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How well are Europe's rural businesses connected to the digital economy?
(Taylor and Francis, 2004-09)
As economic activity becomes increasingly globalized, partly by means of new information and communication technologies (ICTs), one of the key expectations of European policy-makers was that businesses in rural regions, ...
The role of telematics in integrating Ireland into Europe's information society
(Taylor & Francis, 2002)
This article is an evaluation of Ireland’s participation in the Telematics Applications Programme (TAP), which was part of the European Commission’s Fourth Framework Programme for the period 1994–1998. TAP was primarily ...
Wireless Valley, Silicon Wadi and Digital Island - Helsinki, Tel Aviv and Dublin and the new economy GPN
Hyper-capitalism in global information and communication technology (ICT) markets during the late 1990s created a new global production network, shaped by multinational corporations, international capital flows, and a ...
The rural as a return migration destination
(De Gruyter Open, 2012-02-24)
This paper investigates the phenomenon of return migration to rural areas through exploring how different conceptual approaches address issues of population return, and the significance of the rural as a return migration ...
Consideration of coastal risk in the Irish spatial planning process
The vulnerability of coastal areas to associated hazards is increasing due to population growth, development pressure and climate change. It is incumbent on coastal governance regimes to address the vulnerability of coastal ...
The distribution of economic well-being within the Northwest region
(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 ...
Irish chefs and restaurants in the geography of 'local' food value chains
Restaurant chefs and owners have a potentially influential role to play in promoting the use of local foods and supporting producers. Indeed chefs are taste makers, and their conceptualization of local food can influence ...
Local governance and sustainable rural development: Ireland's experience in an EU context
(Univerza v Mariboru, Filozofska Fakulteta, 2009)
This paper discusses the role of local governance partnerships in promoting sustainable rural development with reference to EU policy over the past two decades. Ireland’s experience is presented as an example. From the ...
Four million patients who failed to attend
(BMJ Publishing Group, 1984-08-18)
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