Alternative Eats: Limerick

Lindsay Nygren is a PhD student at University of Limerick. Check out her survival guide to eating out in Limerick City with dietary restrictions!  I’ve been in Ireland long enough now to know that sometimes it can be hard to find places to eat a decent meal, or even buying groceries, if you have certain dietary…

The Old Fire Station: Limerick’s Newest Vegan Friendly Café

Foodies of Limerick – check out this review of the brand new Limerick vegetarian/vegan restaurant by UL international student, Angie Wiesgal! Check out her Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to Limerick while you’re at it.  The wait is finally over! A new vegetarian restaurant is here in Limerick. It’s called The Old Fire Station and it…

Top 5 Coffee Shops You Must Visit in Limerick

Carrie Burns is a Study Abroad student at the University of Limerick from Minssesota, USA. Here, she gives a detailed run down of her favourite Limerick City coffee shops, complete with gorgeous pictures that will have you hankering for a coffee fix.  The planning process of moving to another country for a few months is an…

How to be an international student

By UL International Student Ambassador Marina Roehrich Studying in a different country can be tough. Many internationals do not speak English as their first language; therefore, everyday life can already have struggles waiting for us. Not only do we need to deal with another language every day, we also need to study in it. So how do…

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…