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'Ah, Ireland, the caring nation': foreign aid and Irish state identity in the long 1970s
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-05)
On a plane leaving Baidoa refugee camp in Somalia in late 1992, an Arab doctor offered John O'Shea, head of the relief agency Goal, a glimpse of how the Irish were viewed in that civil war-ravaged state. ‘Ah, Ireland’, he ...
Between internationalism and empire: Ireland, the 'Like-Minded' group, and the search for a new international order, 1974-82
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-07-31)
This article examines the response of a group of small and medium-sized states to the Global South's demands for a new international economic order in the 1970s and early 1980s. Reading that experience through the eyes of ...
Humanitarian encounters: Biafra, NGOs and imaginings of the Third World in Britain and Ireland, 1967-70
(Taylor & Francis, 2014-08-21)
This article examines the influence of the Biafran humanitarian crisis on British and Irish conceptions of the Third World. Drawing on evidence from NGOs in both countries, it argues that the explosion of non-governmental ...
Migrating myths: From Greece to Nicaragua, Mexico and Ireland
(Society for Irish Latin America Studies (SILAS), 2018)
Michèle Najlis is a Nicaraguan poet associated with the Sandinista Revolution; her 1991 collection of poems Cantos de Ifigenia (Songs of Iphigenia) has had a deep and lasting impact on my academic and creative work. ...
Using comment only marking in a mathematics classroom in the Republic of Ireland: experience and learning of a student teacher
(Journal of Teacher Action Research, 2016)
Formative assessment is a well recognised and researched method of assessing student learning and understanding in the classroom. One method of formative assessment is the use of comment only marking. In this paper, a ...
Using PM2.5 concentrations to estimate the health burden from solid fuel combustion, with application to Irish and Scottish homes
(Environmental Health, 2013-06-19)
Background: This study estimates the potential population health burden from exposure to combustion-derived particulate air pollution in domestic settings in Ireland and Scotland.Methods: The study focused on solid fuel ...
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 ...
Future-proofing heritage in Ireland: community, education and stewardship
(Heritage Council, 2015)
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A strategic approach to protecting the sustainability of a natural heritage and tourism resource: the River Moy, Ireland
(Société Géographique de Liège, 2017)
This paper discusses the natural heritage of the River Moy salmon fishery in western Ireland and methods of protecting the resource from negative innovations. The latter are associated, mainly, with changes in agricultural ...
Relationships between local governance and local government and the role of the state: evidence from the Leader programme in Ireland
(Presse Universitaires de Rennes PUR, 2016)
Central states allocated responsibility for local development actions to a range of private, community and voluntary organisations in many European countries, over the past three decades. This phenomenon has been viewed ...