Limerick Urban Dictionary

When you live in Limerick for a while, there are some words you start  hearing that seem a bit odd, but you’ll catch on eventually. Whether at the pub, in class, or in normal conversation, these phrases are good to know if you’re planning on coming to Ireland! 1. Ye Plural of you. This one you’ll hear all…

10 signs that you have become Irish!

By UL Internation Student Ambassador Bárbara Campos My semester as Erasmus student in UL is almost finishing and, to be honest, I don’t know how much my English has improved, but I am proud that it sounds more Irish. So, after almost four months living in Limerick I have looked for some of my own signs of…

Top 5 Reasons to Study Abroad at the University of Limerick

Lindsay Nygren is an international student at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Here are her top 5 reasons to study abroad at UL! As an international student I have thought about what attracted me to first choose to study at UL, and about what has made me love it even more. This is by no means…

Limerick Limerick Food Series: La Cucina

 International Students on food in Limerick       By Lindsay Nygren and Xiaoyu Lin, University of Limerick International Student Ambassadors Many of our international students miss their home foods when they study here, so do we. In our spare time, we will walk through Limerick city or even the whole Ireland to seek out local…

The Limerick Student Shopping Saver Guide

By Bárbara Campos, UL Student Ambassador BOOKS AND CINEMA Odeon Cinema, Castletroy, Limerick – Buy second hand books. You can ask in the UL Students’ Union if they have the text that you are looking for, it will be cheaper than the bookstore for sure. At the end of the semester you can hand the book…

Limerick Culture Series – Milk Market

I reached Limerick City Center on a Saturday. Walking to my pre-booked house, I saw a lot of people walking in and out through a street near the bus station. Since the baggage was really heavy, the visit to the market was out of question. Later that day, after a good sleep it was time for me to go and quench my curiosity. It was not too far from the place I stay. Being new, I took some time to understand the route. The sign boards were really helping and I realized that many of the roads were parallel to the main area. After some time I found the bus station and the opposite path led to the Milk Market. It is a funny name and I wondered if that is where the Irish people sell milk!

My Top 4 Favorite Places at UL

Everything is better when you’re with friends. I met these people the first week I was here and somehow we haven’t got sick of each other yet. You can usually find us in one of our apartments playing Spoons or watching movies. We also frequent the climbing wall and the Stables pub on campus. I know it’s cheesy, but these people have been the best (and most interesting) people I could’ve asked for during my time abroad! Here are my top 4 places in UL

Off-campus accommodation at UL by Allison Weiner, UL International Student Ambassador

We asked Allison Weiner, UL International Student Ambassador, to share her tips for finding off-campus accommodation at UL.  Here’s what she had to say: Living off-campus is very convenient as most off-campus accommodation comes fully furnished.  Off-campus rent is usually cheaper than on-campus housing and utilities are either relatively cheap or included in rent which…