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  • School choice and school catchment: Post‐primary education in Galway city 

    Grimes, Seamus (Taylor & Francis, 1984)
    While research to date at the national level has adequately illustrated the nature and extent of class bias in Irish education, there has been little attempt to examine the spatial organisation of the system at the local ...
  • Non-agricultural employment in northwestern Ireland: a peripheral region in the 1970s 

    Grimes, Seamus (Geographical Society of Ireland, 1987)
    Considerable spatial variation characterized the pattern of return migration and subsequent house construction during the 1970s in the northwest. Ireland's poorest and most peripheral region. Underlying this pattern of ...
  • Agricultural policy and land tenure in an Irish marginal country 

    Grimes, Seamus (Geographical Society of Ireland, 1988)
    This paper has a twofold objective. Firstly, recent land policy both at EEC and Irish government levels is evaluated from the perspective of the small family farm in County Lcitrim. one of Ireland's most marginal farming ...
  • The Sydney Irish: a hidden ethnic group 

    Grimes, Seamus (Geographical Society of Ireland, 1988)
    The relative position of the Irish immigrant population in Australia has been radically transformed during the present century, from being the largest non-British ethnic group to one of the smallest immigrant minorities. ...
  • The distribution of economic well-being within the Northwest region 

    Grimes, Seamus (De Gruyter Open, 1989)
    For many years, geographers have concerned themselves with the spatial dimension of economic development and with the fact that the pattern of development, whether it occurs under capitalist or socialist regimes, tends ...
  • The migration link between Cois Fharraige and Portland, Maine, 1880s to 1920s 

    Grimes, Seamus; Connolly, Michael (Geographical Society of Ireland, 1989)
    From the 1880s onwards, the west coast of Ireland — particularly the Congested Districts — formed a major source area of emigration to North America. This paper focuses on part of that outflow from Cois Fharraige. west of ...
  • Impact of crime on the rural elderly 

    Breen, E.; Fogarty, G; Burke, G.; Grimes, Seamus (Irish Medical Organisation, 1990-03)
    Two hundred and seven persons over 65 years of age were interviewed to determine the impact of crime on their lives. The setting was during a much publicised series of assaults on the rural elderly in their homes. Seventy ...
  • Beyond economics: redefining development 

    Grimes, Seamus (De Gruyter Open, 1992)
    Since the short-lived interlude of impressive growth and prosperity in the 1970s, the dual scourges of involuntary emigration and high unemployment have returned to plague Irish society. Having increasingly become part ...
  • Exploiting information and communication technologies for rural development 

    Grimes, Seamus (Elsevier, 1992-07)
    This paper examines how information technology (IT) might be exploited to promote rural development; it also considers how IT impacts on the rural periphery. The appropriate adaptation of this technology for indigenous ...
  • Causes and consequences of fertility decline 

    Grimes, Seamus (De Gruyter Open, 1993)
    While there is widespread concern throughout Europe during the current period of economic recession with high levels of unemployment and the recent upsurge in refugee movements associated with the serious ethnic conflict ...
  • Low growth, falling competitiveness and high unemployment as Europe approaches the 21st century 

    Grimes, Seamus (De Gruyter Open, 1994)
    The European Council, at its meeting in Copenhagen in June 1993, reaffirmed the growth initiatives endorsed in Edinburgh the previous December and at the ECOFIN meeting in April 1993. The conclusions of the European Council ...
  • The ideology of population control in the UN draft plan for Cairo 

    Grimes, Seamus (Springer, 1994-09)
    This paper examines the influence of population control ideology on the draft plan for the UN Cairo Conference on Population and Development. It is argued that this draft plan can only be fully understood in the context ...
  • Economic well-being in the Ballymote rural area: myth and reality 

    Grimes, Seamus; O'Donohue, Brendan (Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 1996)
    Despite the many negative indicators such as falling population and high emigration which are characteristic of the Northwest, the town of Ballymote appears to be booming. In explaining this apparent contradiction, ...
  • The moral dimension of third world development 

    Grimes, Seamus (Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 1997)
    The 1987 Encyclical of Pope John Paul II, Solicitudo Rei Socialis is a most remarkable statement on the problem of development, particularly in relation to the Third World. While following the tradition of the social ...
  • Reconsidering the exclusion of metaphysics in human geography 

    Grimes, Seamus (Fabrizio Serra Editore, 1997-05)
    From its beginning as a systematic branch of knowledge, human geography was strongly influenced by developments in the other branches of the social sciences. Once a predominantly descriptive and ideographic discipline, ...
  • The event of space: geographic allusions in the phenomenological tradition 

    Strohmayer, Ulf (SAGE Publications, 1998-02)
    n this essay I analyse the role of space in key texts belonging to the tradition of phenomenology. Starting from the assumption that phenomenology is uniquely positioned to answer the epistemological challenges posed by ...
  • Geography militant: resistance and the essentialisation of identity in colonial Ireland 

    Morrissey, John (2004)
    In recent years, a growing recognition of the interconnections (in addition to the conflicts) between the worlds of the coloniser and the colonised has enabled the construction of an enhanced collection of differentiated ...
  • Quality Irish regional products and services: their promotion and marketing 

    Cawley, Mary (Social Sciences Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway and Teagasc Agricultural and Food Development Authority, 2004)
    As part of an ongoing response to the 1992 reform of the CAP and the 1993 GATT agreement, the European Commission (EC) provided support for research on the development of new markets, products and processes for agricultural ...
  • Contours of colonialism: Gaelic Ireland and the early colonial subject 

    Morrissey, John (2004)
    The sixteenth century is critical to our reading of Ireland's subsequent colonial and indeed postcolonial geographies, yet has frequently evaded considered scrutiny for a variety of reasons, including the deficiencies of ...