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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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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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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: 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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Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello

Una Costello is a professional genealogist living in Ballina, Co Tipperary, who has set up her own genealogy research business: Celtic Genealogy (www.celticgenealogy.ie ). Una describes how the Masters in History of Family at UL helped her in her current career in geneology and the historical research surrounding this. Una Costello, Graduate of the MA in History of the Family, UL What made… Continue reading Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello

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MA in History of Family: Graduate Profile – Carmel McEvey

Carmel is a recent graduate of the MA in History of Family (online), Carmel resides in Australia and describes her experience of completing the MA remotely and her student experience in UL. MA in History of Family Graduate Carmel McEvey What made you choose the MA in History of Family at UL? I had previously… Continue reading MA in History of Family: Graduate Profile – Carmel McEvey

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MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile – Deirdre Cuss

Deirdre Cuss is a graduate of the MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage. She shares her experience of the programme here in UL. MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage Graduate Deirdre Cuss What made you study at UL? I was unsure what to do after my undergrad, and when I saw the public… Continue reading MA in Public History and Cultural Heritage: Graduate Profile – Deirdre Cuss

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MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

Stephen Griffin is a graduate of both the BA in English and History and the MA in History at UL. He is currently in the process of completing his PhD here in UL also. Stephen discusses his experience of the MA programme: MA History Graduate Stephen Griffin What made you study at UL and what… Continue reading MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

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Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

Pictured at the UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations are (L-R) Dr Ciara Breathnach, Prof, Helen Kelly Holmes, Dr Darina Slattery and Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan The UL Excellence in Teaching Awards presentations took place last week, with three Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences awardees. UL Excellence in Teaching (Individual) 2017/8 Overall Winner: Dr… Continue reading Three AHSS lecturers win UL Excellence in Teaching Awards

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Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

Alan Owens, Communications Officer, University of Limerick. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Alan Owens recently joined University of Limerick as Communications Officer. He graduated from UL in 2004 from the BA in European Studies, and spent a year working as a German translator in Thomson Scientific. After a year of travel around the world, he… Continue reading Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

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Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris

Our postgraduate researcher Stephen Griffin (Department of History) received funding for his research trip to La Corneuve in Paris: Since 5 June I have been undertaking archival research at the Centre des archives diplomatiques, situated at La Corneuve in Paris. My primary aim is to examine the reports of French ambassadors who resided in Vienna between… Continue reading Research trip to La Corneuve in Paris

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UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence