Michael Finnerty 2018-10-22

Most of us reading this article weren’t even alive during the 1980’s, but that doesn’t mean a 22-year-old who always gets Steve Harrington in personality quizzes can’t take a stab at compiling a list of the best 80’s movies! Back To The Future (1985)   It’s an obvious choice, but how could you have an […]

Michael Ahern 2018-10-19

CLAIMS of a crack cocaine epidemic gripping communities in the Shannon estuary have been dismissed by County Limerick residents. A report by Newstalk’s Barry White, aired on 27th September, suggested communities in Pallaskenry, Kildimo and Askeaton were “awash with crack cocaine.” The package was aired on the Pat Kenny show following a statement made at […]

Editor 2018-10-19

Maguires Pitch 1 UL 2-5 DCU 0-11   UL came from behind to earn their first point of the Division 2 ladies football league. This game was a slow burner initially which may have been due to the fact that the game started half an hour late as the referee arrived late. Both teams employed […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-10-19

A major collection of essays entitled Songs of Social Protest was launched this week at the University of Limerick (UL).   Award winning novelist Donal Ryan (Creative Writing, UL) launched the book, which was edited by UL lecturers Aileen Dillane, Martin J. Power, Eoin Devereux and Amanda Haynes, at the Glucksman Library yesterday afternoon.   […]

Gary Feeney 2018-10-19

UNIVERSITY of Limerick students have established a Peer Listening Network (PLN) to help deal with the lack of support currently available for students in this area. UL have failed to re-appoint a consultant psychiatrist this year-  and with the Association for Higher Education Access and Disability (AHEAD) reporting a 46 percent rise in the number […]

Ivan Smyth 2018-10-19

The launch of the 20×20 campaign, an initiative that aims to increase participation in women’s sport by 20% in the year 2020 has created much debate across various social media platforms and in the media itself.   The campaign, championed by Ireland’s National Governing Bodies and Local Sports Partnerships, is calling on the people of […]

Ciara Ferguson 2018-10-17

Autumn The mornings are crisp and cool and there is nothing more beautiful than walking to UL on a day like that. Whether you’re coming from Plassey Village or Elm Park, the walk is stunning- with tall trees and colourful leaves decorating the already spectacular campus. Only when it’s dry though, if there is any […]

Clodagh Guerin 2018-10-17

Autumn is truly upon us, and when it comes to autumnal music I feel like acoustic and folk is the way to go.  I am, admittedly, one of those “basic” autumn girls who craves crisp air, spicy lattes and chunky cardigans. With that being said, here are my picks of songs that perfectly capture that […]

Gary Feeney 2018-10-15

Living on campus? Did you know Campus Life Services have events and activities running for students every week? It’s a great way for village residents to meet new people and save some money. Check out this week’s Village Events below!   Monday- QPR Suicide Prevention Training Learn some top tips for recognising a friend or […]