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UL Talks showcase AHSS research

Three members of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences have taken part in the new series of UL Talks videos. UL Talks are short video lectures delivered by UL teachers on themes, issues, ideas and subjects that they are passionate about. They are designed to showcase our teachers, and to give the wider… Continue reading UL Talks showcase AHSS research

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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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Perspectives on Hidden Victims: findings of three new innovative studies

The Centre for Criminal Justice and Victim Studies within the School of Law hosted an event on 27th April 'Perspectives on Hidden Victims, findings of 3 new innovative studies’. During the event, the findings of three innovative studies were examined. The School of Law’s Dr Sean Redmond, Adjunct Professor of Youth Justice, outlined the background… Continue reading Perspectives on Hidden Victims: findings of three new innovative studies

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UL research into criminal gangs published in Greentown report

Dr Sean Redmond (School of Law, University of Limerick) has just completed a four-year study of a criminal network using data from the Garda Pulse system. The findings of the study into criminal gangs and their impact on boys and young men, as well as their wider local community was published this week. The Lifting the… Continue reading UL research into criminal gangs published in Greentown report