Saving tips for your time in Ireland

Financial life (only!) in Ireland can be pretty hard especially for internationals. This country is quite expensive compared to big part of Europe and you don’t really get the opportunity to earn much money during your stay here. You suddenly have to pay for a lot of essentials and there is still so much to…

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,…

Top 10 Hidden Ruins in Ireland

  Evelyn Oliveira is a graduate of the University of Limerick, from Brazil, and her passion for Irish history has led her to visit over 80 ruins so far – here are her top 10! If you’ve been to Ireland, you’ll know that there are countless things to see and do. From the beautiful green landscape…

From Indonesia to Ireland: Why Limerick is Full of Surprises

Afriana is an Indonesian Student under the Lotus+ Programme studying Management Sciences and Business Studies at University of Limerick for 6 months. The Beginning… Gazing out of the airplane window, I was thinking of the endless questions that almost every international student has. Have I made the right decision? What is the place like?  Will I make…

How Studying Abroad Has Changed My Perspective

Katherine Keatley is a psychology student from Texas, studying abroad at the University of Limerick. Here, she explores the changes in perspective that have come about through her experience studying abroad in Ireland.

September Favourites: Limerick City Food & Drink

Erasmus student at the University of Limerick, Aleksandra, gives us her favourite food products in this September edition of her Limerick Favourites series! 1. Peanut Butter Perfection ~ Milk Market You should really try this one! In an era of peanut butter that almost doesn’t taste like peanuts and is mostly palm oil, it is…

28 Irish Slang Words You Need to Know

Jenna Steadman is a Study Abroad student at the University of Limerick. She is from Ontario, Canada, and is majoring in Psychology and Music. Here, she gives a run down of all the Irish phrases she’s learned in her first few weeks at UL. Can’t seem to wrap your head around the crazy Irish lingo? For a…

“Inis Oirr, it is Oirr Beauty”: Aleksandra’s Trip to the Aran Islands

Aleksandra Lepowska is an Erasmus student at the University of Limerick from Brussells Belgium, but originally from Poland. She is studying Applied Linguistics for one semester at UL. The UL Student’s Union organizes many fantastic trips around Ireland for international students, and this blog is about one of them! Hello Guys!  Last weekend I went…

“On the Plane…In a Daze”: Celina’s Scholarship Story

Celina Jaffe is an MA Dance Performance student at the University of Limerick who was awarded a full scholarship to study in Ireland from Go Overseas, worth $15,000, in conjunction with Education Ireland. This is her story.  Check out this video about Celina’s scholarship, including the moment she found out she had won! Some of us move abroad…