19 Apr 2018

On 13 April 2018, Dr Ciara Breathnach presented a paper entitled, 'A good death: burial law and practices in Ireland 1864-1922'. She was invited to speak in a panel convened by Programme Director Dr Laura D. Kelley, Tulane University, entitled ‘Commemorating Life through Death: Evolving Attitudes in Funerary Culture’ at the Louisiana Historical Association Annual Conference, New Orleans.

11 Apr 2018

The Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick and the Glucksman Library, UL, will co-host a seminar series, commencing in April 2018 and extending into the 2018-19 academic year, to celebrate the Bolton Collection. “Unlocking the Bolton” will feature lectures and talks by scholars and librarians on this important and exciting collection of books, incunabula and manuscripts. Amassed by Archbishop William King and Archbishop Theophilus Bolton in the eighteenth century the collection, comprising over 12,000 items, was acquired by the Glucksman Library in 2016 where it is currently being conserved and catalogued.The first seminar will take place on 25th April when Ken Bergin, Head of Special Collections, will speak on “The History of the Bolton”. The seminar will take place in the Boardroom in the Glucksman Library, and all are welcome (visitors to the library should bring their ID cards or sign in at the access gates).Unlocking the Bolton; Seminar Schedule, April / May 2018 • Wednesday April 25th, 1pm, Ken Bergin, Head of Special Collections, “The History of the Bolton Library” (Boardroom, Glucksman Library) • Tuesday May 22nd, 1pm: Olivia Lardner, Cataloguer for the Bolton Library, Title TBC (Boardroom, Glucksman Library)Further information on the Bolton Collection at: Queries to

14 Mar 2018
GEORGIAN EASE & ELEGANCE - Social life & musical culture at Glin Castle, Co. Limerick with Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam. LIMERICK CHAPTER Spring Lecture Series 21 March 2018, 8pm No. 1 Pery Square €5 Entry (Free for students). Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam is a Lecturer in History and Director of the MA in Public History & Cultural Heritage at the University of Limerick.
19 Jan 2018

Scripts Viewing Days will take place on Janaury 30 and 31. To access details and and script viewing form please click on the following links:

Script Viewing Arrangements Janaury 2018

Script Viewing Application Form January 2018

19 Oct 2017

See details of the Bolton-King Inaugutal Lecture here