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Erasmus Diary: Opening my eyes to new worlds

By Eilis Walsh I have been living in Gent, Belgium for just over two and a half weeks now. But it feels like I have lived here forever. Funny as I barely have two sentences of Dutch to my name. I haven’t yet tired of exploring the seemingly never ending nooks and crannies of Gent….


Five Places to Eat on Campus (In No Particular Order)

By Evie Kearney   1. Stables No one has any idea what goes in to Stables cajun mayo but rumour has it the ingredients list includes sunshine and happiness. via GIPHY 2. Subway Who doesn’t love an old reliable? At €4 for a sub and drink, all you have to worry about is the lunch…


Six Types of UL Student

By Evie Kearney 1. The Lad Exclusively wears skinny tracksuits and a county minor jersey (or a business class half zip when it’s cold). Often seen travelling in packs and talking about hot chicken rolls. via GIPHY 2. The Well-Travelled One The person making a return to college after Erasmus. Constantly talking about how much…


How We Should “Make the Effort This Semester”

By Ann Cronin I will be honest: I like to look my very best for college every day. I’m not the only one, and this is in no way an attack towards those who like to put effort into their appearance. In the last issue of An Focal, we read an opinion piece that encouraged…


The Face that will Haunt you for Years

By Ciara Ferguson Whether it’s for your new Facebook profile picture or your next Instagram post, taking pictures can be a very stressful experience. But nothing can be worse than taking a picture for an ID card. You only get one shot at it and you’re going to have to use it for the next…


UL Kayak Club clean up on the river Shannon

By Charlotte Ryan & Cormac Rowe – ULKC Public Relations Officer     On the 18th of April 2015, the University of Limerick Kayak Club took part in a river clean up on the section of the Shannon that flows through UL’s campus. Members of the club took to the water to collect the rubbish and…

Profile – Paul Byrne

By Holly Kenny Paul Byrne, a first year student in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been running a night called Riddim & Groove for the past two years with fellow classmates Teige Butler and Darren O’Carroll from Villiers Secondary School, who are both now second year students in LIT. The guys, similarly to most…


Petite Fashion

By Elaine Holmes One thing that has always bothered me, and presumably many other women who like to shop and browse online, is the models which are used. They are always tall and thin with seemingly ‘perfect’ figures. These type of clothes are simply not designed for smaller, more petite women who don’t have ‘legs…



By Christina Foley Ellis, Equestrian Club PRO With the year halting to an end, UL Equestrian would like to thank all our committee, club members, advisors and sponsors that have contributed to one of our most successful years ever. We began the year on a high with the annual tetrathalon competition, hosted by none other…

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