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UL survive Dooley’s red card to punish CIT

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

University of Limerick 0-15 Cork IT 0-13 University of Limerick survived Shane Dooley’s sending-off to see off Cork IT yesterday. Offaly ace Dooley was shown a straight red card by Galway referee Alan Kelly 10 minutes from time following an off-the-ball altercation with Eoin Dillon …” (more)

[Jackie Cahill, Independent, 26 February]

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Green light for UL library extension

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 18 February 2011 by Steve

“UL President, Professor Don Barry has welcomed today’s announcement that the extension of the Glucksman Library is to be progressed with the selection of the preferred bidder for the Public Private Partnership to undertake this construction project …” (more)

[Limerick Post, 18 February]

Lecturer pays €100,000 over assault

Posted in Legal issues with tags on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“A senior university lecturer who broke a man’s leg during a six-a-side soccer match has avoided a prison sentence after paying €100,000 in compensation …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Irish Times, 17 February]

University of Limerick arts lecturer awaits sentence after soccer match incident

Posted in Legal issues with tags on 4 February 2011 by Steve

“A former post-graduate student at the University of Limerick who was assaulted by a university lecturer has lashed out at the Irish legal system after claiming he suffered bullying and racial intimidation from legal personnel in the High Court …” (more)

[Limerick Leader, 2 February]

Dalai Lama to speak at UL event for charity in April

Posted in Governance and administration with tags on 2 February 2011 by Steve

“The University of Limerick is to host a public address by the Dalai Lama in April. The event, on April 14th, is being organised in conjunction with the charity Children in Crossfire established by Richard Moore …” (more)

[Kathtryn Hayes, Irish Times, 2 January]

Lawyers bullied me, assault victim tells court

Posted in Legal issues with tags , on 29 January 2011 by Steve

“A former postgraduate student who was assaulted by a university lecturer yesterday lashed out at the legal system after claiming he suffered bullying and racial intimidation from lawyers in the High Court …” (more)

[Barry Duggan, Independent, 29 January]

Science content of degree to be changed following review

Posted in teaching with tags , on 14 January 2011 by Steve

“The science content of a degree needed to teach physics or chemistry is being changed after a review found the two elements were not sufficient. A Teaching Council review panel said accreditation for the programme at University of Limerick should be conditional on a satisfactory review of the chemistry and physics elements …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 14 January]