Tagged GAA

O Connor Cup

UL Lift The O’Connor Cup For Second Year In A Row

By Lina Ryan Following a great weekend of football in CIT Cork, UL were crowned O Connor Cup champions for the second year with a comprehensive victory over cup favourites DCU on a score line of 3-16 to 0-9. This was the culmination of hard work, dedication and team work by those both on and…


UL Senior Hurlers Lift Fitzgibbon Cup For The Fourth Time

On a crisp March evening in Pairc Ui Rinn, University of Limerick defeated Waterford IT by seven points to lift the Independent.ie Fitzgibbon Cup for the 4th time in their history.  Both teams started off nervously and WIT went into a two point lead with scores from Gavin O Brien and Pauric Mahoney. In the…

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Abu Dhabi World Games – What’s All the Fuss?

  We have lived through the hurling finals in the gale force wind, experienced playing in our local grounds while sleet overcame us and cheered on the side line as the sun set and the midges began to bite. GAA is part of who we are as a nation, so what happens when a generation…

UL: A home away from home

Our university is known for its international relations. We send students abroad and we warmly welcome other students from all over the world. Not surprisingly, the University of Limerick has been chosen as the best university for international students, by international students. They seem to be captivated by our Irish charm and our ability to…


Figures don’t lie – why total Hurling makes Kilkenny the best

I recently found myself with a lot of spare time on my hands during the Easter weekend. Isolated from society in my little cocoon of study tucked away with my many, many impending assignment deadlines, I began the search for procrastination activities. Online TV was out of question due to our impossibly slow discount internet…

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