Clubs&Socs, News

UL Greyhound Racing Society highlighted in celebration of the work of the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust

UL Greyhound Racing Society has been recognised in a new campaign highlighting the work of the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust. The society has been recognised in ‘Our People, Their Stories’, a look behind the scenes at the charity’s work in the rehoming of retired greyhounds and promoting them as domestic pets. UL’s Greyhound Racing Society was formed in March 2017 …


Clubs&Socs, Sports

UL GAA well represented in the All-Star Awards

University of Limerick GAA club’s past and present students won All-Star Awards in camogie, hurling and football. The All Stars are a selection of the best players in football, camogie, hurling and ladies football to create a team of the year. On Thursday, the football All Star team was announced with Galway’s Ian Burke being handed the no.15 spot on …


Befriender’s Service available to lend a Helping Hand

Out in UL, the LGBTQ+ Society in the University of Limerick, has been a staple of the UL Clubs and Socs since 1997. The society has commandeered many events and trips through the years (and is planning just as many this year!) such as Queerbash, Alternative Miss UL and trips to Dublin and Limerick Prides. In recent years, however, the …

Battle of the Bands is on the Horizon

BATTLE of the Bands returns to the Stables on Tuesday night, 16 October.Bands from The University of Limerick and around Munster will take to the stage over the course of 4 nights, in weeks 6, 7, 9 and 10. This year’s competition, organised by UL’s Music Society, will feature 9 bands. There will be an intriguing mix of backgrounds and …

Two New Dramas set the Stage for UL DramaSoc

The Drama Society ended last semester on a high, after an academic year that included the production and performance of two original plays, our third trip to the West End, and our eagerly anticipated awards night. Over the Summer our newly elected committee have been hard at work to improve upon the success of last year to ensure this semester …

UL wins Big at National Society Awards

Over 400 staff and students from colleges across Ireland took part in the annual Board of Irish College Societies (BICS) Awards; held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork on Friday 13th April. This event sees student college societies, from all over the country, compete against each other for awards in 13 different categories. One of the major highlights in the …

Hat Trick for UL Ninjas

UL Ultimate Frisbee Club, UL Ninjas, have won three of the most prestigious tournaments in Ireland this semester. For the first time since the foundation of the club, UL have taken the title for Outdoor Intervarsities and Women’s Developmental’s. This semester also marked UL Ninjas’ fourth consecutive win at Men’s Developmental’s. Captain of the Men’s team and fourth year UL …

Airsoft’s Chairperson gives the society’s Intervarsity run-down

UL Airsoft had the joy of participating in the Airsoft Intervarsities on Wednesday March 14th. To say that our first swing at varsities was daunting would be a gross understatement. Gear was packed, briefings were delivered and nerves were wound tight. Despite a handful of experienced players amongst our ranks, we had the distinct disadvantage of no formal training as …

The Importance of Leadership Skills in Sports and Coaching

The bond that is created between an athlete and a coach can be considered the most sacred, and it is essential that this relationship is not abused in any shape or form. To build this relationship from strength to strength it is key that the coach has the leadership skills and constantly be improving these skills. Leadership is the art …