Film&TV, Fuinneamh, Fuinneamh

The Definitive Guide to the Best 1980’s Films

Most of us reading this article weren’t even alive during the 1980’s, but that doesn’t mean a 22-year-old who always gets Steve Harrington in personality quizzes can’t take a stab at compiling a list of the best 80’s movies! Back To The Future (1985)   It’s an obvious choice, but how could you have an article about the best 80’s …


Features, Fuinneamh, Fuinneamh

5 Reasons why October is the Best Month

Autumn The mornings are crisp and cool and there is nothing more beautiful than walking to UL on a day like that. Whether you’re coming from Plassey Village or Elm Park, the walk is stunning- with tall trees and colourful leaves decorating the already spectacular campus. Only when it’s dry though, if there is any sign of rain do not …


Cozy and Folksy: Tracks for a Dreamy October

Autumn is truly upon us, and when it comes to autumnal music I feel like acoustic and folk is the way to go.  I am, admittedly, one of those “basic” autumn girls who craves crisp air, spicy lattes and chunky cardigans. With that being said, here are my picks of songs that perfectly capture that autumn aesthetic… think golden hour, …

Campus Life Services Weekly Events

Living on campus? Did you know Campus Life Services have events and activities running for students every week? It’s a great way for village residents to meet new people and save some money. Check out this week’s Village Events below!   Monday- QPR Suicide Prevention Training Learn some top tips for recognising a friend or family member in need. Learn …

Battle of the Bands is on the Horizon

BATTLE of the Bands returns to the Stables on Tuesday night, 16 October.Bands from The University of Limerick and around Munster will take to the stage over the course of 4 nights, in weeks 6, 7, 9 and 10. This year’s competition, organised by UL’s Music Society, will feature 9 bands. There will be an intriguing mix of backgrounds and …

Veggie Ventures: Hook & Ladder

Hook and Ladder 7 Sarsfield Street This week, our veggies took a break from plant based eateries to try something a little more mainstream. As most herbivores will know, it is hard to find new, exciting, or interesting vegetarian options on a regular menu. This week we decided to see what we could find in Hook & Ladder, a chain …

The Ghoulish Gore Guide for the Most Ghastly Movies to Watch this Halloween

Did you know that the month of October is never mentioned once in the complete works of Shakespeare? That’s because he knew that October is the month for the macabre and steeping yourself in as much spooky stuff as possible. There are so many types of Halloween movies, the kid-friendly ones like Hocus Pocus, the camp classics like Rocky Horror …

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mean Girls

Since its release in 2004, Mean Girls has been regarded as one of the most influential chick flicks in cinematic history. No Wednesday goes without a pink and no October 3rd without a cheesy clickbait article from just about every Facebook page.   An Focal are proud to jump on the bandwagon and bring you five Mean Girls facts that …