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Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Review: More Of The Same

By: Jack Butler I don’t think I can forget the announcement of this game. A group of us all live streaming the Direct, “Everyone Is Here” came up…My ears are still ringing. Every single fighter from the last four games, plus newcomers from Animal Crossing, Castlevania, RIDLEY, what else would anyone with a Switch need? But wait, there’s more! A …


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Kingdom Hearts III review: A tumultuous series with a tumultuous climax

Kingdom Hearts III – a tumultuous series with a tumultuous climax I would suggest not reading this review until at least you have finished Kingdom Hearts 0.2: A Fragmentary Passage or are up to date with the story up to then. At some time in the future I will be doing a Kingdom Hearts retrospective as well as a Beginners’ …


The Charities Of UL Charity Week 2019

By: Chloe O’Keefe Welcome to week 6, everybody! That’s means it’s charity week! The Student Life centre has been bursting with students in their dozens purchasing their tickets, with many of the announced events already sold out! The line-up is amazing, as always courtesy of the ULSU Ents team and UL Student Life, and there is definitely a buzz around …

Iraq War Casts Psychological Shadow For UL Masters Student

For many, the Iraq war seems million of miles away. For others,it rages on in their memories.By Kate Devaney It was a normal September day. The summer was ending, the children were going back to school. Some people still lay in bed, their day yet to start. For others, their life would end and the day’s date would forever be …

Erasmus Students Discuss Scamming Ordeal

By Melissa Timms Erasmus students in Limerick lost over €2,000 in a housing scam last autumn. Evi Kounali and Ada Agalliu, two exchange students from Greece, found accommodation through a Facebook page and got scammed just before arriving at the University of Limerick (UL). It seemed legitimate because of the Facebook profile, the copy of the driver’s license, the bank details and the contract …

Green Book Review: Buddy Comedy Fails To Turn Page On Race Issues

By: Katy Flannery Green Book is a buddy story set in 1960’s America, that follows doctor Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class African-American pianist and his newly appointed comrade Italian-American bouncer turned driver Tony [Lip] Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen). The film plays on the unlikely bi-racial friendship of the duo as they road-trip around the southern states. ‘Green Book’ is a …

UL To Introduce Sports Journalism Masters Programme

By: Ronan Coughlan Next Monday (February 25th) will see the official launch of a new Masters degree at the University of Limerick – MA in Journalism, Sport. Former Ireland Captain and World Rugby Player of the Year Keith Wood, Sports Editor of the Irish Examiner Tony Leen and RTE Sports Broadcaster Jacqui Hurley will be adjunct professors on the course …

The 9 Types Of People In The Glucksman Library

By: Cathal O’Sullivan The University of Limerick is home to almost 12,000 students, and during your time here there are countless different types of people you will cross paths with. However, once you enter the newly refurbished, state of the art Glucksman Library, you become part of a new breed of student. A place for study and learning, for some …