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Dr. Pat Cashell retires from UL after 22 years

Pat Cashell  

28th March 2008

Dr Patrick Cashell, UL's Assistant Registrar has retired after 22 years with the University. Many of Dr Cashell's UL colleagues and friends celebrated his retirement with him and his family on Friday 28th March.


Minister for the Environment recognises work of UL Environmental Committee

Minister John Gormley  

28th March 2008

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, John Gormley, T.D  visited UL to meet with members of the UL Environmental Committee, a largely voluntary campus wide community who work to develop and implement policy on environmental issues as well as encouraging environmental awareness among faculty, staff and students of UL. 


UL Graduate wins top Industry Prize

Kate Corish  

28th March 2008

A safety boon for the construction industry is on the cards as HP Invent National Competition Prize winner, UL Graduate, Kate Corish, shows her innovative new device to Lionel Alexander, Vice president and MD of HP Manufacturing Ireland. Kate was awarded a 5,000 euro prize on the strength of her final year project,  for UL's Product Design and Technology Programme, which she designed to enable construction workers to safely lift and manoeuvre sheet materials.


International Physical Activity Experts Address UL Conference


27th March 2008

The Physical Education and Sports Science Department (PESS) at the University of Limerick and the Irish Sports Council are co-hosted an international conference, 'Insights into Adapting Physical Activity for Children and Adults with Disabilities', to focus both industry and academic minds on the issue of adapted physical activity for children and adults with disabilities. 


Paddy Dooley Scholarship Awarded

Ciaran Brady  


20th March 2008

The third recipient of the Paddy Dooley Rowing Scholarship at UL, Ciaran Brady of Clonmore, Tullamore, County Offaly, has been formally awarded the scholarship which is worth €4000 over his three years of study.  The Paddy Dooley Rowing Scholarship has been established through the generosity of the Dooley family.  The family, who are from Limerick, decided to establish the scholarship in honour of their father, who captained the Irish Olympic eight, in the 1948 Olympic Games in London.


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