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The economics of childhood disabilities in Ireland with a particular focus on using mixed methods to examine the economics of child and adolescent autism spectrum disorders
(NUI Galway, 2020-05)
Increased rates in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has led to escalating demands for services across a number of sectors including health, social care, education and social welfare etc. In Ireland, the ...
A critical exploration of intercultural education in a post-primary school in Ireland with particular reference to travellers
(NUI Galway, 2020-09-09)
This dissertation is about intercultural education in a post-primary school setting and Travellers’ experiences of education. Based within one very diverse post-primary DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools, ...
The context and circumstances of early sexual initiation among adolescents in Ireland: A mixed methods investigation
(NUI Galway, 2020-08-25)
Adolescents who initiate sexual intercourse at early ages may be at a heightened risk of negative sexual health outcomes at the time of first sex and later in life. In the case of Ireland, there is inadequate knowledge ...
John McGahern's house of vision: From darkness to the rising sun
(NUI Galway, 2020-11-17)
John McGahern (1934-2006) believed that books could act as mirrors. They can also act as windows on the world. Such windows, however, necessarily frame our fields of vision, alter and shape our perspectives. Far from being ...
Archaeological watermarks: Settlement, landscape and seasonal flooding in historical Ireland
(NUI Galway, 2020-09-21)
Turloughs are karst wetland ecosystems that are virtually unique to Ireland. They are intermittently inundated on an annual basis, mainly from groundwater. This thesis concerns the interaction of past communities with the ...