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Presentation of SOC Bursaries at University of Limerick


Professor Don Barry, President of the University of Limerick recenlty presented Bursaries, valued at €1,500 each, to two First Year students on the Degree in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies on the basis of their Leaving Certificate points. 

The awards - the SOCs -were created by Professor Pat O Connor, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science at UL, in 1997 in memory of her mother and to celebrate her appointment as the first woman at full Professorial level in the University of Limerick.


'The Smiths' Fans pay Homage at University of Limerick Seminar

Dr Eoin Devereux  

Wednesday 23rd April 2008

It's almost ten years since Morrissey played a sell-out show at the University of Limerick concert hall, however, it was the turn of his many fans who attended a packed seminar examining the cultural significance of the music of Morrissey and The Smiths on Wednesday 23rd April last.  Fans from all walks of life came together to hear Dr. Eoin Devereux, Head of the Sociology Department at the University of Limerick, outline how The Smiths were strongly influenced by their Immigrant Irish and Catholic backgrounds.


Downer Nursing Scholarship Awarded at UL

Downer Scholarship  

Monday 21st April 2008

Kelly Collins, from Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick has been selected as the second recipient of the Edith and Leslie Downer Scholarship at the University of Limerick.


KBS Annual Student Awards

KBS Awards  

Friday 18th April 2008

38 of the University of Limerick's most gifted business students were honoured at the Annual Kemmy Business School (KBS) awards ceremony.  The KBS, in partnership with the Bank of Scotland Ireland, recognises the outstanding scholars in the School each year.  Minister for Defence, Mr Willie O'Dea, T.D. presented this years students, with their monetary awards at a ceremony, which took place in the new state-of-the-art KBS building.


Education Initiative to Increase Vital CPR Training in Limerick

Save A Heart  

15th April 2008

'Every 24 hours 14 people in Ireland suffer cardiac arrest most of whom die because they do not receive CPR or a shock from a defibrillator in time' -
Dr Cathal O'Donnell, UL Graduate Medical School.
Limerick secondary school students and teachers learnt of the vital importance of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) skills as they participated in a pioneering school initiative 'Save a Heart' at the University of Limerick recently.


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