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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


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

Where Has Time Gone?

By Paul Daly I can’t believe I’m approaching my final two weeks of Erasmus in Manchester because it genuinely feels like it was only yesterday that I moved here. My time here has been incredible due to the fact that I’ve loved the location of my university, the facilities it has to offer and of

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

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