Festival of Culture Hits UL

By Kayley Hardiman On Wednesday 1st of February, UL held its first ever Festival of Cultures in the Student Courtyard. The aim of the event was to celebrate the diversity and togetherness of UL students. It celebrated the large volume of international students in UL and gave students the opportunity to get to know other students from an array of …

India & Ireland: Worlds Apart But Closer Thank You Think

By Shubhangi Kakkar Indo–Irish culture has been greatly influenced by their former rulers, the British. A key that has created similarities in these cultures while being from totally divergent spheres. While studying in Ireland for a semester I thought I might list off the similarities and differences between our great nations: Indian culture is more religious and reserved but Irish …

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 …

Alba gu Bràth: Tea Soc visits Scotland

  By Rachel West and Aaron Young   On the 18th of March, 12 very excited members of UL’s best society met each other in Dublin Airport. We had all gathered to do something very special; to take Scotland by storm. Months of planning had gone in to putting together the Tea Appreciation society’s first ever trip abroad.   After …