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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:

Sunday 25th August 2019                                 13h00 - 19h00

Monday 26th August 2019                                 08h00 - 19h00

Tuesaday 27th August 2019                              08h00 - 19h00

Wednesday 28th August 2019                           08h00 - 19h00

Thursday 29th August 2019                               08h00 - 19h00

Friday 30th August 2019                                    08h00 - 14h00


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  closes on Wednesday, 21st August  2019

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 14h00 (sharp) for the affternoon cerempny.     

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.