Film&TV, Fuinneamh

Green Book Review: Buddy Comedy Fails To Turn Page On Race Issues

By: Katy Flannery Green Book is a buddy story set in 1960’s America, that follows doctor Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class African-American pianist and his newly appointed comrade Italian-American bouncer turned driver Tony [Lip] Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen). The film plays on the unlikely bi-racial friendship of the duo as they road-trip around the southern states. ‘Green Book’ is a …


UL To Introduce Sports Journalism Masters Programme

By: Ronan Coughlan Next Monday (February 25th) will see the official launch of a new Masters degree at the University of Limerick – MA in Journalism, Sport. Former Ireland Captain and World Rugby Player of the Year Keith Wood, Sports Editor of the Irish Examiner Tony Leen and RTE Sports Broadcaster Jacqui Hurley will be adjunct professors on the course …

The 9 Types Of People In The Glucksman Library

By: Cathal O’Sullivan The University of Limerick is home to almost 12,000 students, and during your time here there are countless different types of people you will cross paths with. However, once you enter the newly refurbished, state of the art Glucksman Library, you become part of a new breed of student. A place for study and learning, for some …

Teams Test Their Knowledge In Disney Quiz

Societies come together in fundraising venture By Jack Butler Wishes were made upon a star last night as Scholars played host to a Disney Quiz. The event, a collaboration between Out in UL and UL Drama Society, began at 7:30 and featured rounds on Marvel, Star Wars, Disney Princesses and more. Speaking to Out in UL’s Treasurer, Catherine Mann, over …

UL One Step Closer To Historic Four-In-A-Row

UL 2-12 DCU 1-6 By Ivan Smyth UL are one game away from winning four Ashbourne Cups in a row for the first time in the college’s history after a comfortable semi-final victory against DCU. The Limerick college beat DCU in the group stage by three points, and another close encounter was expected. The defending champions started brightly with an …

Let There Be Rock: In Defence Of Greta Van Fleet

By: Mike Finnerty  Michigan rock group Greta Van Fleet took home Best Rock Album for their debut effort From The Fires at Sunday’s Grammy awards, seeing off Grunge statesman Alice In Chains, Swedish throwback Metal group Ghost, and Pop-Rock luminaries Weezer and Fall Out Boy in the process. Greta Van Fleet are probably the most love-it-or-hate-it band to come from …