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Off The Ball’ Roadshow To Stop At University Concert Hall

Some of Ireland’s greatest rugby stars are coming to the University of Limerick this Thursday night. Brian O’Driscoll, Ronan O’Gara and Keith Wood will be among the guests for Newstalk’s “Off The Ball Roadshow” coming to the University Concert Hall later this week, in what promises to be a special night for Rugby fans. In association with Heineken Rugby Club, …


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The Importance of Leadership Skills in Sports and Coaching

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 skills. Leadership is the art …


The UL Swimmers look to take on International Success

By Caoimhe Hennigan The UL Swim Club are entering the most important time in their training period this season, in the upcoming weeks they will be training for the biggest competition of the season, the Irish Intervarsity Swimming Championships to be held in University College Dublin on the weekend by March 23rd and 24th, but for a number of swimmers …

Dance UL Holds Open Workshops

By Sonya Ramondino, Dance UL PRO Calling all those who incorporate a ruthless hairbrush dance into their morning routine – this one’s for you! Dance UL has been working diligently to provide each and every one of you the opportunity to explore a different genre of dance each week of the semester, with our highly anticipated workshops every Wednesday. We …

UL Ladies Rugby Team Prepares For The Semester Ahead

By Sorcha Holohan Happy New Year all! As the second semester begins, the beginning of a new micro chapter in college greatly excites us all. What lies ahead of us is unknown, but for us rugby players we know that this is the semester for performance. The Intervarsities and the lead up to the All-Ireland Final are both upcoming, and …

Study Shows Protein At Breakfast And Lunch Essential For Health Ageing

By Nicole Glennon A recent study undertaken by University of Limerick Professor Phil Jakeman and colleagues has revealed that eating an even amount of protein at each meal may be more beneficial than consuming most of our protein at dinner time. The study, which was funded by Food for Health Ireland, sought to investigate the role of milk proteins in …

Book of Condolence opens for Anthony Foley in Sports Arena

By Paul Saunders A Book of Condolence for Anthony Foley has opened today in the UL Sport Arena. The book is open for all to sign and is accompanied by candle and a photo of “Axel” with the Heineken Cup. The book has been open to sign since 9am and is nearly half full, filled with messages of thanks and …