GAA, Hurling, Sports

Hurling Round-up: Limerick Still The Team To Beat, Tony Kelly Keeps Performing and More

What a weekend of hurling! Tony Kelly put away another insane personal score, scoring 1-15  of Clare’s 1-21 as they steamrolled Wexford and secured their place in next weeks All Ireland Quarter-Finals. In the other qualifier, Cork came close against Tipperary but ultimately fell short to last year’s champions. Richie Hogan performed a piece of magic when he came on, …


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 …

Veggie Ventures: The Old Fire Station

The Old Firestation Restaurant 35 Thomas Street A vegetarian & vegan restaurant located on 35 Thomas Street. The IrelandBeforeYouDie blog rated them the #1 vegan eaterie outside of Dublin. They do breakfast, lunch and sweet treats. Nicole / Warm Haloumi Sandwich (€10) & Rum and Coconut Cake (€3.90) Went vegetarian four years ago for environmental reasons, partial to trying the …

UL Law Degrees Gain Recognition by the Bar Council of India

The University of Limerick (UL) School of Law has achieved recognition of its Law Plus and Law and Accounting Degrees by the Bar Council of India. This recognition will position graduates of these degrees to practice law in India.   The process to gain recognition began in January 2017 and involved the submission of a report and a five day …

9-11 to Trump, UL’s record in keeping the world sane and humane during times of trouble

By Fiachra O’ Luain UL graduate Fiachra Ó Luain compares Trump era to immediate post 9-11 era on campus and tells how your support for Dínit, an Irish volunteering NGO supporting with refugees in Greece could win you a trip in a Hot Air Balloon. Week Zero, September 2001, myself and the other first years took up our rooms around …

Grump’s Guide: Freshers’ Foam Party

By Dearbhla Hennessy Foam parties at universities across the country are a Government-funded bio security scheme that aims to sanitise the in-coming first year students or, if you want to use the common term, “freshers”. This scheme is disguised as an irresistible social event attracting those who suffer from the fear of missing out (FOMO). Loud, trance-like music that could …

Profile – Paul Byrne

By Holly Kenny Paul Byrne, a first year student in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has been running a night called Riddim & Groove for the past two years with fellow classmates Teige Butler and Darren O’Carroll from Villiers Secondary School, who are both now second year students in LIT. The guys, similarly to most students loved their nights out. …