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Tansey scholar: Tralee student awarded

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 24 March 2011 by Steve

“A business student has become the first recipient of a University of Limerick scholarship set up in memory of the late Paul Tansey, who was economics editor of The Irish Times …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Irish Times, 24 March]

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Students prepare to flock to Limerick races

Posted in Life with tags , on 22 March 2011 by Steve

“After the hype of Cheltenham last week, all eyes now turn closer to home as preparations continue for one of the most hotly anticipated meetings of the year – the student race day at Limerick Racecourse …” (more)

[Áine Fitzgerald, Limerick Leader, 22 March]

Limerick academics develop anti-MRSA textiles

Posted in research with tags on 19 March 2011 by Steve

“Textiles that kill the hospital superbug MRSA have been developed by scientists at the University of Limerick …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 19 March]

UL chair named in honour of McCourt

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 11 March 2011 by Steve

Angela’s Ashes author Frank McCourt will be posthumously honoured by a chair in creative writing at the University of Limerick. Fittingly, the memoir will be a particular focus of the professorship to be named after McCourt, whose memoir of childhood in a Limerick slum was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997 …” (more)

[Genevieve Carbery, Irish Times, 11 March]

AerialPhoto.ie provides University of Limerick with Aerial Photos of Playing Pitches under construction

Posted in Life with tags on 10 March 2011 by Steve

“AerialPhoto.ie recently completed a shoot for the University of Limerick to provide aerial photos of some new playing pitches that are under construction on the North campus …” (more, photos)

[AerialPhoto.ie, 10 March]

UL overcome local rivals to win Fitzgibbon Cup

Posted in Life with tags , , , on 26 February 2011 by Steve

UL 1-17 Limerick IT 2-11 Thomas O’Brien’s 61st-minute goal saw the University of Limerick gain their first Ulster Bank Fitzgibbon Cup title since 2002, after a battling display at Waterford IT this afternoon …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 26 February]

University of Limerick set to honour its founding president Dr Ed Walsh

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 26 February 2011 by Steve

“Founding president of the University of Limerick Dr Ed Walsh is among the five ‘exceptional individuals’ to be conferred with honorary doctorates by the university in a ceremony later this year …” (more)

[Limerick Leader, 26 February]