22 Oct 2018

On the 3 October, Dr Martin O'Donoghue attended and spoke at 'A Century of Elections: Past, Place and Politics' Conference held at Maynooth University. Details and photographs at the following links:

18 Oct 2018

Dr Rachel Murphy attended the Royal Irish Academy at the beginning of October doing a demo of a project she worked on over the summer - The Digital Atlas of Fethard.  Details can be found on the RIA newsletter:

21 Sep 2018

Many congratulations to Dr Richard Kirwan (Department of History & Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick), who has been appointed to the Royal Irish Academy’s Historical Studies Committee.This is a multidisciplinary committee that incorporates Classics, Near Eastern Studies, Archaeology and History. The Royal Irish Academy multidisciplinary committees aim to promote co-operation across and within relevant scholarly disciplines and to advise Academy engagement in these areas.The committees exist to provide scholarly expertise and to promote the value of the sciences, humanities and social sciences. They do this through their programme of work, combining public engagement events, expert statements, responding to Government consultations and working with relevant international unions.

03 Sep 2018

Congratulations to Ms Lynda Ganly on winning the 2017-18 Brian Faloon Prize for the best Final Year Project in History. Lynda graduated on Friday last with a B.A Arts (Joint Honours) degree. Lynda is pictured with her supervisor Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam of the Department of History.

28 Jun 2018

FOR more than a decade Joseph Lennon (Graduate of the MA History programme at UL) has been compiling an extensive photographic archive of Limerick’s castles and tower houses. See the full article by Cian Reinhardt of the Limerick post here: