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University of Limerick

03 February 2011

2007 – University of Limerick Living Bridge

Architects: Wilkinson Eyre Architects Connecting the University of Limerick’s campuses on either side of the River Shannon, this bridge creates a new journey for users through the sensitive riparian landscape of the river...

24 September 2010

Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick opened

The spectacular new home of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick was officially launched today by An Taoiseach Brian Cowen TD. The launch was marked by...

31 May 2010

New house on campus for University of Limerick president cost €2.3m

The new residence for the president of the University of Limerick on campus cost €2.3m, a report to the Minister for Education has confirmed. Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe had requested a report...

07 February 2010

UL granted €17m for ‘vanity projects’

The cash-strapped University of Limerick (UL) has spent in excess of €1.1m for a mosaic and €16m on a pedestrian bridge over the Shannon. Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe is to receive a report...

06 February 2010

University of Limerick chief’s home defended as ‘progressive’ and ‘exciting’

“Progressive” and “exciting” is how Labour city councillor Tom Shortt described the new president’s residence at the University of Limerick, which others have termed “lavish” and “extravagant” in the current economic climate. However,...

11 November 2009

1875 – Plassey House, Limerick

Architect: Joseph Fogerty & Son Italianate style villa now part of the buildings of the Univerity of Limerick and known to the students as the white house (because it contained the offices of...

17 November 2008

Orchestral manoeuvres on the campus

We don’t hear many good-news stories in these days of doom and gloom; but today’s official opening of the Irish Chamber Orchestra’s new building, on the campus of the University of Limerick (UL),...

13 November 2008

UL gets permission for Grafton Architects’ Medical School

The University of Limerick has received planning permission from Clare County Council to build its €12M medical school across the Shannon from the main campus. It is hoped that construction will begin on...