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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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...
Interrogating institutionalisation and child welfare: the Irish case, 1939 1991
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-02-20)
The topic of institutionalisation and child welfare in Ireland has garnered increasing national and international public and scholarly attention over the past twenty years. This is not an Irish phenomenon. Governments ...
Four million patients who failed to attend
(BMJ Publishing Group, 1984-08-18)
[No abstract available]
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 ...
Dangerously Empty? Hegemony and the construction of the Irish Entrepreneur
(SAGE Journals Online, 2012-03)
In this paper we build on Jones and Spicer's (2009) conceptualisation of the entrepreneur as an empty signifier. We explore the function of the signifier 'entrepreneurship' within a social context marked by crisis: Ireland ...
"They Pulled Me Through the Darkest Times": exploring the social benefits of a women's group in rural Ireland
(Social Care Ireland, 2019)
While much has been written about the importance of women’s groups in the developing world, less is known about whether such groups have relevance in western societies. In Ireland, women’s groups played a key role in ...
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 ...