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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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5 reasons to do a postgraduate degree in Law at the University of Limerick

Learn why choosing to do a postgraduate degree at UL might just be the best decision you’ll ever make. Experiential hands-on learning One of the greatest strengths of the School of Law at the University of Limerick is its commitment to practice-orientated tuition delivered by a highly experienced team of academics, who have direct practical… Continue reading 5 reasons to do a postgraduate degree in Law at the University of Limerick

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LLM International Commercial Law: Postgraduate Profile – Aisling Croke

Aisling Croke is currently studying for the LLM International Commerical Law here at UL. Aisling gives her perspective on studying the LLM and her experience of the course so far. What made you study at UL? I was going to do my FE1’s while I was doing the Masters programme and I just thought it… Continue reading LLM International Commercial Law: Postgraduate Profile – Aisling Croke

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LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice: Postgraduate Profile – Ayobami Ademuwagun

Ayobami Ademuwagun is from Nigeria and is currently studying for the LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice here at UL. Ayobami gives her perspective on studying in Ireland and her experience of the course so far. LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice Student Ayobami Ademuwagun What did you learn on the course? There’s two different… Continue reading LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice: Postgraduate Profile – Ayobami Ademuwagun

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UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

Congratulations to our School of Law colleague Sinead Eaton on being shortlisted for The Education Awards in the category Best Business and Third Level Institution Collaboration. Sinead organised a Lawyering project earlier this year for final year law students on AI in the Delivery of Legal services. Sinead liaised with and got support from McCann Fitzgerald… Continue reading UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

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Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

Dr Jennifer Schweppe of the Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) at University of Limerick, who presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on the issue of hate crime and related matters Picture: Alan Place A report by researchers based at University of Limerick presented to a… Continue reading Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

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Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group

Dr Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Dr Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology) have been selected for funding for a Marie Curie Initial Training (PhD) Network for NETHATE. The vision for the NETHATE (Network of Excellence of Training on HATE) ETN is to bring together an interdisciplinary team of world-leading European researchers to tackle a highly… Continue reading Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group

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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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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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Street Law training at UL for youth justice workers

Youth justice workers based in the Kerry Garda Youth Diversion Project at Street Law training at UL The School of Law was delighted to facilitate Street Law training for a group of youth justice workers based in the Kerry Garda Youth Diversion Project on 19 and 20 August 2019. The aim of Street Law is… Continue reading Street Law training at UL for youth justice workers

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Our graduates: Raymond Holian, BA in Law and Accounting

Many law graduates use their degree internationally to pursue highly successful careers in a range of diverse fields, from diplomacy to research, advocacy to financial services. Read about one of our students’ experience of pursuing a career as an Investment Compliance Officer with an international hedge fund company in New York. Raymond Holian (Graduate of… Continue reading Our graduates: Raymond Holian, BA in Law and Accounting

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The fight facing LGBT+ families

Dr Lydia Bracken (School of Law) provided an overview of legal issues affecting LGBT+ families in Ireland as part of an article published by John Meagher in the Irish Independent on Saturday 22 June 2019. The full text of the article, titled ‘My wife can't take our daughter to the doctor... - the fight facing… Continue reading The fight facing LGBT+ families