"We're back guys ! Join us for our first meeting this week on the 27th of September. We will be having a Meet and Greet, giving new members an introduction to the African Society, what to expect from us in the academic year, and a chance to meet the committee members and fellow society members ! Small chops and refreshments will be provided, you don't want to miss out !"
"Good evening members and prospective members. With great pleasure, I'm delighted to post our official notice that the University of Limerick Consulting and Entrepreneurship Society will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on October 3rd, 2023 in person. At this time, there are no constitutional amendments being proposed and the agenda is to set a weekly meeting slot, elect a new committee, and have a meet and greet. It is welcome to members and prospective members, however, pizza will only be available to those who sign up. Any proposed amendments to the Constitution or anyone who wishes to nominate themselves for Committee election should message @ul_ces on Instagram before COB on October 1st.We look forward to seeing and meeting you all. Best wishes, Ben Fitzgerald Kiely - Committee Advisor and Mike Sadlier Award Recipient. "
"Trials for UL Men’s Soccer will be this Thursday at 3pm. We will have another trial next week too. Any new players who wish to try out for the A and B teams are welcome. You must be a member of UL Men’s Soccer Club to take part. If you are not a member, you are not covered by insurance Training for men’s A and B teams tonight at 8pm in MaGuires Astro Pitch is for players who played for UL last season. "
"Congratulations to all the UL Wolves who represented Team Ireland at the recent Tag Rugby World Cup in UL - the first time in the tournament's history that it has been held in the Northern Hemisphere!Our players made up key parts of the Mens 21, Womens 21, Mens Open, and Mixed Open Squads, the latter team earning a Bronze medal while the others achieved fourth in the world status. Looking forward to having the players and coaches back on Maguire's field this September, with a Southern Hemisphere TWC in 2026 being the next big target!"
"There are so many reasons to join our wonderful club, here are just a few: Get Active, Get Fit, Get Outdoors! Joining an outdoor club is a great way to get out in nature - It helps to maintain your motivation to get outside and is an accessible way to explore different landscapes and activities. With OPC, routes are planned out, lifts are organised and there’s gear to avail of - all making it easier to have fun in the great outdoors! Meet Like-Minded People. OPC will allow you to find a community! Meeting people with shared interests and values can be hard, but luckily there are plenty of friendly faces in OPC just as keen to get out in nature. It’s a great way to find adventuring partners and life-long friends! Explore Ireland (And the World!) Getting out on OPC hikes and trips is a fantastic way to see many different parts of the country! Whether you’re an international student, or you’ve never left Ireland, you’ll be sure to see places you never have before. Our trips abroad bring our members to amazing places and leave them with some mega stories to tell, with El Churro in Spain, the French Alps, Camino de Santiago, and many more epic spots around the globe being visited by our members. Add in the fact that these trips are subsidised by the club, and it’s hard to imagine why you wouldn’t want to join OPC! Access to Gear Outdoor gear is expensive :( . Joining OPC allows you to get out into nature - safely and on a student budget. The club allows members to try out types of gear they otherwise wouldn’t use and get to places they wouldn’t be able to access without it. Access to the UL Climbing Wall We’re very lucky to have both the only full length speed wall and the tallest roped climbing wall in the country right on our campus. OPC members get free access to this amazing facility three times a week to climb, train and have the craic! Build on Your Skills & Learn New Ones Whether you’re a total beginner, or have spent years in outdoor sports, there’s always more to learn. OPC offers safety in numbers – there are so many experienced members with various qualifications and a lot of enthusiasm to pass on their knowledge. On top of this, loads of training courses are run through OPC in collaboration with Mountaineering Ireland and other organisations, with plenty of qualifications being awarded to members throughout the years in various training, safety and coaching courses. Push Yourself! OPC allows you to step out of your comfort zone in a supportive and safe environment. Getting outside can be intimidating when you’re unsure of what you’re doing, but with the wealth of knowledge in the club, access to gear, and the amazing and encouraging friends you’ll make as a member of OPC, it’s hard not to get psyched and test yourself!"
"The Outdoor League 22/23 has come to a close, and we are extremely proud of all of our archers. This is the first summer shooting for most of them so we can only expect greater things after these outstanding results. It was a challenging day with high winds and hot weather, but we still brought home 5 medals.Qualifications Lorcan Stokes Rodriguez - 1st BBOMarcos Gutierrez Mugica- 3rd BBO Brian Carroll - 4th BBO Lauren Moriarty - 1st BBF Roko Strgar - 2nd RBOEva West - 1st RBF Kenny Kosasih - 5th CO League FinalsBrian Carroll - BBO Gold Medal Lorcan Stokes Rodriguez - BBO Silver Medal Lauren Moriarty - BBF Gold Medal Eva West - RBF Gold Medal Roko Strgar - RBO Gold Medal We're very excited for the next Indoor League 23/24, starting September! See you then."
"In a thrilling defensive matchup, the UL Vikings emerged victorious over the Louth Mavericks in the AFI Division 1 Bowl. The game was tense from start to finish, with both teams displaying their defensive prowess. The lone touchdown of the game came from Aidan Maher, who powered his way into the endzone on a ground play. This touchdown proved to be crucial in the Vikings' victory. The Vikings' defence was outstanding throughout the game and didn’t concede a point to Divisions highest scoring team. In a strategic move towards the end of the game, the Vikings decided to give away a safety, sacrificing two points in order to secure the win and claim the Bowl title. The game's MVP, Adam Keane, was instrumental in the Vikings' success. He had an impressive performance, intercepting the ball twice. Alongside Keane, Adam Ward and Kurt Mackey also made significant contributions. Ward managed to secure one interception, while Mackey had a crucial fumble recovery in the Vikings' own endzone, leading to a massive goal line stop. In addition to the standout defensive players, quarterback Fin O'Donovan had a solid performance, contributing to the team's victory. Defensive end Will Campbell also played exceptionally well, making his presence known on the field. The UL Vikings' triumph in the AFI Division 1 Bowl marks their return to the Premier Division with a well-deserved win. The team's strong defensive play, coupled with the impressive performances of various players, ultimately secured their success in what was undoubtedly a memorable and hard-fought game."
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