Aisling O Connor

Aisling O Connor 2018-03-09

Students and cooking are two words not commonly associated with each other, nor are students known to eat particularly healthy. We all have to tighten our belts and wallets from time to time and try to live off 25 cent Aldi instant noodles, but the chances are, if you’re eating crap, then you’re going to […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-03-09

Gym memes are a popular phenomenon on social media. We’ve all seen videos of people doing things wrong in the gym and most of the responses to them are people finding it funny, but is gym shaming really okay? An Focal conducted a Twitter survey to find out how students felt about gym memes and […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-03-08

Rise and Repeal began at 12:12pm on March 8th, International Women’s Day, with a minutes silence for the 12 women a day who fly to the UK for abortions. The event was organized by the University of Limerick’s Feminist Society. “We are here at this bridge to support anyone who has gone to England for […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-03-07

It’s been one hundred years since Irish women were granted the right to vote – albeit only women over thirty with property or a university education were the given the opportunity. However, this was the start that was needed to push forward to extend the right to vote to all women, as it stands today. […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-02-27

University of Limerick students have created a petition on to keep Dr Graham Price working in UL. The petition explains that Dr Price is being let go and that his current and former students are sad to see “such a great lecturer go.” “Throughout the years Graham has been there for all of us, […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-02-25

   *Trigger Warning: Sexual assault*   It’s almost Charity Week, a week for giving and week for partying. It’s important to protect yourself and others, not only during Charity Week but all the time. Last year’s consent classes had to be canceled due to low sign up rates, however, at the recent ULSU AGM, it […]

Aisling O Connor 2018-02-22

Aramark cafes, Cafe Allegro and the River Cafe on campus have recently made the switch to having compostable coffee cups. This move is better for the environment as standard single use coffee cups cannot be recycled. Cafe Noir have also announced more recently that they so are switching to compostable coffee cups, withStarbucks in the […]