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Marriage

By Tomás Heneghan In less than four weeks Ireland will vote in what is one of the most contentious and controversial referendums since the 1995 Divorce Referendum. The vote on marriage equality has the opportunity to change how this country views and treats its LGBTQ citizens. Whatever the outcome, a strong message will be sent to the entire nation and …


Onwards and Upwards for Student Radio Station ULFM

By Breda Graham The University of Limerick’s student run radio station, ULFM, is proudly part of the 67 UL Wolves Clubs & Societies on offer at the University. ULFM was founded in September 2011 and has since grown from strength to strength with dedicated committee members, presenters and producers going the extra mile each year. The ULFM schedule is packed …

Hacking of UL Website

By Tomás Heneghan The University of Limerick’s website was removed recently following a hack from an Algerian youth group. During the afternoon of Sunday, 20 April the group responsible for the breach, El Moujahidin, replaced the homepage of the university’s website with a message and logo. The message began with: “Hacked by El Moujahidin.” It continued: “Tell your gov, to …

Athletics Intervarsities & Thomond Games

By Eleanor Whyte UL AC had a very successful outdoor intervarsities campaign. The hugely anticipated event was hosted by University of Ulster at the Mary Peters Track in Belfast. Standards had been set very high following a thrilling indoor intervarsities competition earlier in the year. In the women’s event UL finished overall in second place with medals coming from Amy …

What Marriage Equality Means To Me

By Olivia Dawson The impending marriage equality referendum is undoubtedly going to have massive consequences for LGBT people, regardless of the outcome. All around campus there are many LGBT students hoping and praying that it will pass. Seán Lynch, a committee member of Out in UL and advocate of LGBT rights told me his story as an openly gay student …

UL Shows its Support as Yes Equality Campaign Gets Underway in Limerick

By Olivia Dawson The countdown to May 22nd is on and here in the University of Limerick, campaigning has just begun around campus. Out in UL, a society for LGBT students here on campus, started their canvassing earlier this week. Having participated in a workshop with Ken Curtin of Yes Equality Cork on how to canvas, Out in UL President, …

Shine A Light on Literature – LOST

Shine A Light on Literature By Rebecca Stiffe “Wait Mum, where are you going?” asks Pam dashing towards me from the kitchen, tea towel flailing behind her. “I’m just going down to O’Hara’s to get some sausages for tea. Do you want anything, love?” I ask, throwing on my headscarf and fetching the tattered yellow umbrella from beneath the rickety …