College Life, News

The SMEDIAS are back!

The National Student Media Awards will be held in person for the first time in three years following the easing of Coronavirus restrictions. ‘The Smedias’ are one of the biggest and longest running student journalism events in Ireland. The awards event was held online in 2021. Despite the different setting, the event received over 1000 entries. The in-person event will …



UL Students Shortlisted for Smedia Awards

By Evie Kearney An Focal has been shortlisted in six categories at this year’s Student Media Awards (Smedias). University of Limerick publications received eighteen mentions in total, comprising of submissions from An Focal, ULFM, individual students, and Journalism@UL project Limerick Voice. An Focal Editor Paul Saunders was shortlisted for both Editor of the Year and Journalist of the Year while …