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    • Industrial development in Gaeltacht areas - the work of Údarás na Gaeltachta 

      Keane, Michael J.; Cawley, Mary; Ó Cinnèide, Míchèal (Swansea University, Department of Geography, 1983)
      [No abstract available]
    • 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 ...
    • Four million patients who failed to attend 

      Cawley, Mary; Stevens, Fiona (BMJ Publishing Group, 1984-08-18)
      [No abstract available]
    • 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 ...
    • Population change in the Republic of Ireland 1981-1991: trends and spatial patterns 

      Cawley, Mary (Universite de Lille I (Sciences et Technologies), 1992)
      Demographic trends in the Republic of Ireland have gradually moved closer to Western European norms during the past two decades. Birth rates have continued to fall and internal migration flows have become diversified. ...
    • 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, ...
    • Geography under threat in Irish second-level education 

      Cawley, Mary (Taylor & Francis, 1998)
      Recent Department of Education recommendations for a revised second-level junior cycle programme in the Republic of Ireland omitted geography from its established position in the core curriculum. This paper describes the ...
    • 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 ...