Features, Politics

OPINION: Who’s afraid of Greta Thunberg?

Greta Thunberg has truly taken the world by storm.  A maverick stalwart, dancing gracefully amidst the crosshairs of the ignorant. But who is this solitary Swedish sensation, and how has she awoken the whims of stubborn middle-aged people? The young Swede began her career of activism in modest means at the age of fifteen. She began by spending her school …


Features, News

How To Tackle Plastic Pollution On Campus

By Cian O’ Broin. We live in an age of richly sourced information. There has never been a time quite like it. Technology and mass media have helped create a collective conscience that understands the vitality of progress and preservation. All around the world people are waking up to the fact that passivity is no longer an option. Last week, …


One Campus One Book: This Hostel Life

The Regional Writing Centre (RWC) have announced ‘This Hostel Life’ by Melatu Uche Otorie as this year’s choice for the One Campus One Book initiative. Next Wednesday (21st), Melatu Uche Okorie will read a short passage from ‘This Hostel Life’ and partake in a symposium with the audience in attendance at UL. In semester two, she will return for an …


UL Based Lero Survey Shows 39% of Irish Adults are Worried About Robots Replacing their Jobs

A recent survey undertaken by the University of Limerick (UL) based Irish Software Research Centre ‘Lero,’ revealed some disconcerting truths held by the Irish public concerning automation in the workplace. The survey was conducted for Lero by Red C Research in June of this year. The study looked to gauge the audience’s recognition of an increase in artificial intelligence in …


185 Gardai Take On BA in Applied Policing

New members of An Garda Siochana are undertaking a BA in Applied Policing, accredited by the University of Limerick (UL). A total of 185 gardai who were sworn into the force at a special ceremony at the Garda Training College, Templemore this month will take part in the programme, which embeds human rights and ethical policing as a core programme …