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Final year cut short for students due to shock closure

By Shannon Sweeney Fourth- year undergraduate, postgraduate and international students’ express sadness over the closure of the University of Limerick (UL) during their final semester. For the past two weeks, students across the country have been studying from home while many international students have had to return to their home countries. Many students fear that the university will remain closed …


UL Arena to host Badminton International to support Limerick Suicide Watch

If you have been out and about in Limerick and walked around the banks of the River, you’ll have seen the Orange Angels of the night patrolling the city’s river banks. Limerick Suicide Watch, as well as other volunteer groups have no doubt played their part in reducing the number of deaths by suicide in Limerick. The volunteer groups are …

UL Journalism graduate and Off The Ball producer Neil Treacy visits UL

By: James Clancy Wednesday October 9th saw Neil Treacy, a producer and director with Off the Ball, give a talk to budding sports journalists. Treacy occupies the position of Off The Ball’s resident rugby expert, and shared some advice to those present. The symposium covered various aspects of producing and presenting a radio sports show. Off the Ball broadcasts 11 …

Erasmus Students Discuss Scamming Ordeal

By Melissa Timms Erasmus students in Limerick lost over €2,000 in a housing scam last autumn. Evi Kounali and Ada Agalliu, two exchange students from Greece, found accommodation through a Facebook page and got scammed just before arriving at the University of Limerick (UL). It seemed legitimate because of the Facebook profile, the copy of the driver’s license, the bank details and the contract …