Ireland for sole travelers

Top tips on some of the best places to visit if you’re travelling alone! Kylemore Abbey Location: Connemara, Co Galway Student Discount: Yes Price: €8.10 The Abbey one of Ireland’s best loved and most iconic tourist attractions and home to the Benedictine nuns since 1920. The Abbey is set in stunning location with beautiful view…

How to Plan a European Weekend Trip from Limerick in 5 Steps

If you’re anything like me, the most exciting part of your Study Abroad experience will be seeing new places every weekend! Here’s a guide on how to plan those trips you’re been waiting for! Book a Flight The BEST way to find a flight is flights.google.com. This website will be your new best friend! It’s…

Looking back

After 4 very short months, the day has come. My last day at UL.  Exams are done, my suitcase packed, my room cleaned and the goodbyes said. Tomorrow I will be leaving to Dublin from where I’ll be flying back. Home for Christmas. People keep asking me if I am excited to go back home…

Gateway to Adventure ……

When you study at University of Limerick, you are a bus ride away to Dublin Airport, where you have the world at your fingertips waiting to be explored. If you are on a budget like me, you can get RyanAir roundtrip flights for as cheap as €36, as long as you don’t mind early flights…

21, Up and Running

Alison Head is an exchange student with the University of Limerick from our partner university McMaster University in Ontario, Canada majoring in Biology & Physiology. Alison travelled recently to Austria where she celebrated her 21st Birthday in the most unusual way.  “It has been a dream of mine for several years now to run a half…

Things I regret not bringing to Ireland!!

Ana Rodriguez Fontan is a Spanish Erasmus student at University of Limerick, Ireland. Here she shares her packing tips for a semester in Ireland! As I already said in my bio, it is not my first time here in Ireland. This is the reason why I thought I knew how cold and rainy this country is. However,…

UL Students Awarded for Erasmus Results: Rachel’s Story

This week, two University of Limerick students will be awarded prizes from the French Embassy for the highest results at a French university while on Erasmus. Second prize winner, Rachel McCourt studied at Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand. I was baffled to hear I was getting the award to be honest! But of course I’m very…

UL Students Awarded for Erasmus Results: Rosie’s Story

This week, two University of Limerick students will be awarded prizes from the French Embassy for the highest results at a French university while on Erasmus. First prize winner, Rosie Hynes, shares a snapshot of her time in Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier. “Gai lézard, bois ton soleil! L’ heure ne passe que trop vite, Et demain il…