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Configuring Irishness through coaching films: Peil (1962) and Christy Ring (1964)
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-12)
The sports coaching film has a long history, dating from at least 1932 with the production of Paulette McDonagh s How I Play Cricket which featured the legendary Don Bradman. However, coaching films dedicated to indigenous ...
Developing (Tele)work? A multi-level sociotechnical perspective of telework in Ireland
The ubiquitous nature and use of technology in contemporary societies continues to transform lives and work environments. At the same time, transport continues to be a major source of harmful emissions. Telework has been ...
Bridging the gap: Using Veerman and Van Yperen's (2007) framework to conceptualise and develop evidence informed practice in an Irish youth work organisation
While there is considerable support among the policy, practice and academic communities for the idea that practice in youth work should be based on evidence, Veerman and Van Yperen (2007) highlight the fact that little ...
Institutionalised for poverty: women's rights and child welfare in the Ireland, 1922-1996
While referring to all citizens of the Republic, the oft-cited reference to the 1916 Proclamation and cherishing all the children of the nation equally holds much relevance when discussing the institutionalisation of ...
Guest Editors’ Introduction
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
[No abstract available]
Letters to Italy: translation and religion in nineteenth-century Ireland
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
The analysis of translation activity in particular societies and contexts can often focus on published texts and literary works. In nineteenth-century Ireland, such an approach would only capture a proportion of translation ...
Lone parents and activation, what works and why: a review of the international evidence in the Irish context
(UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2016-09)
This research sought to discover those policies, programmes and practices which enable lone parents to engage in employment which will lead to adequate living standards and improved well-being for them and their children. ...
Contemporary Research in Irish Education: Volume 3: Book of abstracts of the 5th Annual Postgraduate Research Seminar
(School of Education, NUI Galway, 2016-04-06)
We are delighted to welcome you to the annual Postgraduate Research Seminar of the School of Education, NUI Galway. A central part of the School of Education’s recurrent Research Seminar Series, this annual research ...
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 ...
The last kings of Ireland: material expressions of Gaelic lordship c.1300-1400 A.D.
During the later medieval period in Ireland, Gaelic lords continued to publicly identify themselves as immediate descendants of kings through carefully chosen elements of material culture. Evocations of Gaelic kingship in ...