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# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

University of Limerick has disciplined 'a number' of students following street party
# Students
# Students

University of Limerick has disciplined 'a number' of students following street party

Apr 21st 2021, 1:41 PM 14,350 Views 0 Comments

Social media circulated videos in early March showed a largescale street party in the Castletroy area, adjacent to UL.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'
# UL
From The42
# UL

'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'

Mar 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,899 Views 0 Comments

Galway camogie star and University of Limerick student Siobhán McGrath on the recent street party, and how difficult lockdown has been for students.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

University of Limerick president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 7:44 PM 67,135 Views 0 Comments

Covid-19 case numbers among those aged 19-24 “continue on a downward trend” despite incidents like this, Dr Ronan Glynn has said.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students

Feb 23rd 2021, 1:57 PM 22,302 Views 30 Comments

The Student Health Centre at UL referred 50 students for testing on Monday.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

UL to set up test centre after rise in Covid-19 cases among students living near campus
# Testing
# Testing

UL to set up test centre after rise in Covid-19 cases among students living near campus

Feb 9th 2021, 8:01 PM 27,229 Views 35 Comments

The cases are “largely based around simple household visits”.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study

Jul 1st 2020, 9:31 AM 10,142 Views 38 Comments

The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.

# university-of-limerick - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Irish researchers develop drone that can deliver UV light to disinfect public spaces
# Disinfection
# Disinfection

Coronavirus: Irish researchers develop drone that can deliver UV light to disinfect public spaces

Jun 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 29,895 Views 15 Comments

The drones could be used at night time to sterilise empty trains, buses and restaurants.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

Nov 13th 2019, 5:15 PM 20,857 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.

# university-of-limerick - Friday 1 November, 2019

University of Limerick to create 330 new jobs under new plan
# Limerick
# Limerick

University of Limerick to create 330 new jobs under new plan

Nov 1st 2019, 11:37 AM 13,793 Views 9 Comments

The university expects to increase student numbers by 4,000 over the next five years.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Confusion reigns as UL and LIT show up at different venues for All-Ireland Freshers hurling final
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Confusion reigns as UL and LIT show up at different venues for All-Ireland Freshers hurling final

Mar 13th 2019, 5:34 PM 17,243 Views 8 Comments

The game was not played after LIT togged out in Moylish, while UL turned up in Mary I.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Student (19) died in 'freak accident' after 'domino effect' on stairwell
# Sophie Coll
# Sophie Coll

Student (19) died in 'freak accident' after 'domino effect' on stairwell

Mar 5th 2019, 10:05 PM 53,561 Views 13 Comments

The pathologist told the Limerick inquest that due to Sophie Coll’s “very severe” injuries, nothing could have been done to save her.

# university-of-limerick - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Hanniffy brace guides UL to four-in-a-row Ashbourne Cup success over UCC
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Hanniffy brace guides UL to four-in-a-row Ashbourne Cup success over UCC

Feb 10th 2019, 8:01 PM 5,482 Views 0 Comments

Goals were the difference on the day as UL secured a fifth title in six seasons.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD
# Dr Sindy Joyce
# Dr Sindy Joyce

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD

Jan 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 106,393 Views 83 Comments

Dr Sindy Joyce is a doctoral graduate of UL’s Department of Sociology.

# university-of-limerick - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland
# Seeking Asylum
# Seeking Asylum

'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland

Sep 30th 2018, 2:30 PM 46,013 Views 54 Comments

Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate

Jun 6th 2018, 11:49 AM 18,963 Views 16 Comments

Vicky Phelan’s story sparked an investigation into how smear tests in Ireland are reviewed and handled.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fire extinguished in bus on University of Limerick campus
# The Stables
# The Stables

Fire extinguished in bus on University of Limerick campus

Feb 7th 2018, 7:55 PM 13,671 Views 9 Comments

Traffic won’t be able to pass through the campus for some time, according to the university.

# university-of-limerick - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

Jan 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,052 Views 72 Comments

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# university-of-limerick - Sunday 21 January, 2018

UL Bohemians get the better of Railway Union in top-of-the-table clash
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

UL Bohemians get the better of Railway Union in top-of-the-table clash

Jan 21st 2018, 6:51 PM 3,358 Views 0 Comments

Both sides were severely depleted, given the number of players on international duty this weekend

1-10 for Tipperary's Jason Forde as star-studded UL coast past DIT
# Group Game
From The42
# Group Game

1-10 for Tipperary's Jason Forde as star-studded UL coast past DIT

Jan 21st 2018, 5:37 PM 11,776 Views 1 Comment

Tony Kelly and John McGrath were among the big names on the Univeristy of Limerick side.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Report criticises University of Limerick over €1.7 million staff severance deals
# Severance Packages
# Severance Packages

Report criticises University of Limerick over €1.7 million staff severance deals

Nov 8th 2017, 10:01 PM 14,560 Views 0 Comments

The report was also critical of the university’s treatment of whistleblower Leona O’Callaghan.

# university-of-limerick - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish scientists can now produce electricity from tears
# Cry Me A River
# Cry Me A River

Irish scientists can now produce electricity from tears

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 9,232 Views 21 Comments

The researchers in UL also found they could generate electricity from a protein found in egg whites and the milk of mammals.

# university-of-limerick - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution
# Fibreship
# Fibreship

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:40 AM 15,397 Views 7 Comments

A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.

# university-of-limerick - Monday 19 June, 2017

Scholarships to be given to people in Direct Provision as UL becomes a University of Sanctuary
# Recognition
# Recognition

Scholarships to be given to people in Direct Provision as UL becomes a University of Sanctuary

Jun 19th 2017, 5:32 PM 22,616 Views 80 Comments

Seventeen academic scholarships will be made available to applicants aged over 22 and living in direct provision.

# university-of-limerick - Friday 5 May, 2017

University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct
# Dr Des Fitzgerald
# Dr Des Fitzgerald

University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct

May 5th 2017, 11:03 AM 12,147 Views 28 Comments

Former employees have made claims of ‘inappropriate expenses’ at the university’s finance department.

# university-of-limerick - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother
# Una Butler
# Una Butler

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother

Apr 20th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,553 Views 55 Comments

Una Butler, who lost her husband John and two daughters in such an incident in 2010, argues that it is better for the public to understand how often such cases happen.

# university-of-limerick - Thursday 2 March, 2017

University of Limerick forced to cancel sexual consent workshops over lack of interest
# UL
# UL

University of Limerick forced to cancel sexual consent workshops over lack of interest

Mar 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 21,560 Views 78 Comments

Only 14 people signed up for the workshops, despite space for 150 people.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Extra-time drama sees 14-man UL pip Maynooth to Sigerson victory
# Today's Lesson
From The42
# Today's Lesson

Extra-time drama sees 14-man UL pip Maynooth to Sigerson victory

Jan 25th 2017, 4:48 PM 11,163 Views 3 Comments

The Limerick side were nine points down in the second half before staging a stunning revival.

# university-of-limerick - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Humans have a new organ and it's thanks to surgeons in Limerick
# Mesentery
# Mesentery

Humans have a new organ and it's thanks to surgeons in Limerick

Jan 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 47,331 Views 20 Comments

The mesentery is now being classified as a single structure.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus
# Gonorrhea
# Gonorrhea

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus

Dec 14th 2016, 5:08 PM 22,572 Views 55 Comments

There have been 14 cases in UL.

# university-of-limerick - Sunday 4 December, 2016

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm

Dec 4th 2016, 9:00 PM 35,245 Views 13 Comments

Stephen Ryan chats to The42 about the Irish side’s considerable recent successes in the sport.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Irish mathematicians working hard to make the perfect cup of coffee
# Coffee Lovers Rejoice
# Coffee Lovers Rejoice

Irish mathematicians working hard to make the perfect cup of coffee

Nov 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 11,676 Views 26 Comments

The process of making a perfect cup of coffee is “hideously complicated”, say researchers

# university-of-limerick - Friday 29 April, 2016

UL students are brilliantly detailing their levels of procrastination on Snapchat
# Study Week
From The Daily Edge
# Study Week

UL students are brilliantly detailing their levels of procrastination on Snapchat

Apr 29th 2016, 11:19 AM 6,678 Views 0 Comments

Procastisnaps.

# university-of-limerick - Thursday 7 April, 2016

11 things you'll only get if you went to UL
# It's Limerick Citayyy
From The Daily Edge
# It's Limerick Citayyy

11 things you'll only get if you went to UL

Apr 7th 2016, 2:26 PM 10,522 Views 3 Comments

You going the Lodge?

# university-of-limerick - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Mixed fortunes for Galway's twin sisters as UCD win O’Connor Cup
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Mixed fortunes for Galway's twin sisters as UCD win O’Connor Cup

Mar 12th 2016, 7:21 PM 6,514 Views 0 Comments

The Students claimed their first success in the competition since 2006.

# university-of-limerick - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Five-star UL prevail in Fitzgibbon Cup Limerick derby
# Report
From The42
# Report

Five-star UL prevail in Fitzgibbon Cup Limerick derby

Feb 4th 2016, 4:32 PM 12,972 Views 3 Comments

Two goals from Eire Og Nenagh’s Tommy Heffernan in the opening five minutes gave his side the perfect start.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

This Irish graduate has come up with one of the world's best new inventions
# Going Swimmingly
# Going Swimmingly

This Irish graduate has come up with one of the world's best new inventions

Nov 10th 2015, 11:00 AM 34,240 Views 45 Comments

Cathal Redmond’s Express Dive is winning major accolades.

# university-of-limerick - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms
# Gender Identity
# Gender Identity

The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms

Sep 8th 2015, 8:31 PM 31,846 Views 160 Comments

“This is one small step, but it’s a big change”.

# university-of-limerick - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Ever wondered what would happen if you combined hurling with mountaineering?
# Pucing Hell
From The42
# Pucing Hell

Ever wondered what would happen if you combined hurling with mountaineering?

Sep 2nd 2015, 10:08 PM 4,670 Views 2 Comments

Nope, us neither but it looks pretty cool.

# university-of-limerick - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'Words cannot describe this feeling': Ireland's Thomas Barr reflects on his gold medal success
# Déise Dreams
From The42
# Déise Dreams

'Words cannot describe this feeling': Ireland's Thomas Barr reflects on his gold medal success

Jul 11th 2015, 9:35 AM 13,411 Views 18 Comments

The Waterford man produced a superb run to win the 400 metres hurdles at the World University Games yesterday.

# university-of-limerick - Monday 29 June, 2015

Man shot as he flees masked men in University of Limerick car park
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man shot as he flees masked men in University of Limerick car park

Jun 29th 2015, 8:22 AM 30,426 Views 44 Comments

The man is in a critical condition but is expected to pull through.

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