Features

The ten types of people you see in the UL Gym

The University of Limerick is renowned for being the sports University of Ireland. UL Sports Arena boasts that it’s Health and Performance Centre is one of the largest and most comprehensive gyms in the nation. Therefore, it is only natural that these facilities are utilised by students as well. Some of us were enticed with a free gym membership by …


Arts & Culture, Film&TV

Instant Family Review: Watchable Family Comedy With Big Ideas

By: Zoha Khan Instant Family is a heart-warming tale centered around the joys and struggles of starting a new family. Arguably one of director Sean Anders best works (best known for lackluster films like Horrible Bosses, Sex Drive, and the Daddy’s Home films) it possesses the rare ability to transcend viewers from hysterical laughter to tears of sorrow in mere …


Are Direct Provision Centres Humane?

“This is very stressful. It’s a stressful life,” said asylum seeker Tairos Dube By: Zoha Khan Asylum seekers are an almost unheard part of Irish society. The textbook of an asylum seeker is  “An individual who is seeking international protection and is waiting to be recognised as a refugee.” As they wait for their applications to be processed, asylum seekers …

“Game of Thrones meets Celtic Ireland” – UL Drama Soc Debut Second Year’s Original Production

SCUM of the Heavens is a play as unique as its name. Described as “Game of Thrones meets Celtic Ireland” by director/writer Conor Clohessy, there are oracles and kingdoms, a clash of religious faiths and forbidden romance, a broken family and betrayal. Clohessy pays tribute to his heritage by using Irish mythology as the inspiration for his play. The play …