[Events] Sailing Success & C&S Recruitment Drive
Cillian.Burke at staffmail.ul.ie
Tue Feb 2 15:08:40 GMT 2010
Clubs and Societies Recruitment Drive Tomorrow
Outdoor Pursuits Club- OPC
Welcome to UL, Irelands sporting campus as you have no doubt been told by now. Clubs and Societies are the best way to meet people from all over the country and get to do new fun activities that will help you make your friends for life and make the days in UL some of the best of your life too.
Who are we:
The Outdoor Pursuits Club or OPC to all our friends, we are not a one trick club but actually offer five fun outdoor activities at different times to suit all members and levels. We offer Hill walking, Climbing, Caving, Mountaineering and Orienteering. And throughout the year beginners and all other levels are more than welcome to join us, one of the biggest and best clubs on campus.
To give you a brief insight into our club on campus the PESS building is our home where our climbing wall is located. Here is where you can come for three hours every Monday Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm and climb as much or as little as you want and get good information about all things OPC.
In terms of our main activities off campus every weekend we have a trip going on for OPC members. These are often wide and varied (just like our members). They can be Sunday trips to the beautiful mountains of Kerry and the south.( a full day out on the rugged hills for just €10), or days up in the Burren climbing on the fantastic Clare rock ( punctuated with many caving possibilities too).
We also have our legendary weekends away (two or three days with a bus load of OPC’ers doing what we do best enjoying the craic while out and about on the hills in Co Galway, Co Kerry and beyond.
We are one of the most active clubs both on and off campus, we have a great time doing what we do and always welcome new members so ‘When you have seen the rest join one of the best ULOPC you know you want to’. Its five euro to join the club for students, we offer five activities so it’s only a euro an activity, now that’s the best euro saver menu I know.
Keep up to date with OPC activities by visiting our message board at http://opc.proboards.com/index.cgi? Or club website www.ulopc.com <http://www.ulopc.com/> .
Visit us at our stand in the main canteen tomorrow Wednesday 12pm -3 pm or call down to our home in the Climbing Wall in the PESS building any Monday Tuesday or Thursday from 7 to 10 pm. All levels catered for and beginners are always welcome.
Come along see what we are about and you won’t be disappointed…you can do as much or as little as you want and can just pick one of our five activities for the semester if that’s what you prefer
On behalf of the OPC
Sent: 02 February 2010 14:47
Subject: Sailing Success & C&S Recruitment Drive
UL-1 and UL-2 Triumph at the IUSA Sailing Western Championships 2010
This last weekend saw the University of Limerick Sailing Club play host to the Irish University Sailing Association Western Championships in Kilrush, Co. Clare. All in the entire event went off very well with UL-1 coming first in the Gold Fleet, UL-2 second and UCD-2 third in the same fleet. UCD-3 overcame the other seven teams to win the Silver Fleet and TCD-3 followed suit in the Bronze. ULSC would like to thank everyone who helped out and gave us their support, especially ULSC member Cian Gallagher who pulled an absolute blinder in organising the event and pulled more weight than anyone else and was widely appreciated by everyone involved. Hopefully all will wish them the very best of luck at the Intervarsity Championships in four weeks time in Fenit, Kerry where they will hopefully rank high enough, if not win, and qualify for the second year running for the Student Yachting World Cup in France that they competed in at the end of October 2009!
Darragh O’Connor Katie Tingle
Kevin Stallard Rachel O’Brien
Patrick Hegarty Peadar O’Sullivan
Billy Clarke Rachel Cronin
Conor Martin Lucy Fitzgerald
Shane Newman Honor Coleman
Recruitment Drive 2 (Main Canteen 12pm-3pm) Wednesday 3rd of Feb
All the following clubs and societies are attempting to recruit new members tomorrow (see list at the bottom) for any staff or postgraduates interested. Not all C&S are present as some are at an advanced stage of competition but if you check out our website www.clubsandsocs.ul.ie <http://www.clubsandsocs.ul.ie/> you can get the full list of C&S on offer. Staff and Postgrads are involved in a lot of the clubs and societies already so you are more than welcome to join and they really do have something to offer when you consider in the last month the
- Karate Club were in Japan
- Kayak Club were in Wales
- Sub Aqua Club were in Spain
- Windsurfers were in Egypt
- Chess club were in the Netherlands
- Music Society were in Glasgow
- UL Boarders were in Italy
- OPC were in Scotland
- Skydiver were in Spain
1. Archery Club
2. Athletics Club
3. American Football
4. UL Boarders
5. Capoeira Club
6. Dance Club Club
7. Fencing Club
8. Karate Club
9. Kayak Club
10. Mountain Bike Club
11. Outdoor Pursuits Club
12. Rugby Mens Club
13. Rowing Club
14. Skydive Club
15. Softball Club
16. Tae Kwon Do
17. Ultimate Frisbee
18. Windsurfing Club
19. Anime Manga Society
20. Christian Union Society
21. Computer Society
22. DJ Society
23. Debating Union Society
24. Development Society (NEW)
25. Finance and Investment Society (NEW)
26. Karting Society(NEW)
27. Music Society
28. Photo Society
29. Traditional Music Society
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