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Setting the Barr

(Photo: Rory Lewis)   By Seamus Toomey   Comfortable and confident Thomas Barr greeted me with a firm handshake and a cheerful smile, wearing a bright vibrant multi coloured jacket he exuded a sense of happiness.   After a few minutes of pleasant chatter we got down to business and I started with a few questions eager to hear about …


Profile – Paul Byrne

By Holly Kenny Paul Byrne, a first year student in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been running a night called Riddim & Groove for the past two years with fellow classmates Teige Butler and Darren O’Carroll from Villiers Secondary School, who are both now second year students in LIT. The guys, similarly to most students loved their nights out. …

Petite Fashion

By Elaine Holmes One thing that has always bothered me, and presumably many other women who like to shop and browse online, is the models which are used. They are always tall and thin with seemingly ‘perfect’ figures. These type of clothes are simply not designed for smaller, more petite women who don’t have ‘legs that go on forever’. I …

Civil Defence an ‘invaluable’ resource during Missing Person Search Operations

By Breda Graham It has become an everyday normality in Ireland to hear about a missing person, with the reports of missing people rising by 3,766 from 2003 to 2013. It is normal to scroll down the newsfeed of social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter and see posts about an ongoing search for a missing person or to …

Profile of UL First Year Journallism and New Media Student Michaela Deane

By Elaine Holmes Michaela Deane, a first-year student in the University of Limerick, sat down on her bed in Drumroe Village as her hectic college day finally drew to a close. The Journalism and New Media student has always had a huge interest in writing, and always makes time for it in her busy schedule at university. Her love and …

Marriage

By Tomás Heneghan In less than four weeks Ireland will vote in what is one of the most contentious and controversial referendums since the 1995 Divorce Referendum. The vote on marriage equality has the opportunity to change how this country views and treats its LGBTQ citizens. Whatever the outcome, a strong message will be sent to the entire nation and …

Onwards and Upwards for Student Radio Station ULFM

By Breda Graham The University of Limerick’s student run radio station, ULFM, is proudly part of the 67 UL Wolves Clubs & Societies on offer at the University. ULFM was founded in September 2011 and has since grown from strength to strength with dedicated committee members, presenters and producers going the extra mile each year. The ULFM schedule is packed …