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Press 2014

ARTICLES

'Lack of Hate Crime Legislation Creates Permission to Hate in Irish Society'
TheJournal.ie (Nicky Ryan)
18 June 2014

'Report shows that Transgender Hate Crimes Go Unreported' 
Limerick Leader
26 June 2014

'For Too Long Society has Turned a Blind Eye to Violence against Transgender People
Independent (Collette Brown)
19 June 2017

'News laws and Tougher Sentencing Called for to Combat Hate Crime' 
Irish Examiner (Noel Baker)
14 May 2014

'Transgender Community Seeks Hate Crime Laws'
Irish Examiner (Kathryn Hayes)
19 June 2014

'Zero Tolerance Only Solution to Hate Crimes'
Evening Echo 3 September 2014

'Irish law is not ready to deal with hate crimes' 
Daily Mirror
3 September 2014

'Hate Law Needed for Racists' 
The Sun
3 September 2014

'Prosecuting Hate' 
The Irish Times
3 September 2014

'"Pressure building" for Hate-Crime Laws'
The Irish Times
3 September 2014

 'Lack of Hate Crime Laws a "Glaring Anomaly"'
Irish Examiner (Cormac O'Keeffe)
3 September 2014

'Tough Jail Sentences Needed for Hate Crime Perpetrators'
Irish News (Valerie Robinson)
19 June 2017

 'Call for Longer Sentences to Halt Rising Tide of Hate Crime
Metro-Herald (Ed Carty)
3 September 2014

'Anti-Hatred Laws Needed'
 The Star
3 September 2014

'Call for Hate Crime Legislation' 
UkNews.Yahoo.com 
2 September 2014
 

BROADCAST

Calls for Hate Crime Legislation at Conference in University of Limerick
Drivetime
13 May 2014

Hate Crime Panel
Tonight with Vincent Brown (with Ger Colleran)
4 September 2014
Station: TV3/Virgin Media One

Call for Hate Crime Legislation
2.09.2014 17:22
Presenter: Matt Cooper
Station - Program: Today FM - The Last Word
"A group of lecturers from the University of Limerick supported by the Labour Senator Ivana Bacik, today launched the "Life Free From Fear Report" which is looking for hate crime to be introduced in the Irish Statute Book. Dr Amanda Hynes, (Department of Sociology) from University of Limerick; and Club Promoter Buzz O'Neill, discuss the need for new laws to protect vulnerable communities from hate crimes."

Calls for Hate Crime Legislation
2 September 2014 17:05
Station - Program: Limerick 95FM - 17:00 News

"There are calls for Ireland's hate crime laws to be improved. A new report from the University of Limerick is highlighting weaknesses in the current legislation. Audio clip: Senator Ivana Bacik."

Former Councillor Says Hate Crime is a Reality in the Midlands
Station - Program: Midlands 103 - 15:00 News
"Hate crime is a reality in the Midlands, that's according to a former member of Mullingar Town Council. Audio clip; Ruth Illingworth, former member of Mullingar Town Council."

Legislating Hate Crimes for the First Time in Ireland
2 September 2014 13:09
Presenter: Jonathan Healy
Station - Program: NewsTalk - Newstalk Lunchtime
"Researchers at the University of Limerick want to see the creation of new offences to protect vulnerable communities. Labour Senator Ivana Bacik joins Jonathan Healy to discuss about a new legislation for hate crimes in Ireland."

Hate Crimes
2 September 2014 11:08
Presenter: Pat Kenny
Station - Program: NewsTalk - The Pat Kenny Show  
"The University of Limerick's Hate and Hostility Research Group is launching its report a Life Free From Fear. Interview with Jennifer Schweppe, Lecturer in Law at the University of Limerick."

New Report Calls for Tougher Sentences for Hate Crimes
2 September 2014 13:10
Station - Program: Shannonside - 13:00 News
"A new report launched today is calling for tougher sentences for hate crimes."

New Report Calls for Tougher Sentences for Hate Crimes
2 September 2014 13:09
Presenter: Owen O'Shea
Station - Program: Radio Kerry - 13:00 News
"A new report launched today is calling for tougher sentences for hate crimes. Researchers at the University of Limerick want to see the creation of new offences to protect vulnerable communities."

Former Councillor says Hate Crime is a Reality in the Midlands
2 September 2014 13:03
Station - Program: Midlands 103 - 13:00 News
"Hate crime is 'a reality' in the Midlands, that's according to a former member of Mullingar Town Council. Audio clip: Ruth Illingworth from Mullingar Town Council."

Longer Sentences for Hate Crimes Proposed in a New Report
2 September 2014 13:02
Station - Program: 98FM - 13:00 News
"A new report launched today is calling for tougher sentences for hate crimes." Audio clip: Amanda Haynes Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Limerick, Senator Ivana Bacik.

Findings of University of Limerick Report Described as Disturbing
2 September 2014 13:02
Presenter: Fiona Cahill
Station - Program: Limerick 95FM - 13:00 News
"The author of a new report on hate crimes carried out by the University of Limerick is describing the findings as disturbing. Audio clip: Lecturer in Sociology at UL Amanda Haynes."

New Laws to Combat Hate Crime Call
2 September 2014 11:03
Presenter: Mary O'Neill
Station - Program: WLR FM - 11:00 News
"A new report to be launched today will call for tougher sentences for hate crimes. Audio clip: Reporter Richard Chambers."

New Report Proposes Stricter Sanctions against Hate Crime
2 September 2014 11:02
Station - Program: Limerick 95FM - 11:00 News
"Hate crime is a very real phenomenon in Ireland that affects many communities. Audio clip: Labour Senator Ivana Bacik."

Report Calls For Tougher Sentences For Hate Crimes To Be Launched Today
2 September 2014 09:07
Presenter: Una Molloy
Station - Program: Midlands 103 - 08:45 News
"A new report to be launched today will call for tougher sentences for hate crimes."

Call for New Laws to Protect Vulnerable from Hate Crime
2 September 2014 09:05
Presenter: Ruth O'Connell
Station - Program: LMFM - 09:00 News
"New laws are needed to protect the vulnerable in society from hate crime, according to a new report being launched later this morning."

Legal Changes to Tackle Hate Crime in Ireland
2 September 2014 09:02
Station - Program: Shannonside - 09:00 News
"A new report due to be launched today is expected to call for legal changes to tackle hate crime in Ireland."

The New Report says the Government Needs to Bring in New Laws to Stop Hate Crimes
2 September 2014 09:02
Presenter: Ross Lynch
Station - Program: FM104 - 09:00 News
"The new report says the government needs to bring in new laws to stop hate crimes. Research has found that many minority groups are still being abused and harassed across the country."