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The Faculty of AHSS prides itself on the quality of its teaching and its commitment to research and places a strong emphasis on the role of debate and discussion in the development of knowledge and analytical skills. On this blog you’ll find all our latest news and events, plus profiles of our researchers and students.


Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing March 2, 2021 - Pippa Slattery was born in England but has been living in Ireland since 1988. She is currently studying on the M.A. for Creative Writing at the University of Limerick. She has recently been shortlisted by New Irish Writing and has short stories published in The Blue Nib, The Galway Review and The Tiny Seed Journal.… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing
Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies February 26, 2021 - Criostóir is a graduate of the BA European Studies undergraduate programme. He graduated in 2020 and describes his experience of the course below. Why did you choose UL/this course? I chose European Studies at UL due to the fantastic range of interesting modules on offer. I always knew that I wanted to study languages at… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies
REVIEW: ‘Biden, Roosevelt and the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes lottery’ – Business Post Political Editor reviews Bernadette Whelan’s book on historic Irish and American Diplomacy. February 24, 2021 - Below is a review by the political editor of the Business Post Michael Brennan of Bernadette Whelan’s book ‘De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932-1939’. By Michael Brennan, Business Post Political Editor A new book has revealed how US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was personally asked to sell illegal… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Biden, Roosevelt and the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes lottery’ – Business Post Political Editor reviews Bernadette Whelan’s book on historic Irish and American Diplomacy.
New ERASMUS+ project: Digital Citizenship Education and Foreign Language Learning in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. February 9, 2021 - Dr Liam Murray, Dr Marta Giralt & Dr Silvia Benini are now part of a European consortium that has received an ERASMUS+ grant for its transnational project “DiCE.Lang” – Digital Citizenship Education and Foreign Language Learning. The University of Munich will lead five European institutions, University of Limerick, University of Latvia, University of Aveiro, and… Continue reading New ERASMUS+ project: Digital Citizenship Education and Foreign Language Learning in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics.
Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) January 19, 2021 - Shu is graduate of the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Shu describes her experience of the Masters programme and the teaching practice she completed as part of course. Read more about her experience below. Firstly, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and why you decided to do… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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