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UL Engaged Projects - Civic

Improving the effectiveness of the Youth Justice System in Ireland: Developing monitoring and reporting across the system

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Professor Sean Redmond | School of Law
This project aims to improve the youth justice system in Ireland by developing analytical tools and frameworks for interrogating data linked to policy questions relating to effectiveness and efficiency in youth justice and propose practical reforms... Learn More

Cherish the Children?

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Professor Ross MacMillan | Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, UL
The project is part of broader study of the impact on the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying social restrictions on the health and well-being of children and adolescents. Learn More

Knowledge for Change (K4C) for Kids

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Niamh O'Sullivan | Access Office
The K4C-4-Kids programme was run in association with Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy. The programme is a collaboration between UL Engage, the school and the SSPC research centre. The aim of the programme is to introduce 5th and 6th class children to the... Learn More

The Irish Travellers Access to Justice Report

Location: University of Limerick
Project Leader: Professor Amanda Haynes & Professor Jennifer Schweppe
This Report documents and explains the relationship between Irish Travellers and Irish criminal justice institutions. Learn More

One Million Stars

Location: The Hunt Museum, Limerick
Project Leader: Eileen Hoffler | CWELL Programme
The One Million Stars to End Violence project brings communities together to engage in a creative project that demonstrates our support and solidarity with those who experience violence, particularly domestic violence. Learn More

Moyross Made Me

Location: Moyross Youth Academy, Limerick
Project Leader: CWELL
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Community Spirit

Location: Ballynanty and Kileely, Limerick.
Project Leader: Meagan O'Halloran
A series of initiatives designed to revive community spirit by refurbishing local amenities and providing communication supports to residents and older people in Ballynanty and Kileely. Learn More

Wall of Hope

Location: Garryowen, Limerick
Project Leader: CWELL
The project sees the creation of a mural, which will contain positive affirmations as well as information on local helplines, to promote positive mental health in the Garryowen area and beyond. Learn More

Shine A Light

Location: Limerick City
Project Leader: CWELL
The group created a short video consisting of interviews carried out with volunteers in Limerick to increase awareness of the work they do. Learn More

FLEURIR – French language learning as part of the UL Academy for Children (Spring 2020)

Location: Our Lady Queen of Peace National School, Janesboro, Limerick
Project Leader: Niamh O’Sullivan K4C Mentor/Project Coordinator Academy for Children
Piloting a French language programme with a local DEIS designated primary school. Learn More