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Aran Islands, western Ireland: farming history and environmental change reconstructed from field surveys, historical sources, and pollen analyses
(Eagle Hill Institute, 2019)
The Aran Islands are exceptional cultural landscapes at the Atlantic fringe of Europe. They are strongly influenced by human settlement and small-scale farming that is still pursued according to traditional practices. ...
Geography under threat in Irish second-level education
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
Recent Department of Education recommendations for a revised second-level junior cycle programme in the Republic of Ireland omitted geography from its established position in the core curriculum. This paper describes the ...
Regional imagery and Irish tourism promotion
Regional images may be defined as representations of places which consist of one or more of a variety of elements which may include people, landscapes, flora or animals (Gold and Ward, 1994; Kneafsey, 1997). Sound, when ...
Population change in the Republic of Ireland 1981-1991: trends and spatial patterns
(Universite de Lille I (Sciences et Technologies), 1992)
Demographic trends in the Republic of Ireland have gradually moved closer to Western European norms during the past two decades. Birth rates have continued to fall and internal migration flows have become diversified. ...
Petrarch goes west: translation and the literary canon
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-08)
This article addresses the translation of Petrarch's work on the Western fringes of Europe demonstrating how the appropriation and transformation of the European literary canon served domestic ends in Ireland in the ...
A voyage into Catholicism: Irish travel to Italy in the nineteenth century
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-05-19)
The analysis of travel writing and Italy has often focused on the beauty, the history and the heritage of the country; this essay argues that religion was a key element in depictions of the country and that this was ...
'Oweynagat', Rathcroghan, Co, Roscommon, and associated karst features
(Speleological Union of Ireland, 1997-11)
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Labour and education-related migration in the age of globalisation: new links between Brazil and Ireland
(Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2018-12-22)
International migration over great distances is one expression of increased global connectivity. Migration between Brazil and Ireland since the late 1990s illustrates three well-recognised contemporary flows: recruitment ...
Innovative initiatives: targeting the declining science enrollments in Ireland
(The New Zealand Annual Review of Education, 2006)
At the time of economic growth in Ireland, declining numbers of students enrolling in the sciences is emerging as an educational concern. Using a 2002 Government of Ireland commissioned report on science: The Task Force ...
Parenting in Direct Provision: Parents' Perspectives Regarding Stresses and Supports
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-04-23)
The Irish direct provision system for asylum seekers is acknowledged as providing a very challenging and exclusionary living environment for adults and children. To date, there has been little research focused specifically ...