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Industrial finance in independent Ireland: The Trade Loans (Guarantee) Acts, 1924-1939
This thesis examines and analyses the first industrial policy initiative undertaken in independent Ireland. The Trade Loans (Guarantee) Act, 1924, allowed the state to guarantee loans borrowed by firms for their business ...
The development, implementation, and evaluation of a theory-based concussion education programme for secondary school Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) athletes
(NUI Galway, 2018-05)
Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a public health concern (Thurman, Branche, & Sniezek, 1998), especially among children and adolescent athletes, as their brains are still developing (Field, Collins, Lovell & Marron, 2003; ...
Recessionary tales: an investigation into how intellectually disabled young people, and their families, experienced the economic downturn
(NUI Galway, 2018-09-26)
This study presents an original contribution to knowledge through investigating the impact and lived experience of economic recession for intellectually disabled young people and their families in Ireland, who use services ...
"We here in Ireland are not outside this struggle": the Irish Catholic Church, anti-communism and the Cold War, 1945-1965
(NUI Galway, 2018-04-03)
This project explores an understudied aspect of modern Irish Catholicism by examining the anticommunism of the Irish Catholic Church in the period from 1945 to 1965, which marked the early years of the Cold War. It looks ...