Clubs&Socs

UL Racing Society aim to raise funds for Limerick Suicide Watch

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 Festival Preview Night. The UL …


Clubs&Socs, Health

Loud and Mighty UL Rowing Club

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 to be an interesting and …


UL Yoga will have you breathing a sigh of relief

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, to provide our members with …

Queerbash 14: Fairytales and Fiction

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 people encouraged to channel their …

Charity Week Expectations vs Reality

Now that Charity Week is over, you can now see if you’ve accomplished the new level of drunk you wanted to reach or if you even made it past pre-drinks. Your First Night Out Expectation You’re steamed and ready to rock on to county colours to proudly sing your county song (unless you’re from Mayo, then don’t)     Reality …

High Number Of Balls Saturating Student Market

By Ciara Maria Hayes For a number of ongoing years now, balls being held in UL have faced many obstacles in organisation. However, this year these formal events took a severe hit from a financial standpoint, with ticket sales continuing to decrease as fewer students show interest. As a result, two separate balls are being merged together or even cancelled …

Battle of the Bands Final

By Ciara Maria Hayes The Stables was home to an overwhelming atmosphere on Tuesday night as three bands took to the stage in the battle of the bands final. Each played confidently and completely captivated the audience – however, there could only be one winner. The first band to take the stage were the Apaches – a five-piece group from …