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Postgraduate Student Profile: Kellie Maher, MA History

Kellie is a current student of the Masters in History programme at the University of Limerick. Kellie is currently doing her dissertation on Irish country houses as part of the MA programme. In this interview, she describes why she chose to study at UL, her experience of the Master's programme so far, and her future plans.

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Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC) 2021

A group of interdisciplinary postgraduate researchers from Limerick Institute of Technology, in partnership with postgraduate researchers from the University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College and Athlone Institute of Technology collaborated to organise the 2021 Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC), which was held on May 18th and 19th.

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Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars

Maëlle Le Roux, PhD candidate, Department of History My research project analysing representations of Irish nationalist figures in the Capuchin Annual uses digital humanities methods, as I designed an interdisciplinary methodology to analyse this digitised periodical. Since I have a humanities background, I was interested in working with researchers from other backgrounds to get a… Continue reading Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars

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Postgraduate student profile: William Keohane, MA in Creative Writing

William is a student of the Masters in Creative Writing programme. He describes his experience of the Masters programme and why he would recommend the course to other aspiring authors below. William Keohane, MA Creative Writing student at the University of Limerick. Can you please introduce yourself and explain why you chose the MA in… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: William Keohane, MA in Creative Writing

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From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize

After starting a PhD based on my MA History of Family research, the Women’s History Association of Ireland’s (WHAI) annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize competition offered me the opportunity to work on my editing and writing skills. Helene Haak and fellow MA History of theFamily graduate Pádraig Hogan during a transcription workshop at the Glucksman Library… Continue reading From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize

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Postgraduate Student Profile: Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, MA Sociology (Applied Social Research)

Mary Ellen O'Keeffe is a graduate of the MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research). As a UL undergraduate student, she explains why she chose to also pursue her postgraduate degree at UL and describes her experience of the programme. Mary Ellen O'Keeffe, MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research) graduate of the University of Limerick. Can… Continue reading Postgraduate Student Profile: Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, MA Sociology (Applied Social Research)

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Postgraduate Student Profile: Liz Ryan, MA History

Liz Ryan is Limerick native undertaking the MA History. With a business background, she explains why she chose to study history at UL and describes her experience of the programme so far. Liz Ryan, MA in History Student at the University of Limerick Can you please introduce yourself? My name is Liz Ryan, and I… Continue reading Postgraduate Student Profile: Liz Ryan, MA History

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Postgraduate Graduate Profile: Paul Kwamina Ntisful-Yirrah, LLM Law (General)

Paul Kwamina Ntisful-Yirrah was born in Ghana but subsequently moved to the US where he lived with his family. He is a graduate of the LLM Law (General) here at the University of Limerick. Paul describes what inspired him to study law, why he chose UL, and gives us an insight into the programme itself.… Continue reading Postgraduate Graduate Profile: Paul Kwamina Ntisful-Yirrah, LLM Law (General)

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Prof. Gisela Holfter awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz – the Federal Order of Merit of Germany.

“With her research into bilateral links, Holfter has arguably done the most to bring Germany and Ireland together since Nobel laureate Heinrich Böll” - Derek Scally, Nine decades of rich and largely stable Irish-German relations, Irish Times, 1 July 2019. Prof. Gisela Holfter - Associate Professor in German and Director of the Centre for Irish-German Studies… Continue reading Prof. Gisela Holfter awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz – the Federal Order of Merit of Germany.

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Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing

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

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Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

Criostóir is a graduate of the BA European Studies undergraduate programme. He graduated in 2020 and describes his experience of the course below. Criostóir King, BA European Studies class of 2020. 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… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies