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Alumni Focus: Breeda Comyns

By Siobhan Comyns UL alumnus Breeda Comyns is Associate Professor in Corporate Social Responsibility at KEDGE Business School, Marseille, France. (KEDGE currently has a 12,000-strong student body on 7 campuses spread over three continents). When she graduated from UL in 1997 with a BSc in Environmental Science, she did not have “a plan” but she did want to do something meaningful. …


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Final year cut short for students due to shock closure

By Shannon Sweeney Fourth- year undergraduate, postgraduate and international students’ express sadness over the closure of the University of Limerick (UL) during their final semester. For the past two weeks, students across the country have been studying from home while many international students have had to return to their home countries. Many students fear that the university will remain closed …


UL Craft Society Host Their First Charity Week Event

UL Craft Society held a special event during charity week. The event called Bob and Bubbles was held in the student courtyard on Wednesday. Society Co-President Niamh Tubridy said the event represented the ethos of UL Craft Society. “We’re Craft Soc, this is our jam,” she said. The Bob and Bubbles event Bob and consisted of students in the courtyard …

UL’s New Accommodation Plans Spark Uproar

By Niamh Delmer STUDENTS at the University of Limerick (UL) are to protest next month following the introduction of new on-campus accommodation policies for the next academic year. Last Friday, Campus Life Services, which operates all on-campus accommodation at the university, announced that new regulations would come into effect for the year starting in September 2020. Rent across all five …

Birds of Prey Review

By James Roulston Mooney ‘Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)’ is the new DC film in their universe. It serves a spin-off to ‘Suicide Squad’, acknowledging it multiple times throughout the film. David Ayer, director of the problematic 2016 film, returns as a producer on DC’s new project. Directed by Cathy Yan and starring Oscar-nominee …

How the Oscars got it right

By Mike Finnerty After years of dubious Oscar wins, the Academy finally copped on and gave Oscars to films that deserve it. Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite has made history by becoming the first-ever foreign-language film to win Best Picture. The Korean cinema maestro also took home Oscars for Directing and Original Screenplay, making him the first person to win 3 Oscars …