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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 University.

We were fortunate to have his experience and expertise drawn from decades of work for the public service and he will be sadly missed.

Posted by UL Foundation
23rd Nov 2018

UL Chancellor Hosts Evening with Paul Brady in Support of Scholarships

On 2nd November, a close network of ambassadors, patrons and supporters of the University of Limerick Foundation gathered at a special event hosted by UL Chancellor and UL Foundation Director Mary Harney in support of student scholarships.

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02/11/2018
University of Limerick Chancellor and UL Foundation Director Mary Harney (centre) pictured with (left to right) singer songwriter Paul Brady, former world champion boxer Bernard Dunne and Ireland and Munster Rugby’s Peter O’Mahony at the announcement of the new UL Foundation Scholarships programme which provides a wide range of philanthropically supported bursaries for students across academic, music and sporting excellence as well as minority and marginalised groups. 
Pic: Don Moloney
Posted by UL Foundation
7th Nov 2018

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 feature is the ARC (Automated Reserve Collection) – a 10 meter high book vault and robotic crane, with the capacity to store 500,000 volumes in a space 1/9th of conventional shelving, which will see UL’s historic collections, currently housed off-site, returned to campus.

Posted by UL Foundation
22nd Jun 2018