Student Race Day 2020: Third time’s a charm for debacle?

Limerick Student Race Day – a day for suits and dresses, consuming a large quantity of alcohol and placing bets on all the wrong horses.. if we ever get there that is. As probably most people who are reading this article are aware, tickets for Student Race Day 2020 initially went on sale on Thursday morning (7th November) at 12pm …


Arts & Culture, Features, Fuinneamh, Politics

Four To The (Debate) Floor: In Interview With Cian Quinlan

By: Nicky Anderson DJ by night and Politics student by day. When people think of DJ’s, they rarely follow that thought with Politics, and certainly not Politicians; except for maybe in the case of Carrick-on-Suir DJ and budding politician, Cian Butler-Quinlan. Well-known by his DJ handle, ‘Cian Cue,’ the 20-year-old University of Limerick student is currently studying a degree in …


Is It Possible To Seperate The Art From The Artist?

By: Nicky Anderson Leaving Neverland is the latest documentary to grace our screens to have taken on a life of it’s own. The HBO documentary, which aired in the UK and Ireland on Channel 4, follows the stories of two men – Wade Robson and James Safechuck – surrounding their childhood and the sexual grooming and abuse they received from …


Give Us The Night Campaign Gains Traction

By: Nicky Anderson ‘We need to recognise nightlife’s contribution to the culture of this Island’ – Senator Fintan Warfield to the Seanad,  24 January, 2019. Give us the Night (GUTN) is an independent volunteer group of professionals within the music industry, who are campaigning to bring about a change to the licensing laws in Ireland, with particular regard to nightclubs. …


Funding Secured for More Water Fountains Across Campus

UL Buildings and Estates have successfully secured funding for new water fountains.   Elizabeth Gabbett of the UL Environmental Committee said it was “fantastic news.”   “The proposed fountains are not cheap but in the long run they will cut down on demand for single-use bottled water.”   This funding comes after much lobbying by students for better, more user-friendly …


UL are helping Team Hope Collect for Christmas Shoe-box Appeal- and so can you!

Team Hope are once again running their annual Christmas Shoebox Gift appeal. Campus Life Services here at the University of Limerick are giving Team Hope a hand by collecting them at their multiple offices around the university.   ABOUT TEAM HOPE: Team Hope is an independent, Irish, Christian relief and development charity. Team Hope are best known for their annual …