Nicole Glennon

Nicole Glennon 2018-11-07

A Journalism and New Media student at UL was invited to the Late Late show after an article he wrote for An Focal in response to Peter Casey.   Martin Mongan, a member of the Travelling community, responded to Peter Casey’s controversial comments in the piece.   Within the article, the UL student says he […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-11-02

University of Limerick (UL) has been named the Sunday Times Good University Guide Irish University of the Year 2019.   The Sunday Times University of the Year is a prestigious annual award given to a university or other higher education institution by The Sunday Times.   This is the second time the University have won […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-10-19

A major collection of essays entitled Songs of Social Protest was launched this week at the University of Limerick (UL).   Award winning novelist Donal Ryan (Creative Writing, UL) launched the book, which was edited by UL lecturers Aileen Dillane, Martin J. Power, Eoin Devereux and Amanda Haynes, at the Glucksman Library yesterday afternoon.   […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-10-10

    The government has promised Budget 2019 will “put money back in people’s pockets,” but it seems that, as far as Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is concerned, students are not categorised as people. Another year, another budget and once again we’ve been forgotten about. Despite the soaring cost of student accommodation, there has been […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-10-08

Controversial legislation to combat problem drinking has been passed by the Dáil this month. Applause met the passing of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill in the Dáil, but the introduction of cancer warnings on alcohol labels has received mixed reactions from the public. We polled over 200 students to see whether the introduction of cancer […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-10-06

MORE than 200 people are walking around Limerick city this week with fresh tattoos of semicolons adorning their wrists. Among them are University of Limerick (UL) students, some of whom queued for hours, to support the ‘Thumbs Up For Benny’ initiative and raise awareness about suicide. Queues formed around the Old Town Tattoo parlour on […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-09-28

University of Limerick students were involved in the launch of Citi Ireland’s ‘Pathways to Progress’ partnership with international nonprofit organisation Enactus Ireland recently. The Enactus UL team, and previous winners, helped launched the second year of the competition at Dogpatch Labs in Dublin. The Pathways to Progress initiative is a partnership between Enactus Ireland and […]

Nicole Glennon 2018-09-28

This month University Concert Hall (UCH) celebrated 25 years. Geographically, it is situated right in the middle of UL, but it’s place at the centre of student life goes beyond location. It’s the place you go on Open Day, still unsure whether University of Limerick is the place for you. It’s the start of your […]