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1000th Revenue Student Graduates in Taxation from UL

Photo caption: UL President, Dr Desmond Fitzgerald with Niall Cody, chairman of Revenue Commissioners, congratulating Theresa Curley, the 1,000th student to graduate from the Applied Taxation programmes, which are run in partnership between the University of Limerick and Revenue.


Podcast: Autonomous cars, a game changer for the future of the motor industry By University of Limerick

The advent of autonomous cars provides a number of challenges from a technological and design point of view and also raises interesting legal, liability and ethical questions. Dr Finbarr Murphy from the Kemmy Business School discusses his involvement as Principal Investigator in two European projects VI-DAS and Cloud-LSVA which aim to solve these challenges while contributing to reducing accidents, increasing economic growth, and stimulating more innovation in the autonomous vehicle area.

Podcast: Defeating match fixing in Sport

Fix the Fixing: Defeating match fixing in Sport. Listen to the latest Research Impact podcast examining the global phenomenon of match fixing. Dr Deirdre O’Shea from KBS and Dr Tadhg MacIntyre are two psychologists who have been involved in a pan-European Erasmus+ project called Fix the Fixing. Their research seeks to tackle this global phenomenon, and understand its impact on the athletes involved, the supporters and the overall reputation of sport.

RTE Brainstorm: Doors to manual and crosscheck: doing business the Ryanair way

Doors to manual and crosscheck: doing business the Ryanair way.
Professor Kevin Murphy of Kemmy Chair of Work and Employment Studies at the University of Limerick, gives his opinion on RTE's Brainstorm Series


Supply Chain Apprenticeships to be Developed by MDU

Supply Chain Apprenticeships
The Management Development Unit, Kemmy Business School  in conjunction with CPE in the University of Limerick and industry partners IPICS (Supply Chain Management Institute) have been proposed by the Apprentice council as coordinating providers for the following apprenticeships for further development;
·        Supply Chain Associate Apprenticeship
·        Supply Chain Manager  Apprenticeship
·        Supply Chain Specialist Apprenticeship

KBS named Best Business School by InBusiness 2nd year in a row

Kemmy Business School has been named Best Business School in Ireland 2017 at the Chambers Ireland, InBUSINESS Recognition Awards. This is the second year in a row that the KBS, UL has won this award. 

Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise and honour exceptional business achievement and innovation in Irish business. Hosted by Newstalk’s Business Editor Vincent Wall and comprising 20 categories, the awards took place in The Westin Dublin on December 6, 2017.

RTE Brainstorm - My boss is a psychopath: why bad people get good jobs

Kevin Murphy. Kemmy Chair of Work and Employment Studies, article titled "My boss is a psychopath: why bad people get good jobs" about why there are so many CEOs who turn out to be psychopaths went live today on the RTE Brainstorm site click to read the article  https://www.rte.ie/eile/brainstorm/2017/1129/923739-my-boss-is-a-psychopath-why-bad-people-get-good-jobs/ .  

Fix the Fixing Launched in UL

The findings of the Fix the Fixing: Proactive Quelling of Sports Events Manipulation project were launched nationally by Ireland South MEP Seán Kelly at UL this Monday.

Fix the Fixing: Gary Ryan, Dr Deirdre O'Shea, Orla Power, Philip O'Regan, Sean Kelly, Dr Una May and Dr Tadhg MacIntyre at the launch Picture: Oisin McHugh/True Media

Confronting Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in Irish Tourism: The Role of the Public and Private Sector

The University of Limerick recently held the 8th Annual Tourism Policy Workshop at Dromoland Castle. The workshop brought together senior decision makers and stakeholders in tourism from the public and private sectors with the objective of stimulating the long-term economic contribution of tourism to the Irish economy and society.

Creativity in Education Symposium, Ireland New York (I.NY) Festival

The University of Limerick recently hosted the ‘Creativity in Education’ Symposium as part of the wider Ireland New York (I.NY) Festival. The Festival encompassed a fascinating cultural programme celebrating the relationship between Ireland and New York - ‘one story at a time’. The Symposium, chaired by Professor Lisa O’Malley of the Kemmy Business School took place in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and engaged educators, artists, entrepreneurs and policymakers in an international, inter-disciplinary conversation advancing emerging narratives of creativity in education.

Clodagh Cavanagh, Abbey Machinery, awarded 'CEO of the Year 2017'

Clodagh Cavanagh (BBS graduate 2003), Managing Director Abbey Machinery, has been awarded 'CEO of the Year 2017' at the recent IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2017.

Abbey Machinery is one of Ireland’s largest and most respected manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Abbey Machinery was established by the Cavanagh family in 1947, a family which has a tradition in agricultural engineering dating back to the 19th Century.


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