Clubs&Socs

Anna Parkes 2018-09-16

The Drama Society ended last semester on a high, after an academic year that included the production and performance of two original plays, our third trip to the West End, and our eagerly anticipated awards night. Over the Summer our newly elected committee have been hard at work to improve upon the success of last […]

Editor 2018-04-23

Over 400 staff and students from colleges across Ireland took part in the annual Board of Irish College Societies (BICS) Awards; held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork on Friday 13th April. This event sees student college societies, from all over the country, compete against each other for awards in 13 different categories. One of […]

Editor 2018-04-17

UL Ultimate Frisbee Club, UL Ninjas, have won three of the most prestigious tournaments in Ireland this semester. For the first time since the foundation of the club, UL have taken the title for Outdoor Intervarsities and Women’s Developmental’s. This semester also marked UL Ninjas’ fourth consecutive win at Men’s Developmental’s. Captain of the Men’s […]

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 2018-04-07

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 2018-03-27

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 […]

Editor 2018-03-14

For most people, Mother’s Day morning is spent running out for last minute flowers, attempting to cook breakfast-in-bed and frantically half-wrapping that gift you ran out for last night. However, for a certain group of people, this normality was changed as they decided instead to celebrate a different mother this holiday: Mother Nature. On Mother’s […]

Editor 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 […]

Editor 2018-02-19

Mark Boylan The Irish and British horse racing communities have been rocked in the recent weeks by the passing of prominent trainers Willie Codd and Richard Woollacott aged in their early 40s, and a group of equine enthusiasts from the University of Limerick are now raising funds for Limerick Suicide Watch at an upcoming Cheltenham […]

Editor 2018-01-24

Loud and Mighty? (ULRC looking to make a splash as regatta season fast approaches) The University of Limerick Rowing Club as always are actively seeking new recruits, no experience necessary. By ORLA DONNELLY  ULRC has enjoyed previous success and greatness with novices and newcomers winning many national championships throughout the years. This coming season sets […]