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University of Limerick History
The University of Limerick is a higher education institution situated in Limerick, Ireland. It was founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick. It was the first university founded since Irish independence in 1922. The campaign for a university in Limerick began in the late 1950s. The institute was opened by Taoiseach Jack Lynch in 1972, where the first students were enrolled.