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GAA players needed for Liam Neeson Blockbuster movie

  The film is based on a retired assassin forced into a game of cat and mouse with three terrorists. The movie is to include a GAA match and a call has been put out for GAA players. However, they are looking for a specific look for the players. A spokesperson for moviesextra.ie said “What we are looking for is …


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Hurling for Hope – a unique 100km sliotar solo run

  ‘Hurling for Hope’ is a charity made up of a group of friends, players, mentors, and teammates from Ballyhaunis GAA Club in Mayo. They are coming together in a unique event to fundraise for two charities – Mayo Roscommon Hospice and the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. They will be soloing a sliotar from the Mayo/Roscommon Hospice centre in …


Come Celebrate UL’s First 4th Year Arts Ball

Two years of rules, regulations, and restrictions have come to an end, and as we return to a new normal, it not only brings back our cherished and missed annual events but also introduces some first-of-its-kind events that mark the end of an exhausting era. Five 4th year arts students at the University of Limerick (UL) have formed a committee …

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 …

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne dies suddenly at the age of 52

  This news came in hours after the announcement of Australia’s celebrated wicketkeeper Rod Marsh passing at the age of 74, with Shane being among the players who conveyed their condolences on Twitter. He is to date applauded for his (708) Test wickets second only to Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan (800). He was most known for reinventing the art of …

Cormac Ryann to cycle 6,000km across the US to raise awareness on eating disorders

  Cormac Ryan will complete a solo 6,000 km cycle across the US to raise awareness and funds for Eating Disorders Association of Ireland. He is undertaking this journey to bring light to the issue and to educate people with the support of HUH Clothing. This is an extremely sensitive topic and one not commonly found in men around the …

“I was afraid to share my story in case I become a martyr for sexual assault. I was afraid I would have to involuntarily share my story with the world.”

Time and again we have watched men get away with assault, rape and even murder because we could not risk their career over a woman’s life. Mason Greenwood is no exception. Greenwood, an outstanding soccer player, has received praise and been offered riches from a young age due to his sporting talent. Growing up never being told no and later …

Weekly America

Inflation wipes American economy with highest rate since 1982 The American economy staggers as inflation reaches a forty-year high of 7.5 per cent, according to the consumer price index (CPI). The report was conducted by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics from January 2021 to January 2022. Economists’ expectations were surpassed once again, leading to predictions that the economic problems …