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The University of Limerick is set to welcome the 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games back to Limerick in June 2014. The University will host the games, which were officially launched at UL today, over four days from Thursday 12th June to Sunday 15th June. In what will be one of the largest and most prestigious sporting events to take place in Ireland next year, 1,500 Special Olympics athletes from throughout the island of Ireland will travel to Limerick. They will be accompanied by 500 coaches…
UL’s newly appointed Chancellor, the Hon. Mr Justice John L Murray, hosted his inaugural Chancellor’s Concert on campus recently. Approximately 150 businesses, local organisations and friends of the University turned out to support the sell-out black tie fundraising event which featured Irish legendary group, The Chieftains.
Speaking at the event, UL Chancellor, Judge Murray said: “It is wonderful to see so many friends and supporters here tonight for what is a wonderful…
UL Researcher Awarded €270,000 to investigate the benefits of physical activity for patients with MS
Irish novelist and University of Limerick alumnus, Donal Ryan has won the 2013 Guardian First Book Award for his debut novel The Spinning Heart. The Spinning Heart was longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize and was chosen as the Irish Book Awards book of the year in 2012. Speaking during the awards ceremony at Tate Modern in London, the Ryan said he found it difficult to believe that he had won and dedicated the award to all writers "working at their beginnings".
University of Limerick Students of the MSc in Marketing, Consumption and Society class have been commended for their recent highly creative and impactful live marketing campaigns promoting awareness of addiction to their fellow students.
This live project, which is an integral part of the learning outcomes of the module Marketing & Society, focused on smoking, alcohol, drugs and gambling to highlight the dangers of different types of addiction to UL students.
Over the last number…