearly €2m worth of severance payments has led the University of Limerick’s new president to call for an extraordinary meeting of its highest decision-making body.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
The president of the University of Limerick has said there is “no evidence of anything illegal” in any of the allegations against the university.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2017
A former senior manager with the University of Limerick has brought defamation proceedings against the college over the contents of emails it provided the Department of Education and the Auditor and Controller General concerning his severance payment.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
University of Limerick (UL) president Des Fitzgerald says he will not hesitate to take action if a number of ongoing probes uncover any breaches of conduct rules by staff or directors.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
The University of Limerick (UL) could be forced to repay part of the €450,000 paid in severance to two former managers who were rehired as consultants, TDs have been told.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
On top of announcing 17 inaugural landmark scholarships for asylum seekers, the University of Limerick also held its first-ever citizenship ceremony.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
University of Limerick continued to make consultancy payments to a retired financial controller after he turned 60 and was also receiving a pension, the Dáil Public Accounts Committee has been told.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Psychological abuse has longer-term effects on a child than physical violence in the home.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
: The University of Limerick has confirm that it has invited the Department of Education and Science to undertake an independent review of a number of areas of governance at the university.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
A collaborative project between Limerick City and County Council, Gardaí and the FAI has overseen a drop-in Futsal League at the Southside Youth Space in Galvone, Limerick city.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
Two new sports buildings worth almost €15m were officially opened at the University of Limerick today by Minister of State, Patrick O’Donovan, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
A University of Limerick (UL) lecturer will receive Bafta’s Special Award for game design next week.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
The Higher Education Authority has spent over €75,000 so far probing how the University of Limerick handled whistleblowers’ claims about irregular expense claims and ensuing industrial relations problems.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
A new partnership between the University of Limerick and the Irish Examiner has been launched, in which coursework produced by UL journalism students will be highlighted on irishexaminer.com.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Best selling novel Asking for It by Louise O’Neill has been chosen for the University of Limerick’s 2017 One Campus, One Book project, to start a conversation about rape culture in Ireland.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017
University of Limerick has appointed former editor and Managing Director of The Irish Daily Star, Ger Colleran as Adjunct Professor of Journalism.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
They grow up so fast!
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
The University of Limerick made a tax settlement in excess of €110,000 to Revenue last year over a mix-up in how it deducted tax from contractors.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
Employers are using “if and when” contracts to escape having to pay low-hours workers their minimum entitlements, a new report has warned.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
Two Irish students will find out this Friday if they have won the prestigious James Dyson award.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015