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Anytime of the Month, the UL-based social enterprise fighting period poverty, is taking their fight to the corporate level

By Ellen Gough Anytime of the Month, the UL-based social enterprise fighting period poverty, is taking their fight to the corporate level.- The initiative, founded in 2019, have recently launched their Workplace Ambassador programme. Already on board as partners are local businesses Piquant Media and designer Aoife Ireland, along with the Labour Party and the Irish Women Lawyers Association, and …


These Shoes Are Made for Locals: Limerick Business Adapts to Lockdown

Shops and businesses around Ireland have suffered over the last 12 months as a result of the ongoing pandemic. Other than the words COVID-19 and two metres, phrases such as  ‘support your local’ have gained popularity in this timeframe.  The economy, in general, has suffered both in Ireland and globally but one economy that we have seen first hand suffer …

UL FM Win Big: Clubs and Socs Award Winners Announced

Student Life has announced its annual award winners on an virtual ceremony held on  Friday 9th April.   This year, the awards took place virtually the form of a YouTube video.  The Club and Society of the Year went to UL FM, beating competition from nominees  Economics and Investments and Enactus UL.  “We are over the moon to have been announced …

Incoming Student Life Sabbatical team are determined to ensure the safe return to Campus

by Chloe O’Keeffe Cillian O’Donoghue, Seán Mulkern, Alice Hynes and Jordan Cassells will be taking over the roles of the sabbatical team for the 2021/22 academic year. A big part of the manifestoes were based on the safe return to campus, as well as increased social media campaigns. Fourth year Business and German student Cillian O’Donoghue will be taking over …

Student Elections 2021 Nominations Announced

by Chloe O’Keeffe It’s that time of academic year again. UL Student Life announced the nominations for the student elections yesterday, March 17 on their social media platforms. There are seven candidates running for the four positions. Candidates for President are fourth year Business and German student, Cillian O’Donohue, and final- year Business student Dylan Reeves- Wasik. Seán Mulkern is …

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 …

Opinion: College Court Drama Exposes Deeper Problems For Third Level Students

College Court was brought to national attention last night. Equipped with fireworks, a butchered rendition of Come On Eileen and shameless public stories, Irish Twitter descended into chaos.  For most UL students, social media was where we watched the antics unfold. Most of us haven’t set foot on campus since March and have spent the last year grappling with online …

UL Student Life condemns mass gathering at College Court

by Chloe O’Keeffe. Three arrests, and approximately 30 fines have been made to date following an outbreak of a road party in College Court, Castletroy last evening. Two men (20s) were arrested under the Public Order Legislation and one man (20s) was arrested under Misuse of Drugs Legislation , Approximately 50 Fixed Payment Notices for Breaches of the Health Act …