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The migration link between Cois Fharraige and Portland, Maine, 1880s to 1920s
(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
(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 ...
Dynamics of sediment storage and release on aeolian dune slip faces: A field study in Jericoacoara, Brazil
(Journal of Geophysical Research, 2015-09-25)
Sediment transport on the lee sides of aeolian dunes involves a combination of grain-fall deposition on the upper portion of the slip face until a critical angle is exceeded, transport of a portion of those sediments down ...
School choice and school catchment: Post‐primary education in Galway city
(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 ...
Low growth, falling competitiveness and high unemployment as Europe approaches the 21st century
(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 ...
Interview with Séamus Grimes, Emeritus Professor, NUI Galway, Ireland
(IDATE DigiWorld, 2017)
[No abstract available}
Big Pharma's internationalization of R&D to China
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-04-18)
China's increasing integration into the global pharmaceutical value chain is occurring at a time when big pharma's traditional R&D model has entered a period of crisis, and when China faces significant challenges in providing ...
Implications of China's on-going dependence on foreign technology
This paper examines the on-going high level of dependency of China's economy on foreign sources of technology during the period since accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Because this dependency is a major cause ...
Book review: Human Incumbrances: Political Violence and the Great Irish Famine
(SAGE Publications, 2012-11-15)
In 1860, the Irish nationalist writer John Mitchell avowed that ‘The Almighty, indeed, sent the potato blight, but the English created the famine’ (from The Last Conquest of Ireland (Perhaps)). The aphorism quickly became ...
Non-agricultural employment in northwestern Ireland: a peripheral region in the 1970s
(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 ...