Nattapong Yokteng 2018-12-06

The Number of students in University of Limerick who want to participate in the Erasmus programme is increasing.   Interest in the program is increasing more every year, with special interest being seen after the UL open days, where they can meet with alumni, according to Ms Herveline Roche, Erasmus senior administrator.   The majority […]

Cian O Broin 2018-12-06

Elephant in the room: We all know it’s there. Hovering over us ominously, skulking around in the back of our minds. We step outside our doors in week one and breathe in the cool, refreshing air of a new semester. Liberating. As soon as we exhale, it’s Friday of Week Twelve. Time to address the […]

Ronan Coughlan 2018-11-30

“KATIE” director Ross Whitaker spoke to An Focal ahead of its screening at UCH.   The award-winning documentary about one of Ireland’s favourite sportspeople Katie Taylor will be screened on Monday December 3rd at University Concert Hall.   Directed by Ross Whitaker (Anthony Foley: Munsterman, Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story,), KATIE follows champion boxer Katie […]

Christopher Dunne 2018-11-30

Ten female students were recently presented with bursaries from global healthcare company Johnson and Johnson (J&J) as part of its WiSTEM2D Award Programme. University of Limerick (UL) is one of 13 universities worldwide to participate in the WiSTEM2D (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design) programme. “A key aim of the WiSTEM2D programme is to […]

Ivan Smyth 2018-11-30

UL senior camogie team are attempting to win four Ashbourne Cups in a row for the first time in the college’s history. Joint captain Aoife Keane says that preparations are going well for their crack at history. The Clare camogie player refuses to look beyond their opening game against DCU in Dublin on Wednesday 5th […]

Alex Ward 2018-11-30

On the 17th of November, two societies from the Graduate Entry Medical School came together to organise a 5K Fun Run in aid of Limerick Suicide Watch. UL MedSoc teamed up with UL GIVE to create this event on the final day of MedWeek 2018. The focus of MedWeek this year was mental health and well-being, […]

Katie McAteer 2018-11-28

  When it comes to co-op you’ve got two options – co-op in Ireland or Global co-op. I chose global co-op and it’s probably one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I didn’t think twice about doing it but if you are thinking about it and have your doubts, I’m here to try and […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-11-28

  UL students staged a boycott against Aramark restaurants and cafes on-campus this Wednesday in response to their operations in the direct provision system. Aramark Corporation, which supplies catering services to three Direct Provision centres, including centres UL students reside in, also runs seven restaurants and cafes in UL including cafes in the main building, […]

Gary Feeney 2018-11-26

TheSpice Girls are selling out arenas, Boyzone appearing on the Late Late show, there’s as many cranes as taxis in the capital and Mick McCarthy is the new Republic of Ireland manager.   You’d be forgiven for thinking you woke up in the 90s this morning, but I assure you it is still 2018.   […]