Caitlín Griffin 2018-03-13

Name: Megan-Louise Ryan Age: 22 Course: 3rd year Science Education From: Wexford   Why did you decide to run for this position? I decided to run for this position because I wanted to give back to UL for all the things the college has done for me over the years and I want to ensure that future years […]

Kyle Lehane 2018-03-13

Name: Ciara ‘Jo’ Hanlon From:  Kilchreest, South Galway   Why did you decide to run? I was a campaign manager last year for a presidential candidate and through this experience, I saw the ins and outs of the job and I thought, “I can do that job.” It was mainly the fear of regret that really pushed […]

Caitlín Griffin 2018-03-13

Name: John Dunne Age: 24 Course: Law Plus From: Glenmalure, County Wicklow Why did you decide to run for this position? Mainly because I want to give something back to the counselling service after they helped me turn my life around. I severely struggled with anxiety for a long time and attending counselling sessions in UL […]

Jenna Gibson 2018-03-13

On 5 February, UL’s Comedy Society had their first Stand Up show of the semester. There were seven acts in the show—Niall Houlihan, Cathal Moore, Yousif Kellow, Oceann McCormack, Sarah Lydon, Erin Murphy, and Kevin Kennedy—and the show was hosted by Brian Griffin. Kevin Kennedy currently serves as the president of the society, and he […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-11

Professor Eoin Devereux, a lecturer at University of Limerick (UL), has been shortlisted for a 2018 Hennessy Literary Award. 18 writers have been shortlisted for the prestigious Hennessy Awards, which celebrate the work of emerging Irish writers.   Professor Devereux told An Focal that he is “thrilled” to be shortlisted. “Although I’ve been writing on […]

Kyle Lehane 2018-03-10

So, if you’ve been paying any attention to the news recently or maybe you’ve seen something on your Facebook feed, you know that Ireland is about to have a very divisive referendum on abortion. If you’re left scratching your head and haven’t a clue what the hell a referendum is or how do you vote […]

Una Walsh 2018-03-10

I decided to write this instead of doing college work, even though I’m in Final Year and I really should be doing work instead of procrastinating, but oh well. As each day passes, I can’t help thinking about how little time I have left in UL. It’s hard to believe I started, fresh faced and […]

Siobhan Macloingsigh 2018-03-10

University of Limerick (UL) has been shortlisted for three DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment) Awards.  The inaugural DELTA Awards seek to recognize ambitious and innovative approaches to teaching.  The School of Law, the Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) and the Department of Clinical Therapies have been recognized.   The School of Law’s […]