Editor 2015-03-27

So far, this year has been a great one for the lads and ladies of UL Racing and Motorsport. From our first international trip, to our participation in Inter varsities, to increased membership, the society has gone from strength to strength. This academic year has been a great one for us here in ULRM. We […]

Editor 2015-03-27

We all waste our days snapping our friends selfies with too many chins on SnapChat or using cheesy chat up lines on Tinder, but it’s time to get productive and download a few lifesaving apps. 1. Snapseed For those of us who like to give their photo a bit of filter before uploading to Facebook […]

Editor 2015-03-27

 “My family was falling apart, I felt totally alone, isolated and scared of absolutely everything. It is an achievement for me to be able to sit through a lecture now without having a total panic attack” “If your body was unwell you would go to a doctor, wouldn’t you? So why shouldn’t we do the same for our mind?” […]

Editor 2015-03-27

Who is the counselling service for? The service is there for all students no matter what the problem. Our job is to assess and advise appropriately to help. What can the counselling service offer and do to help? We offer services ranging from a brief chat to long term psychotherapy. There are daily drop in sessions […]

Editor 2015-03-27

As someone who only started eating breakfast religiously in the past year or so, I can definitely relate to those who still skip what is considered to be the main meal of the day. We’ve all done it, rolling out of bed at (what seems like) an ungodly hour of the morning to make it […]

Editor 2015-03-27

Students at the University of Limerick voted in favour of a yes vote for the upcoming marriage equality referendum which will take place on May 22nd. This means that the University of Limerick Student’s Union will now take a stand in order to support and promote a “yes” vote for the referendum in May should a […]

Editor 2015-03-27

“Journalism has come a long way from having enough 50p pieces for the payphone”, that is according to Hilary McGouran, Managing Editor of RTÉ Television News. Ms McGouran came to UL on Wednesday 11th March to give a lecture on the skills that young journalists require to make it in broadcasting. McGouran, the first woman […]

Editor 2015-03-27

Marian O Donnell has been elected as the next University of Limerick Students Union Vice President/Academic Officer having run a strong campaign based on her knowledge and understanding of the Co-Op Office among many other things. During a discussion on ULFM, Marian explained that she will be fighting an on-going battle in order to lower […]

Editor 2015-03-27

Fr. Peter McVerry, the founder of the Peter McVerry Trust, delivered a seminar at the University of Limerick to a capacity audience of faculty, staff and students this week.  His seminar focused on the failure of the state to respond to youth homelessness.   Fr. McVerry noted that in 2015 six people become homeless in Dublin […]

Editor 2015-03-27

University of Limerick Student Council Chairperson Colin Clarke has climbed his way through various positions on committee and council level in order to reach the goal he set himself when he began his journey in UL four years ago. Colin took to Facebook to announce his delight follow the election results: “On the first day […]