News, Politics

UL Hosts Higher Education Debate

A panel of party representatives discussed funding for Higher Education in a debate hosted by economist Stephen Kinsella today. Despite a notable absence from Fianna Fail, Sinn Fein and The Social Democrats, the panel saw Fine Gael’s Maria Byrne, Green Party’s Brian Leddin, Aontu’s Michael Ryan and Jan O Sullivan from the Labour Party discuss their party’s manifestos. The debate …


Sports

Third round of the Fitzgibbon Cup secures UL’s place in Quater final

By Jamie Dowling UL 0-21 Maynooth 1-13 University of Limerick booked their place in the Fitzgibbon cup quarter final after a hard fought game against Maynooth in Maguires Fields in UL. The win for UL sets up a mouth watering quarter final away to Mary Immaculate College. Tipperary duo Cian Darcy and Jake Morris put in stunning performances scoring 15 …


UL Bounce Back in Round Two of Fitzgibbon Cup

By Jamie Dowling UL 3-21 Trinity College Dublin 0-13 University of Limerick bounced back to winning ways with an impressive victory over Trinity college Dublin to keep their Fitzgibbon Cup hopes alive. Cian Darcy was once again man of the match, tormenting the Dubliner’s defense all game leaving him with a total of 2-6 UL exploded into life in the …

Fitzgibbon Cup Round One sees UL’s defeat to DCU

By Jamie Dowling DCU 0-21 UL 0-18 A man of the match display from University of Limerick’s Cian Darcy wasn’t enough to guide UL to a round one victory over DCU. Donal Burke was also in inspired form hitting 13 of DCU’s scores and this was enough, as DCU proved to strong for the Limerick side leaving them on the …

A new twist on trad: Megatrad discuss origins, plans for album

Limerick has a long roll-call of distinguished musical artists – and Megatrad are next. Formed by brothers Cillian and Sean O’Dálaigh from Ardnacrusha, Co. Clare and Denis McAuliffe from Cratloe, the University of Limerick graduates are here to bring trad to the masses; stompbox and all. But how would Megatrad describe their music to the uninitiated? “That’s a good question, …

Calls for diversity and inclusion office at University of Limerick

Calls are being made for a Diversity and Inclusion Office to be established within the University of Limerick. LGBTQI+ Representative of UL Student Council Alena Kiel is leading a campaign to set up a Diversity and Inclusion Office within the remit of UL Student Life. They believe that such an office would fill the need for greater awareness and inclusion …

UL Ladies’ Football take home title with convicing win

UL senior ladies football team were crowned the Gourmet Food Parlour Ladies HEC Football Division 1 title with an impressive display against DCU in Stradbally Laois on Tuesday night A simply stunning performance from Cork’s Eimear Scally helped UL to victory. She finished with a tally of 1-6 four of them were frees. University of Limerick came out of the …

Jim Gavin leaves Dublin: What happens next?

Jim Gavin has resigned as Dublin GAA football manager in a move that has shocked the GAA community. The man who managed arguably the greatest team in Gaelic football history, Mr Gavin leaves a legacy that many will equally adore and envy. Chairman of the County Committee, Seán Shanley said in a statement on the inter-county side’s website that he …