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 […]

Editor 2017-09-27

By Francis Farrell Feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? Do you yearn for a place to relax, to retreat from the business of deadlines, studying, and generally being on the go all week? Well, you’re not alone, and we at UL Yoga & Meditation club may have the perfect solution. Our recently founded club has a simple mission, […]

Editor 2017-09-13

By Janice O’Gorman UL Trampoline and Gymnastics Club are set for a big year ahead, we’re hosting intervarsities which is a huge occasion in the student trampoline world. I know impressive right. For us this is an exciting time, there’s lots of planning for the committee and we have to find somewhere to put a […]

Editor 2017-04-05

Limerick’s longest-running LGBTQ night Queerbash will take place on Friday, April 7th in Dolans Warehouse. Queerbash is Out in UL’s largest showcase event, one of the longest running events in University Limerick history, and is now in its fourteenth year. The theme of Queerbash 14 is ‘Fairytales and Fiction: Let your Imagination Run Wild’, with […]

Editor 2017-03-22

Here at An Focal, we like to have the facts before everyone else. So in that light, we have created a poll to see if we can predict the results.