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 …


News

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 …

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 …