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COVID-19: MIC Updates & Information

The following page should be checked for updates from MIC in relation to COVID-19:  https://www.mic.ul.ie/covid-19?index=0

Students should consult their MIC e-mail accounts regularly for updates in relation to academic studies. These updates will not be placed on social media or the website.

Candidates for MISU Elections 2020

Details on the candidates running in the MISU Elections 2020 are available to view MISU Election Candidates 2020.

Match Reports

Click to read match reports on the following games; MIC vs Tralee IT Freshers Football, MIC vs UL Ladies FootballMIC vs Tralee IT Junior Hurling

The role of the MISU Vice-President / Academic Officer

This is a full-time paid position of a 1-year term.

The Vice-President / Academic Officer deals with all academic issues and plays a key role in the delivery of the Representation, Advocacy & Leadership function. VP Role.pdf  





Art Society

This society believe everyone has artistic ability and talent and that they can express however they want by joining the society! They hold weekly meetings to practise all aspects of art such as sketching, painting and much more. They regularly collaborate with other societies in the college and have held a very successful silent auction in aid of Pieta House. Keep an eye out for their posters around campus.



Cumann Gaelach

An Cumann Gaelach aims to promote Irish Culture in Mary I, in particular labhairt na Gaeilge. This Society is not just for native, fluent, or even semi-fluent Irish Speakers, it’s for anyone with a cúpla focail and an interest in a good time. Each year the society is involved in organising and participating in the events for Seachtain na Gaeilge. This is also a great society for International students to learn about and experience Irish culture



Gaisce Society

A new society to Mary I, the gold Gaisce Society aims to encourage students to sign up for the gold Gaisce award and challenge themselves in order to improve skills and gain new experiences. Open to anyone who is interested in becoming part of the society and undertaking the award or those who simply want to stay informed with the running's of the society and the progress of the gold award participants.



International Society

Drawing mainly on students from abroad the society organises events to help expose students of other nationalities to Irish culture. Weekends away as well as numerous day trips are organised. They fundraise for these outings and have parties for everyone to get to know one another. This society is not limited to International students, all students are welcome.



LGBTA Society

The LGBT society has been running in Mary I for many years, causing outrage in its early stages, over the years it has become just another society.  Whether your gay, lesbian, bi, trans or just curious the society is there for you.  Catering for everyone whether you would like some guidance, or to attend a confidential meeting or just want a damn good night out on the Limerick gay scene this society is for you.  The society assures anonymity and does not engage in ‘outing’ any members. We all understand how difficult it is if you are not sure/not out/or just out - we've all been there!



Live Music Society

This society is dedicated to the development of live music in MIC. Regular gigs are organised locally and on campus. They have also held song contests and battle of the bands. Last year saw members of the Live Music Soc take over the entire Summerville Building during RAG Week for the Summerville sessions. You don’t have to be Hendrix to join! Beginners are welcome!  A love of music would help though!




MIDAS is one of Mary I’s largest and most successful societies. It has something for everyone with regular singing, cabarets, drama and dance workshops as well as plays and an annual musical. It is a great way to build confidence, meet new people and develop skills. There is room for everyone, no matter how much experience you have and it's a great opportunity to get experience in all facets of theatre, whether you want to be on stage or work behind the scenes.



One World Society

Interested in developing countries, the causes of poverty and fair play? Want to make a difference? Join our group to learn more and to help in campaigns. Every year the One World Society organizes One World Week and Fair Trade Fortnight. The One World Society is also involved with the Limerick City Fairtrade Network. Members of the society were part of the original group who worked to achieve Fairtrade status for the city. The One World Society worked tirelessly to promote the Fairtrade message and to ensure that Fairtrade products are available to students in the College. Monday March 1st 2010 saw MIC being officially recognised as a Fairtrade College. The One World Society also participates in the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Limerick and organise numerous other events and activities for students and staff throughout the year!



Harry Potter Soc

Every year the Harry Potter Society starts the year with a sorting hat ceremony in the TARA building. A busy semester of table quizzes, bake sales, potions classes and intervarsities usually follows. It is the perfect Society for all potter fans to socialise and make new friends in the wizarding world. It doesn’t matter if you’re pureblood, half-blood or Muggle the Harry Potter Soc has something for you.

Trad Soc website


Trad Society

Their motto sums up the society spirit 'Ceol for the Soul'! All are welcome at their regular sessions in Fennessy's pub. You may spot them performing around campus when events are on and they often collaborate with other societies to fundraise for local charities!

SVP website



Mary I SVP Society


The SVP Society is a multi-award winning charity society that has a vibrant presence on campus. They hold events such as Positivity Week, Coin Drives and Food Appeals to fundraise, raise awareness and start conversations! The society is open to all students to join and meetings are held weekly to discuss new ideas. New members are always welcome!