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Long read: How Irish crime gangs are a hidden threat to child well-being

  "Figures indicate that approximately three per cent of children detected for offences are responsible for over 50 percent of all youth crime in Ireland." Sean Redmond, Adjunct Professor of Youth Justice in the School of Law article was the featured article on RTE’s Brainstorm on the 8th of March 2018. Sean’s article is titled… Continue reading Long read: How Irish crime gangs are a hidden threat to child well-being

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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

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Dr Sean Redmond joins UL School of Law

Dr Sean Redmond, a government official with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs has joined the School of Law at UL on a three year secondment. Sean will lead a new initiative to improve the evidence base for policy and programme decision making in the area of youth crime. The Research into Policy, Programmes… Continue reading Dr Sean Redmond joins UL School of Law