UCC – The College with the Drink Problem?
UCC currently has 22000 students and intends to expand further. The areas around UCC suffers huge anti-social problems from drunken UCC students. Up to recently, UCC has ignored the complaints of the residents and funded binge-drinking events such as Freshers, Rag Week and the “Christmas” party, which make life a misery for local residents.
A complaint form is available on the UCC Campus Watch website.
Anti-social behaviour happens on a weekly basis in the area :
Drunk and disorderly behaviour
Intimidation of elderly residents
Smashing bottles against house walls
Parties with extremely loud music going into the next morning
Damage to cars by jumping on the bonnets
Parking illegally by blocking driveways, entrances and exits
Shouting in the streets in the middle of the night
Vomiting all over the pavements
Urinating all over the pavements, against cars and in gardens
Abuse to neighbouring residents
Throwing litter around the streets and into gardens
Overturning full rubbish bins