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An Focal Wins Smedia’s People’s Choice Award

By Evie Kearney An Focal has won the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Student Media (Smedia) Awards. The award was presented to Editor Paul Saunders at a ceremony in the Aviva Stadium last night. An Focal was nominated in the popular category alongside UCC Express, UCD’s University Observer, DIT’s The Edition, UCC’s Motley Magazine and TCD’s Tn2 Magazine. It …


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UL Students Shortlisted for Smedia Awards

By Evie Kearney An Focal has been shortlisted in six categories at this year’s Student Media Awards (Smedias). University of Limerick publications received eighteen mentions in total, comprising of submissions from An Focal, ULFM, individual students, and Journalism@UL project Limerick Voice. An Focal Editor Paul Saunders was shortlisted for both Editor of the Year and Journalist of the Year while …