Features

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 …


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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 …


Saying YES – When College Isn’t What You Expected

By Cora Power College is supposed to be the best few years of your life. Full of amazing experiences and events. However for me it was a different story. A teacher from secondary school once told me that she experienced a lonely first year in college. She had moved to a new city without knowing anyone. She told me that …

My Mental Health – An Inside View Of UL’s Counselling Service

 “My family was falling apart, I felt totally alone, isolated and scared of absolutely everything. It is an achievement for me to be able to sit through a lecture now without having a total panic attack” “If your body was unwell you would go to a doctor, wouldn’t you? So why shouldn’t we do the same for our mind?” Mental health is a big …

5 Minutes With Declan Aherne – Head of the counselling service at UL

Who is the counselling service for? The service is there for all students no matter what the problem. Our job is to assess and advise appropriately to help. What can the counselling service offer and do to help? We offer services ranging from a brief chat to long term psychotherapy. There are daily drop in sessions where you can sit and …