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UL research establishes child involvement in organised crime

A University of Limerick study has established evidence that the deliberate involvement of children in criminal networks can be found throughout Ireland and extends beyond the ‘Greentown’ single area study. The National Prevalence Study, launched by Minister of State David Stanton, TD has established that findings from the ‘Lifting a Lid on Greentown’ research based… Continue reading UL research establishes child involvement in organised crime

All posts, Culture & Communication, News & events

UL Journalism students launch Limerick Voice newspaper

A grieving mother whose daughter and two grandchildren were murdered in County Limerick six years ago gives an exclusive interview to Limerick Voice, which published its ninth edition yesterday (Thursday 08 December 2016). It is the first time Abina Ring has spoken about the impact the murders of her daughter Sarah Hines and two children Reece (3)… Continue reading UL Journalism students launch Limerick Voice newspaper

All posts, Podcasts & Videos, Sociology

Video: Lisa McKenzie: Getting By: Estates, Class, and Culture in Austerity Britain.

This video was part of the University of Limerick MA in Sociology - Critical Perspectives on Youth, Community and Social Regeneration Autumn 2016 seminar series. It features Lisa McKenzie with the talk 'Getting By: Estates, Class, and Culture in Austerity Britain'. More videos from the seminar series can be viewed here. While the 1% rule, poor neighbourhoods have become the subject… Continue reading Video: Lisa McKenzie: Getting By: Estates, Class, and Culture in Austerity Britain.