Topic: GAA

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 have the craic all the time. But for Irish students, is UL the best place for us native Irish? This writer could be slightly biased but I am going to say yes. UL has so much to offer all their students and I don’t think I could have picked a ...

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

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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 connection, and the actual TV wasn’t doing much better – with Friends repeats and “Americas Biggest Loser” galore. Alas upon watching Sky Sports News I was bombarded with an array of high tech statistics. Histograms, pie charts and percentages flew across the scre...