Sarah Meacle is a student of Colaiste Naomh Cormac, Offaly. She enjoys being an active member of her community and is involved in her local camogie club where she is the minor captain, and coaches in her local badminton club. She is also active in her school community where she is secretary of the Green Schools Committee. She became interested in criminology after her uncle became a victim of an aggravated burglary and the importance of community in helping victims recover. She believes that being willing to support one another through difficult times is vital in today’s society. Sarah’s talk will show how community support is essential in helping families affected by crime.