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# University of Limerick

Last month
September 2023
Factcheck: What did an expert on Youth Justice tell the Citizens’ Assembly about drug crime?
A UL professor said most young offenders simply “grow out of crime” without intervention.
This year
Students told to pay year's rent of over €8,000 in two cash installments or risk losing tenancy
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
In the terms and conditions of the tenancy said the tenants must pay €8,340 in cash in two installments.
It is understood that the €41,700 rent bill was paid.
Minister Simon Harris said that the practice was made illegal and encouraged landlords to "obey the laws".
Student accommodation dash: Scarce rooms, few protections and potential scams
'We're outraged, we're frustrated: Students to sleep outside Dáil to highlight accommodation crisis
There is no academic advantage to attending single-sex schools in Ireland, research suggests
The study was undertaken by researchers at the University of Limerick.
'During my time in UL, being a Clare footballer was almost a negative'
Clare will be well represented in the 2023 Sigerson Cup final.
University of Limerick ease into Sigerson Cup last 8
Last year’s runners-up prevailed amid a goal-filled second half.
Last year
Two men arrested over alleged €450k fraud at the University of Limerick
The men, both aged in their 60s, were held for 24 hours at Henry Street Garda Station.
Kerry star hits 1-6 to help holders UL into O'Connor Cup final
Four second-half goals sent the Limerick college past NUIG and into tomorrow’s final against UCC.
Sanctions already in place for those who engage in anti-social behaviour off-campus, UL insists
The University has argued it already has sanctions in place to try to tackle any such behaviour.
2-4 for David Clifford as University of Limerick keep Sigerson Cup hopes alive
UL were five-point winners over Queens in tonight’s quarter-final at Abbotstown.
All time
University of Limerick appoints Professor Kerstin Mey as new president for 10-year term
Professor Mey has served as interim president of UL since 1 September 2020.
University of Limerick has disciplined 'a number' of students following street party
Social media circulated videos in early March showed a largescale street party in the Castletroy area, adjacent to UL.
'I know what happened was wrong but everybody is being tarred with the same brush'
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 president warns students they could be expelled over street party near college
Covid-19 case numbers among those aged 19-24 “continue on a downward trend” despite incidents like this, Dr Ronan Glynn has said.
Mass testing to take place at University of Limerick after Covid-19 outbreak among students
The Student Health Centre at UL referred 50 students for testing on Monday.
UL to set up test centre after rise in Covid-19 cases among students living near campus
The cases are “largely based around simple household visits”.
Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study
The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.
Coronavirus: Irish researchers develop drone that can deliver UV light to disinfect public spaces
The drones could be used at night time to sterilise empty trains, buses and restaurants.
RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios
RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.
University of Limerick to create 330 new jobs under new plan
The university expects to increase student numbers by 4,000 over the next five years.
Confusion reigns as UL and LIT show up at different venues for All-Ireland Freshers hurling final
The game was not played after LIT togged out in Moylish, while UL turned up in Mary I.
Student (19) died in 'freak accident' after 'domino effect' on stairwell
The pathologist told the Limerick inquest that due to Sophie Coll’s “very severe” injuries, nothing could have been done to save her.
Hanniffy brace guides UL to four-in-a-row Ashbourne Cup success over UCC
Goals were the difference on the day as UL secured a fifth title in six seasons.
University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD
Dr Sindy Joyce is a doctoral graduate of UL’s Department of Sociology.
'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland
Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.
University of Limerick to award Vicky Phelan with honorary doctorate
Vicky Phelan’s story sparked an investigation into how smear tests in Ireland are reviewed and handled.
Fire extinguished in bus on University of Limerick campus
Traffic won’t be able to pass through the campus for some time, according to the university.
Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.
UL Bohemians get the better of Railway Union in top-of-the-table clash
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
Tony Kelly and John McGrath were among the big names on the Univeristy of Limerick side.
Report criticises University of Limerick over €1.7 million staff severance deals
The report was also critical of the university’s treatment of whistleblower Leona O’Callaghan.
Irish scientists can now produce electricity from tears
The researchers in UL also found they could generate electricity from a protein found in egg whites and the milk of mammals.
Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution
A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.
Scholarships to be given to people in Direct Provision as UL becomes a University of Sanctuary
Seventeen academic scholarships will be made available to applicants aged over 22 and living in direct provision.
University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct
Former employees have made claims of ‘inappropriate expenses’ at the university’s finance department.
'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother
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 forced to cancel sexual consent workshops over lack of interest
Only 14 people signed up for the workshops, despite space for 150 people.
Extra-time drama sees 14-man UL pip Maynooth to Sigerson victory
The Limerick side were nine points down in the second half before staging a stunning revival.
Humans have a new organ and it's thanks to surgeons in Limerick
The mesentery is now being classified as a single structure.
University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus
There have been 14 cases in UL.
The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm
Stephen Ryan chats to The42 about the Irish side’s considerable recent successes in the sport.