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2016 Gathering on the Plaza - Frequently Asked Questions

If I RSVP, to what am I entitled?

Your RSVP entitles you to attend Gathering on the Plaza 2016 at The Main Plaza, University of Limerick. On arrival, you should go to EGO-10 where your arrival will be noted, you will be greeted by Alumni office staff and you will receive your free BBQ voucher. Having registered by paying €5, you will receive €5 worth of drinks vouchers as well as your BBQ voucher.

 

Where and when will I collect my free BBQ voucher?

You can collect your free BBQ voucher in EGO-10 anytime from 9am until 5pm on the day.

 

Can I bring my family?

Please bring your family. This is a day of entertainment for the entire family, including a special kids’ area with bouncy castles, face painting, balloon moulding and cartoon characters.

 

Can I get BBQ vouchers for my family?

The free BBQ vouchers on the day are allocated only to UL staff, students and Alumni who have RSVP’d. The portion size is definitely large enough to share. For the kids, there will be free ice-creams, popcorn, juices and snacks (no vouchers required for these). If you wish to purchase additional food, the regular food-service outlets on campus will be open. You will be unable to purchase additional food from the BBQ service area.


I am a current Staff Member/Student and also a Graduate, can I register as both?

You may only register once (as a graduate or staff member or student) and will receive one BBQ Voucher.


Will there be food to purchase on the day?

If you wish to purchase additional food, the regular food-service outlets on campus will be open. You will be unable to purchase additional food from the BBQ service area.

 

What time is the food served?

The BBQ will be served from 3.15pm until 5pm. Your free BBQ plate can be obtained at the BBQ area by handing in your BBQ voucher which you will have already collected in EGO-10.

At 6pm, the serving of two hog roasts will commence in the Main Plaza. Vouchers will not be required to avail of these, and they will be served on a first come first served basis.

 

Will alcohol be served?

Draught beer, bottled beer, wine and cider will be served. There will be no spirits or alcopops.

 

How does the bar work?

In EGO-10, there will be a drinks voucher sales area. Vouchers can be purchased here for alcoholic drinks (€2 per voucher), and vouchers can be purchased for soft drinks (€1 per voucher). You can swap these vouchers for your drink of choice at the bar in the Main Plaza. You will be asked for ID at the drinks voucher sales area in EGO-10.

 

Is there a limit on how many alcohol vouchers I can buy?

The maximum amount of vouchers you can purchase at one time is 10. Please be drink-aware. The voucher sales area in EGO-10 and the bar in the Main Plaza will both be open until 9pm.

 

What time is the bar open?

The bar is open from 2.30pm until 9pm.

 

What is the schedule for the day?

Gathering on the Plaza commences at 2.30, with President’s welcome address at 3pm. We have two great musical acts – Blacktye and The Bentley Boys playing under the Big Top for the afternoon where guests will dance the day away. The bands will be immediately followed by a DJ playing from 7.15pm until 9pm. The bar will be open from 2.30pm until 9pm. The BBQ will be served from 3.15pm until 5pm. The hog roasts will be served from 6pm. Kids entertainment will be ongoing from 3pm until 6pm.

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