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Park Retirement Village Resident’s Association Hold First Public Meeting

The Resident’s Association of the Park Retirement Village in Castletroy held their first public meeting last night, Tuesday 8th March, regarding conditions in the village. The meeting took place in Castletroy Park Hotel and was well attended by residents, locals from the surrounding community and local councillors. Roisín Ní Shúilleabhain, a University of Limerick Journalism student and organiser of the …


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Castletroy Park Retirement Village Resident’s Association Launch Campaign to #saveourvillage

Castletroy Park Retirement Village Resident’s Association will be hosting a public meeting on Tuesday 8th of March 2022 in the Castletroy Park Hotel. The meeting will take place at 7pm and will see the launch of the #saveourvillage campaign by the Resident’s Association. Former University of Limerick Professor Dr. Kevin Ryan is a resident of the village since May 2018 …


The SMEDIAS are back!

The National Student Media Awards will be held in person for the first time in three years following the easing of Coronavirus restrictions. ‘The Smedias’ are one of the biggest and longest running student journalism events in Ireland. The awards event was held online in 2021. Despite the different setting, the event received over 1000 entries. The in-person event will …

Student Life President Has His Say on Student Influx

The University of Limerick’s Student Life President, Cillian O’Donohue, released a thread of tweets regarding last year’s student accommodation crisis on Friday night, 28th January. Mr. O’Donohue tweeted: “In September, we saw the worst student accommodation crisis ever in Limerick and in Ireland, with students all over the country living in hotels, commuting ridiculous distances and even being forced to …

Thrills, Jealously and Unravelling Dream Sequences: Last Night in Soho Review

Moving to the big city is meant to be a nerve-racking but thrilling experience. Unfortunately for fashion student Eloise, she might not be ready for quite the amount of frights and thrills in store in this horror thriller from the mind behind the Cornetto trilogy, Edgar Wright. Thomasin Mackenzie plays Eloise, a talented young designer from Cornwall who gets accepted …

The Last Duel Review- The Battle of Making a Good Historical Epic

TW: Scenes of rape and sexual violence appear in this movie. This medieval movie is based on the true story of the duel between Sir Jean de Carrouges, a celebrated knight in 14th century France, and his former friend Jacques Le Gris in 1386. Despite fighting side by side in many wars with the English, and Le Gris even being …

ULFM Celebrates Ten Years on the Airwaves

ULFM, the University of Limerick’s student run radio station, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this week. Located in the Student Life Centre in the main courtyard, the station will be looking back on their many highs of the last decade in a series of online shows. The celebrations will be taking place all week with a number of ULFM alumni …