GAA, Sports

Gautier Fernandez : ‘Gaelic games are becoming more and more popular in France’

Finding a GAA club in France is like finding a nice baguette in Ireland. It’s difficult but it’s possible. Gautier Fernandez started playing Gaelic football in 2017. Since 2018, he has been the communications manager at the Clermont Gaels club, based in Clermont-Ferrand. This club was established 12 years ago. “At the beginning, it was only an association dedicated to …


Ireland is rife with sexual assault; and we need to talk about it

by Ellie McCarthy. Trigger Warning: sexual assault I have a friend who is afraid to go to her local shop because her attacker works there. I have a friend that is scared to go back to college because her attacker goes there. I have a friend who moved schools because of what happened her. I have a friend who was …

The Stairway to Heaven, Cuilcagh Mountain Trail the ideal post lockdown adventure!

by Heather Duke Photo by Heather Duke In this pandemic a lot of life was put on hold. You might not be able to do the things you used to do to find meaning. Which is why when the lockdown ends getting out into nature is an ideal activity to reset our minds, relieve stress, gain a sense of achievement …

LONG READ: International Elections to sink your teeth into this year

by Jordan Fenlon With the Coronavirus consuming most of the news, it is sometimes easy to forget that there was a time when arguments and issues not relating to Coronavirus took precedent. Thankfully, 2021 has in-store some elections, that will however by in large be Coronavirus- centered. None the less, they may offer some interesting results. Israel First we go …

Anytime of the Month Workplace Ambassador Programme

Anytime of the Month are based out of the University of Limerick and work voluntarily through a portfolio of initiatives to alleviate the effects of period poverty. The organisation believe that everyone has the right to access period products, they believe in menstrual health education and ultimately believe in eradicating the period taboo. People with periods have been invisible to …

Separating the facts from fiction in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’

by Olivia Hoysted Captivating the political and private life of the English Monarch, Netflix’s The Crown is a  drama sweeping over the 20th century and exploring into the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II. According to statistics released by Netflix, the drama starring performers such as Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies has had 73 million …

Non- attendance at UL Counselling Service drops

by Aishlin Hennigan THE amount of session ‘non-attendance’ for the counselling service in University of Limerick (UL) decreased when remote learning came into practice in March 2020. The percentage non-attendance appointments dropped from 25 percent to 5 percent throughout the March to May period. Dr. Rachel Glennon the Assistant Psychologist at Éist Student Counselling & Wellbeing Service said: “This highlights …