This Hostel Life Author Melatu Uche Okorie Makes UL Return

By: Maxine Bramley The University of Limerick welcomed back Author of This Hostel Life Melatu Uche Okorie for the How I write, Ireland series. The Regional Writing Centre set up this in-depth interview series to invite established Irish writers to share some insight into creative writing for aspiring writers at the University. Okorie is a newcomer to the literary scene …


Limerick Students Demand Fairer Ireland

Limerick students joined over 12,000 embittered protesters at the Raise the Roof rally in Dublin last Wednesday, calling for radical change in the housing sector. A bus-load of students from Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and University of Limerick (UL) joined the protest, furious at extortionate rent prices. Former LIT student and Moyross native Derek Byrnes said he was attending …


Seven YouTube Channels To Binge Watch

By Maxine Bramley If you are anything like me, you like to feed your habit of major procrastination and avoiding life responsibilities. Trust me binge watching on YouTube is an efficient and entertaining way to do just that. Here are seven channels worth the binge. 1) Liza Koshy This 20-year-old YouTube sensation started off on the late Vine and made …


SoUL Fest Gets A Unique Filter For Capturing Your Snapchat Story

By Maxine Bramley Week Eight’s SoUL Fest get to enjoy its very own Snapchat filter – thanks to UL student Liam Lennon. Music, Media and Performance Technology student, Liam is currently doing his Co-Op in the Student Union’s Marketing and Communications Office where he created the filter. The filter is available to use around campus from the beginning of the …