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Finding the comfort in discomfort; former UL student Dora Gola on her new single

by Chloe O’Keeffe “I never even considered anything else; it was always music.” Former UL Voice and Dance student Dora Gola always knew her path in life was music, and the various lockdowns over the past 12 months has helped her reignite this passion. “I always feel bad talking about it, but Covid was a blessing for me,” she remarked. …


News, Politics

Incoming Student Life Sabbatical team are determined to ensure the safe return to Campus

by Chloe O’Keeffe Cillian O’Donoghue, Seán Mulkern, Alice Hynes and Jordan Cassells will be taking over the roles of the sabbatical team for the 2021/22 academic year. A big part of the manifestoes were based on the safe return to campus, as well as increased social media campaigns. Fourth year Business and German student Cillian O’Donoghue will be taking over …


Student Elections 2021 Nominations Announced

by Chloe O’Keeffe It’s that time of academic year again. UL Student Life announced the nominations for the student elections yesterday, March 17 on their social media platforms. There are seven candidates running for the four positions. Candidates for President are fourth year Business and German student, Cillian O’Donohue, and final- year Business student Dylan Reeves- Wasik. Seán Mulkern is …

UL Student Life condemns mass gathering at College Court

by Chloe O’Keeffe. Three arrests, and approximately 30 fines have been made to date following an outbreak of a road party in College Court, Castletroy last evening. Two men (20s) were arrested under the Public Order Legislation and one man (20s) was arrested under Misuse of Drugs Legislation , Approximately 50 Fixed Payment Notices for Breaches of the Health Act …

Increased Garda Presence set for Castletroy

by Chloe O’Keeffe There will be increase garda presence put into place for the Castletroy area over the next few days. The news was announced by national media yesterday evening, and confirmed by University of Limerick President, Professor Kirsten Mey in an email to students and staff at the University this afternoon. “In light of increasing concerns about student gatherings …

Movember UL raise three times more than last year

by Chloe O’Keeffe Movember is an annual fundraising event which takes place during the month of November to raise awareness for men’s health. The event was first set up by a group of friends in Australia, 2003 but has since become a worldwide event. In it’s second year running, as of Saturday 28 November at 17.07 the Are UL? Movember …

BREAKING: University of Limerick to remain online for Academic Year 2020/21

by Chloe O’Keeffe Following an email that came into student email accounts this morning from Vice President, Professor Nigel Healy it has been announced that the University of Limerick will continue with the current academic delivery model for the remainder of the academic year 2020/2021. This means that the majority of courses will remain online. On- campus activity and essential …

BREAKING: Level 5 restrictions in place from midnight Wednesday for 6 weeks

Following hours-long meetings, the Cabinet have agreed to move the Republic of Ireland to Level 5 restrictions from Wednesday midnight for six weeks. These restrictions are said to be reviewed after 4 weeks from An Taoiseach Michaél Martin. After hours of negotiations between Ministers and health officials from NPHET, it has been announced that the country will go into Level …