SoUL Fest Gets A Unique Filter For Capturing Your Snapchat Story

By Maxine Bramley Week Eight’s SoUL Fest get to enjoy its very own Snapchat filter – thanks to UL student Liam Lennon. Music, Media and Performance Technology student, Liam is currently doing his Co-Op in the Student Union’s Marketing and Communications Office where he created the filter. The filter is available to use around campus from the beginning of the …

UL Lecturer to Judge Aviation Industry Awards

By Ciara Maria Hayes The Aviation Industry awards return for its third year this December, with awards in twenty-two categories to be won throughout the event. These awards have contributed to highlighting those achieving the best practice and innovation in the aviation sector in Ireland, and this year will be no exception, with seven new categories being introduced, and a …

Leading astronomer visits UL

By Eoghan Moloney Ireland’s leading astronomer, Mr. David Moore, visited UL last week to promote International Space Week (October 3rd-8th) and to encourage young children to consider careers as astronauts. Mr. Moore gave over 400 primary school students from Limerick, Clare and Tipperary an introduction into fascinating aspects of the universe including stars, super-massive black holes and dark matter. In …

Voting? There’s an App for that…

  By Mark Nother   With the recent launch of the new SmartVote app and the return of University of Limerick academic, Rory Costello’s WhichCandidate app, finding a candidate for the upcoming general election who shares your political views has, potentially, never been easier.   The Smart Vote initiative is run in conjunction with the Union of Students’ Ireland and …