Editor 2018-04-10

UL’s annual clubs and societies ball took place in the Radisson hotel in Limerick on Thursday the 15th of March. The hotel broached a savvy atmosphere, with students and staff dressed to impress in what is one of the biggest events on the student calendar. The event itself was black tie, which meant suits for […]

Editor 2018-04-10

By Sean O’Donovan Plassey House at UL is named after the village of Palashi in India, the scene of a battle between the British and the local Moghul ruler, for control of India.   Plassey is the English for the word palashi which is a Bengali word for a local red-flowered tree.   Two UL […]

Editor 2018-04-07

UL Airsoft had the joy of participating in the Airsoft Intervarsities on Wednesday March 14th. To say that our first swing at varsities was daunting would be a gross understatement. Gear was packed, briefings were delivered and nerves were wound tight. Despite a handful of experienced players amongst our ranks, we had the distinct disadvantage […]

Editor 2018-04-06

Most people are never without their phone anymore and although keeping up Snapchat streaks and looking at cute dogs on Instagram are great time-killers, there are plenty of free or cheap apps available to better your physical and mental health. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best apps for your mind, body, and soul. […]

Editor 2018-03-29

Who else is guilty of scrolling mindlessly through Instagram for hours? Often, you’ll find post after post advertising different versions of tea detoxes and images of the likes of Kylie Jenner wearing waist trainers that claim to give you a sculpted body. I don’t follow any self-named ‘fitness influencers’, yet I still am shown this […]

Editor 2018-03-27

MnMs, in this case, are not, in fact, those little chocolate buttons that you can eat ten packets of in five minutes. MnM stands for Meitheal na MacLeinn, an initiative that began in 2010 roughly. This is essentially where students are grouped into teams and patrol the housing estates off campus during weeks such as […]

Editor 2018-03-27

The bond that is created between an athlete and a coach can be considered the most sacred, and it is essential that this relationship is not abused in any shape or form. To build this relationship from strength to strength it is key that the coach has the leadership skills and constantly be improving these […]