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Mapping Singing for Health Ireland

Help us create the first ever comprehensive map of singing and health initiatives across the Republic of Ireland. By early 2021 we will know what choirs or singing groups exist, where they are located and who can access these. In recent times there has been an explosion in research and practice in the area of… Continue reading Mapping Singing for Health Ireland

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Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

In 2019, I joined an amazing interdisciplinary group of academics at UL who have built a relationship with the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and The Padre Pio Rehabilitation Centre at Ahotokurom, nr Elmina in the Central Region in Ghana. This group are working with partners in Ghana to improve the health and well-being of people in the community who… Continue reading Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

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Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Barbora Klimova

Barbora is a graduate of the MA Music Therapy at the University of Limerick, she is originally from the Czech Republic and is currently pursuing her career goal of working as a music therapist. She givers her experience of the MA programme below and how it has benefited her both personally and professionally. Borbora on… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Barbora Klimova

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Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Diarmuid Boyle

Diarmuid Boyle, a recent graduate of the MA in Music Therapy describes how completing the MA in Music Therapy has enhanced his academic and clinical knowledge and furthered his career goals. He currently works as a music therapist in Tipperary. Diarmuid Boyle, MA Music Therapy graduate What made you study at UL? In September 2012,… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Diarmuid Boyle

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Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy: Lisa Kelly

Lisa is a graduate of the MA Music Therapy programme in UL. Lisa describes her experience of the programme and how this has benefitted her own personal and career goals. Lisa Kelly, Graduate, MA Music Therapy What made you study at UL? I began my studies in UL in 2014 when I was a student… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy: Lisa Kelly

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A guide to acing your audition or interview

There are numerous auditions and interviews, which take place for many of our programmes in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Read our guide below to get tips and tricks on how you might combat nerves and prepare for your audition or interview. Do your preparation to increase your confidence: As the saying… Continue reading A guide to acing your audition or interview

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Funding awarded to University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College researchers for Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts

A research team from the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College has been awarded €35,000 in funding by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Creative Ireland to research and develop a Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts (Straitéis d’Ealaíona Teangabhunaithe na Gaeilge). The researchers from the University… Continue reading Funding awarded to University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College researchers for Research and Development Strategy for the Irish language based arts

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Music and the workplace

On November 8th and 15th 2019 Dr Hilary Moss and Jessica O’Donoghue of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance will be contributing to the RTE Lyric FM programme Music and the Mind. The programme on 8th November will focus on the health and well-being aspects of music in the workplace. Here, Hilary Moss… Continue reading Music and the workplace

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AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that three of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities: MA in Songwriting Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law MA in Serious… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

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Limerick Fling at UCH in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue

Award-winning artists join students and faculty of the Irish World Academy for a special concert of music, song and dance in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue.  One hundred performers from five continents will come together to celebrate all the creativity, talent and passion that the Irish World Academy has to offer in a unique concert.   The… Continue reading Limerick Fling at UCH in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue

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PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

Yesterday saw hundreds of our students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conferred at the University Concert Hall, including 15 of our PhD students. During conferrings, Dr Darina Slattery (School of English, Irish and Communication) was awarded the Excellence in the Provision of Pedagogic Support award as part of the UL Teaching… Continue reading PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

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Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Sir Conwy 2019 Jennifer de Brún and Irish World Academy artists-in-residence Fidget Feet Aerial Dance opened the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales with Y Tylwyth, an original show combining music and contemporary circus by Myrddin ap Dafydd, Gwyneth Glyn, Twm Morysa. Directed by award winning director Angharad Lee, the show was broadcast live… Continue reading Fidget Feet Aerial Dance open the 2019 National Eisteddfod of Wales