Multiple Killers – The Psychology of the Damned


Public Lecture with John O’Keeffe

Thursday 17th September at 7.30 pm

“Multiple Killers – The Psychology of the Damned”

What motivates Ireland’s multiple killers?  What drives them to take the lives of innocent victims?

If you would like to find out more about these men, their minds and their tragic legacies then join Criminologist John O’Keeffe for a public lecture in City Colleges on Thursday, 17th September at 7.30pm, entitled “Multiple Killers – The Psychology of the Damned”.

Tickets are €10 and may be purchased the night, with all proceeds going to counselling for family members of AdVIC (Advocates for the Victims of Homicide).

To reserve your place call 1850 252740 or email for more information.


  • citycolleges, Criminolgy, John O'KeefeJohn O’Keeffe is a graduate of University College Dublin, UWE Bristol, London Metropolitan and a double graduate of Cambridge University where he is a life member of Homerton College. He holds memberships of the American Psychological Association, the International Association of Forensic Psychology, the American Society of Criminology and the British Society of Criminology.

    From 2000-2010 he was Head and Dean of the Law School at Dublin Business School (incorporating Portobello College) where he taught both criminal and civil law. He is currently a Teaching Fellow in the School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin and Chief Executive of AdVIC – Advocates for the Victims of Homicide.

    John is also a journalist (Deputy Editor of the Garda Review and Contributor, Sunday World) and broadcaster and regularly appears on television and radio where he speaks on matters related to criminology and forensic psychology.

    He is currently engaged in research at Oxford University (Oriel College & Exeter College).

  • Why City Colleges?

    • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
    • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
    • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
    • Study rooms and library
    • Limited class size

  • To register for this course please contact us on 1850 252740 or

The course is offered from South Great Georges’ Street, Dublin 2.