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KBS student Nicole Drought Wins sportswomen.ie Irish Sportswoman of The Year 2016

Nicole Drought, KBS at UL student, has been awarded sportswomen.ie Irish Sports Woman of the Year 2016.

Through a public vote, Roscrea’s Nicole Drought, 22, won this year’s sportswomen.ie’s  “Sportswoman of the Year” taking 20% of the vote.

KBS student nominated for Irish Sports Woman of the Year 2016

Nicole Drought, KBS at UL student, has been nominated for Irish Sports Woman of the Year 2016. Nicole, 21, is a racing driver from Roscrea in Ireland and is currently studying Accounting and Finance at KBS, UL.

Nicole competed in the 2015 Irish Touring Car Championship in a 250bhp Honda Integra, scoring a number of podium finishes in her debut season.

BA Law and Accounting graduate receives Conlisk Scholarship

Raymond Holian, BA Law and Accounting graduate, is the 2016 recipient of the Rev. John M. Conlisk Irish Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student from Ireland, and covers full tuition, housing and medical insurance expenses throughout the student’s attainment of a master’s degree.

KBS named Best Business School by InBusiness

Kemmy Business School has been named Best Business School in Ireland 2016 at the InBUSINESS Recognition Awards held in Dublin on Monday.

Dr Stephen Kinsella, senior lecturer in Economics, KBS, University of Limerick​ & Sunday Business Post commentator named Economic Commentator, Business Analyst Of the Year 2016

Dr Stephen Kinsella, senior lecturer in Economics, KBS, University of Limerick​ & Sunday Business Post commentator, has been named Economic Commentator, Business Analyst Of the Year at the 10th UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards.

Eight of Ireland’s leading business journalists from The Irish Times, Sunday Business Post, UTV Ireland, RTÉ News, Fora.ie/TheJournal.ie and Irish Independent were honoured at the event on Monday.

KBS student to represent Ireland on UL team in Canada after ESB Inter Colleges win

KBS student, David Monaghan (BBS) and UL engineering students Danny Fehilly, Patrick Lo, Eoin Hann will represent Ireland at an international engineering and commerce competition in Montreal next year.

They qualified for the competition when they won the ESB Inter Colleges Challenge.

The competition, now in its third year, offers engineering and finance students the opportunity to apply their knowledge to develop innovative, creative and commercially focused solutions to real life energy-focused challenges.

Common Good, Common Ground – Kemmy Responsible Business Breakfast

A distinguished gathering of world-leading experts on responsibility in business and education came together recently at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, for a week-long series of conferences on the theme of the Common Good.

Delegates from business, business schools, government and United Nations bodies travelled from 20 countries to further the role of business education and social reporting in serving the common good and the public interest.

Life in the Military: UL Researchers' nationwide study of the Irish Defence Forces

Dr Juliet Mac Mahon and Dr Sarah Mac Curtain were recently commissioned by the Irish Defence Forces to conduct an extensive workplace climate survey. The remit was to investigate members’ levels of satisfaction with their employment in the Defence Forces, along with other factors such as commitment, leadership and perceptions of fairness and work life balance.

KBS MBA graduates, Patsy Carney & Tom Brennan, Eirgen Pharma - awarded 2016 UL Alumni Award - Contribution to Business

University of Limerick Alumni have bestowed their highest honour on four of the university’s outstanding graduates at the 11th Annual UL Alumni Awards gala dinner held on Saturday, November 12.

KBS MBA graduates, Patsy Carney and Tom Brennan, co-founders of Eirgen Pharma, were presented with a joint award for their contribution to business.

Tom Brennan and Patsy Carney’s story dates back to their days working together in the pharmaceutical industry at the start of the new Millenium.

KBS graduates excel at Limerick retailers top Excellence Awards 2017

KBS graduates, Andrew and Sarah Moloney and their Limerick business, Hook and Ladder, triumphed in the annual Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) awards.

Hook and Ladder, an artisan cafe and cookery school, won the title of restaurant/coffee shop of the year.  The business was honoured at the ceremony, which is considered the biggest event in the annual retail calendar.

Enya O’Callaghan, KBS (business w. French) student awarded Thomond Community College academic scholarship

Enya O’Callaghan, KBS (business w. French) student was recently awarded a Thomond Community College scholarship. The academic scholarship, in which one exceptional student each year will receive €10,000 to help finance third-level study, has been funded by an anonymous former teacher. Enya O’Callaghan received one of the first scholarships for obtaining the highest CAO points in her respective school — Salesian Secondary School — in this year’s Leaving Cert.

KBS graduate wins Irish Times ‘Innovation of the Year Award’ 2016


Barry Lunn, a KBS Masters in International Entrepreneurship Management graduate (2008), is co-founder and CEO of Arralis, which was recently awarded the Irish Times ‘Innovation of the Year Award’ 2016.

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