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Robe Hire

Each graduand must wear the appropriate academic robe during the ceremony. Robes should be hired in advance online from Phelan Conan Ltd. on      Phelan Conan Ltd. will be located in EG010 (ground floor of the Main Building) on graduation day at the following times for robe collection: 

  • Monday 27th August 2018                                   11h00 - 19h00
  • Tuesday 28th August 2018                                  08h00 - 19h00
  • Wednesday 29th August 2018                             08h00 - 19h00
  • Thursday 30th August 2018                                 08h00 - 19h00
  • Friday 31st August 2018                                       08h00 - 19h00

Prebooking of robes is essential prior to the Ceremony and failure to do so may lead to non-availability on the day.  Students without the correct robe will not be permitted to graduate. If you are not robed in time, it will not be possible to allow you to graduate.   The cost of hiring a set of robes is €42 for advance booking (strongly recommended) or €45 on the day.

Undergraduate Online Robe Booking  at  will commence on 19th June 2018 and close on 22nd August 2018.    

When you have obtained your robe please proceed to the Basement Area of the Foundation Building to register for your ceremony.    Registration for the morning ceremony commences at 10h00 (sharp) and Registration for the afternoon ceremony commences at 14h00 (sharp).     

If you have any queries, please contact Phelan Conan Ltd. by telephone: 01-4295300 or email:

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission requires us to inform all students that they are free to search for academic gowns on their own behalf.   A graduand may arrange to source robes from another supplier, but must ensure that the gown and colours conform fully to the University of Limerick  standards.