UL wins Big at National Society Awards

Over 400 staff and students from colleges across Ireland took part in the annual Board of Irish College Societies (BICS) Awards; held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork on Friday 13th April. This event sees student college societies, from all over the country, compete against each other for awards in 13 different categories. One of the major highlights in the …

Bike Theft on Campus

  “The bicycles are definitely the most stolen personal item on campus,” said University of Limerick Security Division Head John McDonnell as he recalled an incident where bike thieves tried to steal a bicycle worth nearly €1,500 but did not manage to do so. Mr McDonnell spoke about how a student rushed into a bike park on a high-end racing …

Profile: The New Head of the PSU Dean Lillis

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 to win a game of …

Hat Trick for UL Ninjas

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 team and fourth year UL …

Online Streaming of Lectures Would Be Beneficial for Everyone, says UL Academic Officer

The advent of new technology has disrupted nearly every segment of society, and the education sector is not immune. In recent years, there has been an influx of learning apps, knowledge sharing websites and YouTube tutorials that facilitate and enrich the learning experience. The developments in technology have transformed students’ learning experience, but there is much more progress to be …

Taoiseach encourages a ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum

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 to 12 weeks for women …