first_imgWhatsApp UNIVERSITY of Limerick history lecturer David Fleming has released his second book, which recounts the history of the university since its opening in 1972. Coinciding with UL’s 40th anniversary, ‘The University of Limerick: A History’, details the college’s growth, achievements and the place it occupies in Limerick today. The book also recounts the experiences of some of UL’s past and present presidents, governors, staff and students. Mr Fleming is the author of ‘Politics and provincial people: Sligo and Limerick, 1691–1761’, published in 2010.  Last year he edited, with John Logan, ‘Pauper Limerick: the register of the Limerick House of Industry’.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Email A memorial mass in appreciation of the life and work of the late Professor Etienne Rynne will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church, Athlunkard Street, Limerick on Saturday, November 24 at 12 noon. Professor of Archaeology at NUI Galway, he had a long association with Limerick and Clare as a member of the Thomond Archaeological Society and editor of its journal  the “North Munster Antiquarian Journal” for over thirty-five years.   Professor Rynne had many family connections with Limerick and Clare, in particular with the O’Mara family of Limerick. Former National Museum Director Dr. Pat Wallace will give an address at the memorial Mass. Previous articleHome help cuts “must be reversed”Next articleLimerick Olympians on the right trail admin Advertisement Twittercenter_img Linkedin Print NewsLocal NewsNews briefsBy admin – November 19, 2012 492 The Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau, in conjunction with Shannon Development, has launched a new initiative aimed at promoting Limerick’s designation as the first National City of Culture in 2014. More than 70 people involved in the local arts and cultural sector attended the launch of the “I Am A Limerick Cultural Ambassador” programme, which will see professional support and advice being offered to individuals or organisations planning to bring arts and cultural events to Limerick in 2014.  The programme is designed to provide a targeted approach to attracting conferences and events to Limerick. Facebooklast_img