30 Apr 2021

Next Wednesday 5th April at 6pm, the Department of History will host a virtual information session aimed at prospective undergraduate students. All prospective students are welcome including secondary school students, QQI Students & mature students. We also encourage teachers, parents, guardians & guidance counsellors to attend. Please feel free to share with anyone who you think may be interested. Questions can be directed to

History @ UL

Wednesday 5th May, 6pm

Registration here

History is one of our faculty’s most popular subjects for undergraduate students. Attend this event to find out why! Dr. Niamh Nic Ghabhann, Senior Lecturer in the Department of History & Assistant Dean of Research (Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences) will be joined by current students to discuss all things History including career opportunities, work placement and which historical eras are available to study as part of your UL degree. Attendees will also learn about the valuable research and cognitive skills built when pursuing this subject. Find out more on our History subject page.

13 Apr 2021

View details of the AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference 2021 here.

31 Mar 2021

The Centre for Early Modern Studies symposium on Databases will take place next Wednesday 7th April at 12-13:45 via MS Teams. Details of the programme are below. Pre-registration is essential via

25 Mar 2021

Next up in our Limerick History Research Seminar Series is Dr Georgina Laragy, Trinity College Dublin.  Dr Laragy will speak on: 

‘The Public History of Poverty:

Workhouses in Twenty-First Century Ireland’

30 March 2021 - 4pm

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24 Feb 2021

The next Centre for Early Modern Studies Symposium takes place on Wednesday 3rd March at 12-13:45 on MS Teams. View details of the programme here. Pre-registration is essential via