Clubs&Socs

Society in the Spotlight: UL Tea Appreciation Society

Do you love tea? Are you passionate about all types of tea, the intricacies of brewing, all possible combinations and permutations? Then tea appreciation society is for you! For aspiring tea masters and or those who just want to relax with a cuppa at the end of a hard day’s study, we invite you to come join and try something …


“In a way, we are kind of like a family” Out in UL Win Big at the GALAs

University of Limerick’s “Out in UL” society has won the award for Best LGBT Student Society at the GALAS which took place in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel on Friday, March 6. The GALAS were created in 2009 by GCN and The National Lesbian and Gay Federation (NLGF) to honour those who work towards a better future for LGBT people in Ireland. …

Animal Welfare Society Get Tails Wagging With Upcoming Fundraiser

Animal Welfare is on of UL’s newest societies and we aim to create a positive attitude towards animals and promote the proper care of all animals. This semester the society has aimed to tackle the equine crisis in Limerick. It is no surprise for anyone who attends University in the Limerick area that mistreatment of horses has sadly become a common …

My Mental Health – An Inside View Of UL’s Counselling Service

 “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?” Mental health is a big …

5 Minutes With Declan Aherne – Head of the counselling service at UL

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 where you can sit and …

ULSU Takes Its First National Stance With Marriage Equality Referendum

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 campaign be put forward by …