UL One Step Closer To Historic Four-In-A-Row

UL 2-12 DCU 1-6 By Ivan Smyth UL are one game away from winning four Ashbourne Cups in a row for the first time in the college’s history after a comfortable semi-final victory against DCU. The Limerick college beat DCU in the group stage by three points, and another close encounter was expected. The defending champions started brightly with an …


UL Students Shortlisted for Smedia Awards

By Evie Kearney An Focal has been shortlisted in six categories at this year’s Student Media Awards (Smedias). University of Limerick publications received eighteen mentions in total, comprising of submissions from An Focal, ULFM, individual students, and Journalism@UL project Limerick Voice. An Focal Editor Paul Saunders was shortlisted for both Editor of the Year and Journalist of the Year while …


Letters to the Eighth Amendment

Last semester, An Focal ran the popular series Letters to the Eighth Amendment. This clause of the Irish Constitution gives equal right to life to both a mother and an unborn child. Read the full letters that featured in the paper below: By Kathleen O’Sullivan Dear Constitution (Con), I hope you don’t mind me calling you that, I presume we’re …