GECAS & UL Launch New Women in Aviation Scholarship

GECAS, the aircraft lessor based in Shannon, and the University of Limerick School of Engineering, have announced Ireland’s first-ever Women in Aviation Scholarship to help drive increased engagement by female students in Aeronautical Engineering. Beginning this year, GECAS will provide a Scholarship each year to one qualifying first-year female student of the UL Bachelor of […]

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University of Limerick Earns AACSB International Accreditation

Congratulations to Dean Philip O’Regan and colleagues involved in securing KBS’s (Kemmy Business School, UL) AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation. Press Release: Tampa, Fla., USA (July 30, 2019)—AACSB International (AACSB) announces that University of Limerick has earned accreditation for its Kemmy Business School. Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global […]

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University of Limerick (UL) signs contracts with Dunnes Stores to purchase site at Sarsfield’s Bridge to enable development of city campus.

The President of the University of Limerick, Dr. Des Fitzgerald, has announced that the university has now signed contracts with Dunnes Stores to acquire a 5,500 sq. meter riverside former shopping centre belonging to the company on the river at Sarsfield Bridge in Limerick City. The purchase of the Dunnes site represents the largest ever […]

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Fond Farewell to UL Foundation CEO David Cronin

The Board of the UL Foundation has confirmed that Chief Executive Officer, David Cronin, has decided to step down from the Foundation to take up a new position in the USA as President & CEO of the American Ireland Funds. UL President Des Fitzgerald paid tribute to Mr Cronin, saying “David has overseen a very […]

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Holmes O’Malley Sexton Scholarship is Awarded

The recipient of the prestigious Holmes O’Malley Sexton Law Scholarship was announced today on campus at University of Limerick. Final year student Patrick Carr was presented with the merit-based scholarship for his outstanding level of performance to date in his Law and Accounting degree at UL.

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Foundation Mourns the Passing of Tom Considine

We were deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of UL Governing Authority member, Tom Considine, on 22nd November. Tom joined the University’s Governing Authority on 1st December, 2017 as nominee of the University of Limerick Foundation and was appointed Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, which plays a critical role in the […]

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New Glucksman Library Unveiled

On 22nd June, the unveiled the new UL Glucksman Library, which has now doubled in size and capacity having added an extra 7,600 sq. metres to the original library building. The Library now includes a range of world class innovations in book storage and retrieval, digital research, accessibility and ‘inspirational learning spaces’. One stand out […]

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Limerick Leader Article Pays Tribute to Chuck Feeney

In article yesterday, the Limerick Leader newspaper paid tribute to UL Foundation Director, Chuck Feeney, and the remarkable impact his generosity has had on the University of Limerick and Mid-West region as a whole: https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/301481/chuck-feeney-s-donations-had-a-remarkable-impact-on-the-university-of-limerick.html

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Roibeárd Thornton Memorial-Janssen Sciences Scholarship is Launched

A new scholarship, the Roibeárd Thornton Memorial-Janssen Sciences Scholarship, was launched today at the University of Limerick, named in memory of Dr Roibeárd Thornton, a graduate of the University. Dr Thornton, who had been working with Janssen Sciences in Cork for over 4 years, had just returned to Limerick with his family when he was […]

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A new suite of Sports Scholarships

A new suite of Sports Scholarships were formally launched at the event, designed to support elite athletes in pursuing and excelling in their sport while also undertaking study at the University of Limerick.

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UL Foundation Mourns the Passing of Director, Sir Terry Wogan

It is with great sadness that we hear the news of the passing of UL Foundation Board member, Sir Terry Wogan. A close friend of the University, Sir Terry was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University in 2004 and joined the Board of the UL Foundation in 2006.

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