04 May 2018

'Professor Anthony McElligott, the renowned historian from University of Limerick, will give the keynote lecture to the IX Mare Nostrum conference this week. His public lecture on Greek Irredentism in the Dodecanese Islands, 1912-1947, takes place today at the Chamber of Commerce, Cyprus Square at 6pm.'

27 Apr 2018

Today we were delighted to hear presentations by our History MA students returning from their semester-long public history placements in Limerick city.

Thanks to our wonderful public history partners who facilitated and mentored our students.

Group image: • Front, l-r: Michaela Duffy, Stuart Clancy and Clíona Purcell • Back, l-r: Professor Anthony McElligott, History HoD, Maria Cagney, Education and Outreach, Hunt Museum, Dr Matthew Potter, Limerick Museum

26 Apr 2018

Ten Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences PhD candidates took part in @UL's Thesis in 3 Minutes competition. Organised by @UL_research, each student was given a strict 3 minutes to tell the audience about their research

Congratulations to history PhD student Milena Cosentina who finished 3rd!

11 Apr 2018

Our fourth-year historians recently visited the House of Lords, Dublin, with their lecturer Dr David Fleming, as part of their module on eighteenth-century Irish politics. They are pictured on the steps of the old parliament building, College Green. The class was facilitated by the Bank of Ireland.

10 Apr 2018

On 26 April, 2018, Dr Roberto Mazza will present a paper discussing current Middle Eastern events in light of the legacy of the past 100 years at the at the University of Milan. Further details available at