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 […]

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 […]

Editor 2018-03-17

University of Limerick’s School of English, Irish, and Communication, in conjunction with the School of Education and Gender Arc @ UL hosted a day-long symposium entitled “Gender, Sexuality, and Citizenship” on Wednesday, 21st February, followed by a guest lecture from prominent queer theorist, transgender activist and educator Prof Jack Halberstam.   The positive reception of […]

Editor 2018-03-14

Name: Brian Crowley From: Depends who’s asking! Castlebar in County Mayo is where I grew up and went to school but my extended family are from Cork city. I’m from Limerick originally though and since returning for college over three years ago it has kind of become home to me. Why’d you decide to run? I think […]

Editor 2018-03-02

Charity Week 2018 was sadly cut short with many thanks to Storm Emma, or “The Beast from the East,” as the storm is quickly rising to fame as. For many students, this was a sigh of relief, as they can now venture home, and thank Met Eireann for cutting the sesh short, but for others, […]

Editor 2018-02-25

by Chloe O’Keeffe. Charity Week is finally underway with the good ole’ traditional County Colours opening what boasts to be a great week full of Suffering some FOMO because you’re not at County Colours? Fear not, because tonight is only the start, and it’s only going to get better from here! In the courtyard tomorrow, […]

Editor 2018-02-24

Jenna Gibson caught up with Peter Corbett, UL student and bassist of A Weekend Away, to discuss their latest single “Irony.”   In 2013, three lads from Limerick decided to come together in the name of making music. Before they knew it, Peter Corbett, Patrick O’Donnell, and Evan Berry were playing their first gig at […]

Editor 2018-02-23

  People can often look at successful athletes and think that they have it all, the perfect life because they get to spend so much time doing what they love but unfortunately, sometimes this couldn’t be further from the truth. Around 70% or 80% of athletes will go through some kind of depression or anxiety […]

Editor 2018-02-19

Mark Boylan The Irish and British horse racing communities have been rocked in the recent weeks by the passing of prominent trainers Willie Codd and Richard Woollacott aged in their early 40s, and a group of equine enthusiasts from the University of Limerick are now raising funds for Limerick Suicide Watch at an upcoming Cheltenham […]

Editor 2018-02-19

Nicola Kiely Released February 9th American duo Andrew VanWyngarden and Benjamin Goldwasser, better known as MGMT, are back with a fourth studio album following a five year break away from the studio. They returned keen to impress listeners after previous albums Congratulations (2010) and MGMT (2013) failed to live up to expectations set from their […]