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UL scoop Highly Commended accolade at the Green Gown Awards 2016

UL were last night highly commended at the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Green Gown Awards (UK and Ireland) for their proactive work in achieving a modal shift towards more sustainable forms of travel to and from campus. … Continue reading

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UL journalism students release climate change podcast

A team of three MA in Journalism students recently compiled a podcast highlighting the issue of climate change and local efforts to combat it. The podcast can be heard in full here: Pictured above are MA in Journalism students Dane … Continue reading

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Smarter Travel video launched

UL was recently shortlisted for “Best Newcomer” in the Green Gown Awards for the UL Smarter Travel Project. The Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world. As part of the … Continue reading

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Sweet success: first crop of honey produced at UL apiary

Today  (11th October 2016) marked an important day for UL Apiary volunteers who presented a jar of honey from the first crop produced to UL President Prof Don Barry. Pictured above are UL Apiary Volunteers Muireann McMahon, Dermot McInerney, Caoilinn Kennedy … Continue reading

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UL named as Finalist in SEAI’s Sustainable Energy Awards

UL were recently named as one of four Finalists in the Research category of Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI’s) Sustainable Energy Awards 2016. The research, which focussed on the use of behaviour change as a means of improving energy efficiency, was … Continue reading

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Daubenton’s Bat Survey – Volunteers wanted

Bat Conservation Ireland (BCI) is looking for members of the public to volunteer to record Daubenton’s bats over your local waterway.  BCI is running a free training course for those interested here in UL’s main building on July 11th at … Continue reading

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UL Buildings and Estates leading the way in Limerick in the European Cycling Challenge

A team of individuals largely made up of UL Buildings and Estates Staff were this week rewarded for topping the Limerick leaderboard in week 1 of the European Cycling Challenge. Pictured left to right are Kieran Tuite, John O’Neill, Seán Collins, … Continue reading

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