Education Is The Key To Reducing Crime - Former Prison Governor

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The former Governor of Portlaoise Prison wants to see people from disadvantaged backgrounds in classrooms.

The former governor of Mountjoy and Portlaoise Prisons believes the only way to reduce crime is by educating people.

He was speaking at the Education and Training Board’s conference in Cork City Hall.

John Lonergan says they need to get more people from disadvantaged backgrounds into the classrooms:

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