Kayak

UL Kayak Club clean up on the river Shannon

By Charlotte Ryan & Cormac Rowe – ULKC Public Relations Officer     On the 18th of April 2015, the University of Limerick Kayak Club took part in a river clean up on the section of the Shannon that flows through UL’s campus. Members of the club took to the water to collect the rubbish and […]

Profile – Paul Byrne

By Holly Kenny Paul Byrne, a first year student in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been running a night called Riddim & Groove for the past two years with fellow classmates Teige Butler and Darren O’Carroll from Villiers Secondary School, who are both now second year students in LIT. The guys, similarly to most […]
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Petite Fashion

By Elaine Holmes One thing that has always bothered me, and presumably many other women who like to shop and browse online, is the models which are used. They are always tall and thin with seemingly ‘perfect’ figures. These type of clothes are simply not designed for smaller, more petite women who don’t have ‘legs […]
Equestrian

MARE-ILYN MONROE WOULD BE PROUD

By Christina Foley Ellis, Equestrian Club PRO With the year halting to an end, UL Equestrian would like to thank all our committee, club members, advisors and sponsors that have contributed to one of our most successful years ever. We began the year on a high with the annual tetrathalon competition, hosted by none other […]
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Civil Defence an ‘invaluable’ resource during ...

By Breda Graham It has become an everyday normality in Ireland to hear about a missing person, with the reports of missing people rising by 3,766 from 2003 to 2013. It is normal to scroll down the newsfeed of social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter and see posts about an ongoing search for […]

Profile of UL First Year Journallism and New Media ...

By Elaine Holmes Michaela Deane, a first-year student in the University of Limerick, sat down on her bed in Drumroe Village as her hectic college day finally drew to a close. The Journalism and New Media student has always had a huge interest in writing, and always makes time for it in her busy schedule […]
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News

  • Civil Defence an ‘invaluable’ resource during Missing Person Search Operations

    By Breda Graham It has become an everyday normality in Ireland to hear about a missing person, with the reports of missing people rising by 3,766 from 2003 to 2013. It is normal to scroll down the newsfeed of social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter and see posts... Read more →

  • Hacking of UL Website

    By Tomás Heneghan The University of Limerick’s website was removed recently following a hack from an Algerian youth group. During the afternoon of Sunday, 20 April the group responsible for the breach, El Moujahidin, replaced the homepage of the university’s website with a message and logo. The message began with:... Read more →

  • UL Shows its Support as Yes Equality Campaign Gets Underway in Limerick

    By Olivia Dawson The countdown to May 22nd is on and here in the University of Limerick, campaigning has just begun around campus. Out in UL, a society for LGBT students here on campus, started their canvassing earlier this week. Having participated in a workshop with Ken Curtin of Yes... Read more →

Feature

  • Onwards and Upwards for Student Radio Station ULFM

    By Breda Graham The University of Limerick’s student run radio station, ULFM, is proudly part of the 67 UL Wolves Clubs & Societies on offer at the University. ULFM was founded in September 2011 and has since grown from strength to strength with dedicated committee members, presenters and producers going... Read more →

  • Hacking of UL Website

    By Tomás Heneghan The University of Limerick’s website was removed recently following a hack from an Algerian youth group. During the afternoon of Sunday, 20 April the group responsible for the breach, El Moujahidin, replaced the homepage of the university’s website with a message and logo. The message began with:... Read more →

  • UL Shows its Support as Yes Equality Campaign Gets Underway in Limerick

    By Olivia Dawson The countdown to May 22nd is on and here in the University of Limerick, campaigning has just begun around campus. Out in UL, a society for LGBT students here on campus, started their canvassing earlier this week. Having participated in a workshop with Ken Curtin of Yes... Read more →

Travel

  • Where Has Time Gone?

    By Paul Daly I can’t believe I’m approaching my final two weeks of Erasmus in Manchester because it genuinely feels like it was only yesterday that I moved here. My time here has been incredible due to the fact that I’ve loved the location of my university, the facilities it... Read more →

  • That’s Limerick City – A Student’s Guide Outside Campus

    By Louise Kennedy UL is the fifth largest University in Ireland and was voted the best University in 2015. The University is home to over 12,000 students, with 2,400 of those being International according to 2011 statistics. However how many of these students have ventured outside campus and explored Limerick... Read more →

  • “Just do it” – All You Need to Know about the InterRail Experience

    By Rebecca Stiffe InterRail is largely becoming an almost mandatory rite of passage for students of the twenty first century, with organisations such as USIT creating a large forum of information for eager young travellers, dying to swap the piles of text books and assignments for novels and ticket stubs.... Read more →

Events

Sports

  • UL Kayak Club clean up on the river Shannon

    By Charlotte Ryan & Cormac Rowe – ULKC Public Relations Officer     On the 18th of April 2015, the University of Limerick Kayak Club took part in a river clean up on the section of the Shannon that flows through UL’s campus. Members of the club took to the water... Read more →

  • Athletics Intervarsities & Thomond Games

    By Eleanor Whyte UL AC had a very successful outdoor intervarsities campaign. The hugely anticipated event was hosted by University of Ulster at the Mary Peters Track in Belfast. Standards had been set very high following a thrilling indoor intervarsities competition earlier in the year. In the women’s event UL... Read more →

  • Sports Editor Marisa Kennedy Reviews Irish Rugby During the 2015 Six Nation Tournament

    A prosperous period for Irish rugby was greatly enhanced during the 2015 Six Nations tournament with not one, but two, victorious teams. With what was a breath taking weekend for Irish sport, the men were crowned Six Nations champions to be followed less than 24 hours later by the ladies.... Read more →