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Charity Week Diary through the Eyes and Ears of a ...

The week officially began on Sunday, and the first day of Charity Week was a blur for me. Being from Laois where there are only buses every couple of hours (which are never on time), I managed to arrive in U.L. at 8:30pm. The County Colours event in the stables began at 9:30pm. Of course, […]
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Charity Week – A Sober Account

So I was sober for Charity Week. I’m always sober. In fact, I’ve never been drunk. Yes, I’m a pioneer. Not often you meet a pioneer in college I know. I’m a rare species. But Charity Week for me was the same as it was for you… believe it or not. I went out 4/5 […]
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The OPC: A semester of new heights, shenanigans an ...

The OPC considers itself its own toughest critic. The standard set by each committee year in year out far exceeds the expectations of even its members and this year has been no exception. With a record number of members for the semester, ground breaking trips and brand new events, both the present and the future […]

Society in the Spotlight: UL Tea Appreciation Soci ...

Do you love tea? Are you passionate about all types of tea, the intricacies of brewing, all possible combinations and permutations? Then tea appreciation society is for you! For aspiring tea masters and or those who just want to relax with a cuppa at the end of a hard day’s study, we invite you to […]
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A History of Queerbashing in Limerick

Queerbash has been Limerick’s biggest LGBTQ night out for almost a decade, bringing the straight and queer community together each year. Queerbash all began in 2004 when Paddy McHugh (RIP), the then President of Out in UL Society, decided to take the words Queer and Bash and make it into something positive for the gay […]
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“In a way, we are kind of like a family” Out i ...

University of Limerick’s “Out in UL” society has won the award for Best LGBT Student Society at the GALAS which took place in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel on Friday, March 6. The GALAS were created in 2009 by GCN and The National Lesbian and Gay Federation (NLGF) to honour those who work towards a better future […]
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Travel

  • Abu Dhabi World Games – What’s All the Fuss?

      We have lived through the hurling finals in the gale force wind, experienced playing in our local grounds while sleet overcame us and cheered on the side line as the sun set and the midges began to bite. GAA is part of who we are as a nation, so... Read more →

  • Hello from sunny Manchester

    Welcome to my first ever column with An Focal – I’m very excited for this, mainly because I’ve never had a column before and it sounds pretty darn cool! Anyways as I mentioned, I’m writing this from Manchester, Salford Quays to be precise, as I am here on the Erasmus... Read more →

  • Erasmus, what you really need to know!

    So you have Erasmus coming up – you really are in for a treat! It will be one of the best semesters in your degree. However, there are a lot of things you need to know, which usually you don’t find out until you’re there and then panic. Fear not.... Read more →

Events

  • Charity Week Diary through the Eyes and Ears of a First Year Student

    The week officially began on Sunday, and the first day of Charity Week was a blur for me. Being from Laois where there are only buses every couple of hours (which are never on time), I managed to arrive in U.L. at 8:30pm. The County Colours event in the stables... Read more →

  • Charity Week – A Sober Account

    So I was sober for Charity Week. I’m always sober. In fact, I’ve never been drunk. Yes, I’m a pioneer. Not often you meet a pioneer in college I know. I’m a rare species. But Charity Week for me was the same as it was for you… believe it or... Read more →

  • Kemmy Business School Ball 2014

    This years Kemmy Business School Ball took place in the Strand Hotel and was a great success. We took some pictures of you lovely people and rounded up the best ones here. We hope you enjoyed the night and we’re looking forward to next year already! Read more →

Sports

  • Fresher 1 All Ireland Hurling Final

    UL 1-24 UCC 1-18 UL claimed the Fresher 1 Hurling title for the first time ever with a six point win over Cork rivals, UCC, after extra-time. In a repeat fixture of the League final, it was the Limerick side who displayed determination and composure to withstand a UCC onslaught... Read more →

  • UL Senior Hurlers Lift Fitzgibbon Cup For The Fourth Time

    On a crisp March evening in Pairc Ui Rinn, University of Limerick defeated Waterford IT by seven points to lift the Independent.ie Fitzgibbon Cup for the 4th time in their history.  Both teams started off nervously and WIT went into a two point lead with scores from Gavin O Brien... Read more →

  • Metalwork and Woodwork classes raise €270 in charity game

    1st Year Metalworkers 2-05 1st Year Woodworkers 0-08 The first year class of future Metalwork teachers won the Schrodinger Cup after seeing off stiff competition from the team of Woodwork teachers in a friendly charity match on Monday 3rd of March. The match ,which saw €270 raised for the Corbett... Read more →