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An independent review is taking place into a series of allegations of misconduct at University of Limerick.

A doctor at University of Limerick (UL) received a €209,600 confidential settlement agreement to leave his post after 15 years, following allegations (...)

Outgoing UL president Prof Don Barry. Photograph: Oireachtas.ie screengrab

Two people who raised concerns about expenses claims at University of Limerick remain suspended on full pay, two years after making a complaint of bul(...)

 Chuck Feeney memorably said that philanthropy works best “not when it steers the grantee’s ship, but when it helps put the wind in their sails”. Photograph: Alan Betson

As Chuck Feeney’s Atlantic Philanthropies (AP) writes its last cheque, it is timely to reflect on both the scale and impact of its work in Ireland. (...)

University presidents say a student loan scheme would be the fairest way of securing vital funding to tackle a “crisis” in higher education. File photograph: Getty Images

University presidents say the introduction of a student loan scheme is the fairest way of securing vital funding to tackle a “crisis” in higher educat(...)

An independent review commissioned by the Higher Education Authority  confirmed earlier this year that some staff at UL had filed irregular claims including mileage payments for trips between home and the college. File photograph: Press 22

The University of Limerick is to terminate legal proceedings for defamation against the Limerick Leader newspaper over a report claiming financial irr(...)

 Limerick man Terry Wogan salutes his admirers.

Despite leaving Limerick when he was 15 years old, Terry Wogan paid many return visits to his native city, which he said had “never left him”. He wa(...)

In the latest QS rankings University of Limerick went up from the 501-550 bracket to 471-480. File photograph: Press 22

University of Limerick (UL) says it will boost its international student cohort by 60 per cent in the next five years in an ambitious plan to climb fu(...)

The president of UL, Professor Don Barry, has dismissed as untrue claims that two staff members who raised concerns about alleged irregularities in expenses payments to staff at the institution, were offered ‘hush money’. Photograph: Alan Place/Fusionshooters

The president of the University of Limerick has dismissed as untrue claims that two staff members who raised concerns about alleged irregularities in (...)

  Joseph O’Connor: appointed to Frank McCourt chair in creative writing

Bestselling author Joseph O’Connor has been announced as the inaugural Frank McCourt chair in creative writin(...)

Jonathan Taylor  said the University of Limerick plan would be a “flagship example” of funding in higher education. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Construction work on a development plan for University of Limerick is expected to start before Christmas after it was confirmed yesterday that the Eur(...)

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