Aisling O Connor 2018-04-19

A women-led collection of creative writing is due to be released this April with a launch event in UL. The event will take place at the Art and Autonomy Conference in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance on April 20th. The time of the event is to be confirmed. The proceeds from the […]

Soham Ghosh 2018-04-18

The newly elected President of the Postgraduate Students’ Union (PSU), Dean Lillis, has single-handedly organised for the students of his Human Rights class to visit the International Criminal Court in The Hague. When Dean is not too busy trying to be the best class representative he can be, he is sliding into challenges while trying […]

Christine Costello 2018-04-17

UL Ultimate Frisbee Club, UL Ninjas, have won three of the most prestigious tournaments in Ireland this semester. For the first time since the foundation of the club, UL have taken the title for Outdoor Intervarsities and Women’s Developmental’s. This semester also marked UL Ninjas’ fourth consecutive win at Men’s Developmental’s. Captain of the Men’s […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-04-15

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discussed the referendum after an Ireland 2040 briefing in the University of Limerick on Friday the 13th of April. Mr Leo Varadkar encouraged the electorate to vote yes in the upcoming referendum on the 8th amendment. After the conference, the Taoiseach said that repealing the 8th amendment would allow a termination up […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-04-15

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held a Project Ireland 2040 briefing this morning in the University of Limerick. Chancellor of UL Mary Harney, Minister Patrick O’Donovan, Minister Eoin Murphy, and Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor were also present at the briefing. Chancellor Harney introduced the discussion by saying that students will benefit from Ireland 2040. Minister of State […]

Zoha Khan 2018-04-12

Stress: What a small word yet such an enormous emotion. It is arguably one of the most powerful emotions of all. It is inevitable and inescapable. There is no human on this planet who has lived a lifetime and never felt stressed. When a person is stressed the worst aspects of their personality are unveiled. […]

Editor 2018-04-12

By Simran Kapur Limerick girl Aoife O’Kelly shines bright in London, as her ambitious piece on celluloid earns accolades across film festivals.     From rebuilding a Polish household, carving out windows in an old mud house and recreating a time an era that left a mark on most.     Lula, a true story […]

Ryan O Rourke 2018-04-10

UL’s annual clubs and societies ball took place in the Radisson hotel in Limerick on Thursday the 15th of March. The hotel broached a savvy atmosphere, with students and staff dressed to impress in what is one of the biggest events on the student calendar. The event itself was black tie, which meant suits for […]

Editor 2018-04-10

By Sean O’Donovan Plassey House at UL is named after the village of Palashi in India, the scene of a battle between the British and the local Moghul ruler, for control of India.   Plassey is the English for the word palashi which is a Bengali word for a local red-flowered tree.   Two UL […]