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Minister announces new youth justice strategy in partnership with UL Law research team

Details of the new strategy and the associated Reform and Development Programme for 106 Garda Youth Diversion Projects (GYDPs) located around the country were announced by Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton. It will begin with a GYDP Action Research Project that will work with 15 GYDPs across 10 counties over… Continue reading Minister announces new youth justice strategy in partnership with UL Law research team

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Media Commentary on Domestic Abuse

Research on domestic abuse by Dr Susan Leahy (co-director, Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies, University of Limerick) has been included in both the Irish Examiner and the Garda Review in the past week. Her commentary discusses ratification of the Istanbul Convention and the challenges of implementing reforms contained in the Domestic Violence Act 2018,… Continue reading Media Commentary on Domestic Abuse

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Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

The story of a Limerick family who have gone to extraordinary lengths to ease the agony of terminal illness features in the tenth edition of Limerick Voice, published on December 7th, 2017. Other powerful stories about people overcoming enormous physical disabilities to achieve greatness on the sporting fields and in wider society are also recounted… Continue reading Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

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Journalism at UL launches partnership with the Irish Examiner

A new partnership between the University of Limerick and the Irish Examiner has been launched, in which coursework produced by UL journalism students’ will be broadcast to a national audience. Irish Examiner Digital Editor Dolan O’Hagan and Editorial Manager Diane McDermott revealed details of a competition in UL on Tuesday where 10 videos produced by students… Continue reading Journalism at UL launches partnership with the Irish Examiner

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Dr Fergal Quinn on Donald Trump and fake news

Dr Fergal Quinn, a Journalism lecturer in the University of Limerick, recently wrote about Donald Trump and fake news for Cork Independent. The piece was picked up by Journal.ie. In the article, Quinn writes that the media needs to look at itself and remedy the kind of weakness that canny communicators like Trump can exploit: “Darkness… Continue reading Dr Fergal Quinn on Donald Trump and fake news

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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