Belfast Holylands residents ‘hostages in own homes’ due to anti-social students

Posted in Governance and administration on September 18th, 2018 by steve

“Residents in Belfast’s Holylands who say that they are virtual prisoners in their own homes due to student mayhem fear there is no end in sight to the ongoing problem. Sunday marked the start of Freshers’ Week at Queen’s University, with those who live in the south Belfast ‘student land’ saying they are being held hostage to hooliganism …” (more)

[Mark Bain, Belfast Telegraph, 18 September]

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‘People are at their wits’ end’ – Families ‘sold homes’ to escape anti-social students, says senator

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on December 21st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A Fine Gael Senator has said families in his constituency have been forced to sell their homes due to anti-social behaviour by college students. Jerry Buttimer raised the issue at the Cork City Joint Policing Committee recently. ‘This term has been the worst term I’ve seen in recent years in terms of anti-social behaviour of some students’, he said, according to the Irish Examiner …” (more)

[Independent, 21 December]

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Boozing student hordes need to learn lessons in decent behaviour

Posted in Legal issues, Life on March 23rd, 2015 by steve

UK“… How dare these kids come here and feel entitled to trash the place? And where the heck are the PSNI and Queen’s and the University of Ulster when all this is happening? …” (more)

[Nuala McKeever, Belfast Telegraph, 23 March]

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Anti-Social Behaviour

Posted in Governance and administration on November 3rd, 2012 by steve

“Brian O Connell talks of the anti-social behaviour around Cork City …” (audio)

[RTÉ Pat Kenny, 1 November]

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Cork students asked to sign ‘pledge of honour’ in anti-social clampdown

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on September 27th, 2012 by steve

“Students at University College Cork have been asked to sign a ‘pledge of honour’ in a bid to crack down on anti social behaviour during Freshers week …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 27 September]

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Rowdy students face boot in anti-social crackdown

Posted in Legal issues on September 27th, 2012 by steve

“Some of the country’s biggest colleges have been challenged to expel students convicted of making local residents lives hell through repeated anti-social behaviour …” (more)

[Ralph Riegel, Independent, 27 September]

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