Clubs&Socs, Sports

UL GAA well represented in the All-Star Awards

University of Limerick GAA club’s past and present students won All-Star Awards in camogie, hurling and football. The All Stars are a selection of the best players in football, camogie, hurling and ladies football to create a team of the year. On Thursday, the football All Star team was announced with Galway’s Ian Burke being handed the no.15 spot on …


Seven Stages in Learning a Second Language

By Evie Kearney 1. Tell yourself it can’t be that difficult All those other countries in Europe seem to know their own language and also be fluent in English…so how hard can it be via GIPHY   2. Realise it is that difficult Grammar? Word order? What do you mean Google Translate isn’t a reliable source? via GIPHY 3. Struggle …

Profile – Paul Byrne

By Holly Kenny Paul Byrne, a first year student in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been running a night called Riddim & Groove for the past two years with fellow classmates Teige Butler and Darren O’Carroll from Villiers Secondary School, who are both now second year students in LIT. The guys, similarly to most students loved their nights out. …

Petite Fashion

By Elaine Holmes One thing that has always bothered me, and presumably many other women who like to shop and browse online, is the models which are used. They are always tall and thin with seemingly ‘perfect’ figures. These type of clothes are simply not designed for smaller, more petite women who don’t have ‘legs that go on forever’. I …

Civil Defence an ‘invaluable’ resource during Missing Person Search Operations

By Breda Graham It has become an everyday normality in Ireland to hear about a missing person, with the reports of missing people rising by 3,766 from 2003 to 2013. It is normal to scroll down the newsfeed of social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter and see posts about an ongoing search for a missing person or to …

Profile of UL First Year Journallism and New Media Student Michaela Deane

By Elaine Holmes Michaela Deane, a first-year student in the University of Limerick, sat down on her bed in Drumroe Village as her hectic college day finally drew to a close. The Journalism and New Media student has always had a huge interest in writing, and always makes time for it in her busy schedule at university. Her love and …