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Beyond economics: redefining development
(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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Economic well-being in the Ballymote rural area: myth and reality
(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, ...
Military participation and moral authority: women's political participation in Nicaragua, 1975-1995
(Women's Studies Centre, University College Galway, 1995)
The growth of a dynamic and assertive constituency of women in Nicaragua is inseparable from the most recent phase of 'Sandinismo' in Nicaraguan history. An examination of the complex and ever-changing relationship between ...
The Irish Sea in Prehistory
(Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1992)
The role of the Irish Sea in the study of past contacts between Ireland and Britain is reviewed. Analysis of a selection of distribution maps relating to the period c. 4000 B.C. to c. 500 B.C. suggests the possibility of ...
The Bronze Age Burials of Ireland
(Galway University Press, 1990)
A county-by-county survey of Irish Bronze Age burials recorded up to the mid 1980s
Why read the classics?
(The Irish Times, 1999-07-17)
The collapse of the Gaelic world, 1450-1650.
(Irish Historical Studies Publications, 1999)