Recent Submissions

  • How ageing and quality of life is influenced by social relationships: An exploration of rural midlife women in Ireland 

    Herbert, Alison (Fakulta Socialnich Studii, Masarykova Univerzita, 2018)
    The aim of this article is to examine and contribute to the existing body of knowledge on gendered rural ageing by exploring, from a lifecourse perspective, the pivotal role of social relationships in shaping the quality ...
  • Promoting children's welfare through Family Support 

    Devaney, Carmel (Routledge, 2017-02-16)
    [No abstract available]
  • MixedEmotions: An open-source toolbox for multi-modal emotion analysis 

    Buitelaar, Paul; Wood, Ian D.; Negi, Sapna; Arcan, Mihael; McCrae, John P.; Abele, Andrejs; Robin, Cécile; Andryushechkin, Vladimir; Ziad, Housam; Sagha, Hesam; Schmitt, Maximilian; Schuller, Björn W.; Sánchez-Rada, J. Fernando; Iglesias, Carlos A.; Navarro, Carlos; Giefer, Andreas; Heise, Nicolaus; Masucci, Vincenzo; Danza, Francesco A.; Caterino, Ciro; Smrž, Pavel; Hradiš, Michal; Povolný, Filip; Klimeš, Marek; Matějka, Pavel; Tummarello, Giovanni (IEEE, 2018-01-25)
    Recently, there is an increasing tendency to embed the functionality of recognizing emotions from the user generated contents, to infer richer profile about the users or contents, that can be used for various automated ...
  • Tusla's programme for prevention, partnership and family support: Children's participation work package final report: Key findings 

    Tierney, Edel; Kennan, Danielle; Forkan, Cormac; Brady, Bernadine; Jackson, Rebecca (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    [No abstract available]
  • Tusla's programme for prevention, partnership and family support: Children's participation work package final report 

    Tierney, Edel; Kennan, Danielle; Forkan, Cormac; Brady, Bernadine; Jackson, Rebecca (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2018-09)
    Introduction 1.1 Background to the Overall Study. The Development and Mainstreaming Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) is a programme of action being undertaken by Tusla, the Child and Family ...
  • Outcomes for permanence and stability for children in care in Ireland: implications for practice 

    Devaney, Carmel; McGregor, Caroline; Moran, Lisa (Oxford University Press, 2018-09-24)
    This paper reports on a qualitative study of outcomes for permanence and stability for children in long-term care in Ireland. The aim of this research was to inform social work practitioners on how to enhance stability and ...
  • Meitheal and child and family support networks process and outcomes: pilot study 

    Rodriguez, Leonor; Cassidy, Anne; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    This document reports on the fi ndings of the Meitheal and Child and Family Support Networks (CFSN) Process and Outcomes Pilot Study. This study was carried out between October and November 2016 to evaluate the appropriateness ...
  • Parenting support and parental participation work package final report: Tusla's programme for prevention, partnership and family support 

    Crosse, Rosemary; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    The Development and Mainstreaming Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) is a programme of action being undertaken by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, as part of its National Service Delivery ...
  • Parental participation: overall survey findings 

    Crosse, Rosemary; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    The Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) Programme is a comprehensive programme of early intervention and preventative work which is being undertaken by Tusla, Ireland’s Child and Family Agency, with the ...
  • Parenting support and parental participation: qualitative interview findings 

    Crosse, Rosemary; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    The Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) Programme is a comprehensive programme of early intervention and preventative work which is being undertaken by Tusla, Ireland’s Child and Family Agency with the ...
  • Report of parental participation seed-funded projects 

    Crosse, Rosemary; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-01)
    The Parental Participation Project is an initiative of the Parenting strand of the Atlantic Philanthropies, Ireland–funded Prevention Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) programme of work. Tusla – Child and Family ...
  • Meitheal and child and family support networks final report: Tusla’s programme for prevention, partnership and family support 

    Rodriguez, Leonor; Cassidy, Anne; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    The Development and Mainstreaming Programme for Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) is a programme of action being undertaken by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, as part of its National Service Delivery ...
  • A retrospective study of the Meitheal model 

    Cassidy, Anne; Rodriguez, Leonor; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-07)
    This report presents findings on a retrospective study of the experiences of parents1 and Lead Practitioners who participated in Meitheals initiated prior to 2017. This is complementary to the Meitheal Process and ...
  • The child and family support networks research study 

    Cassidy, Anne; Rodriguez, Leonor; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    Child and Family Support Networks (CFSNs) are multi-agency networks that are in the process of being established in each Tusla Integrated Service Area (ISA).1 Their purpose is to support Tusla’s aim of developing an ...
  • Second report of the parenting support champions regional learning group 

    Crosse, Rosemary; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-03)
    This research is part of a study to examine the process and implementation of the Parenting Support Champions Project, which is one element of the Parenting Support and Parental Participation Work Package. This work is ...
  • Tusla's parenting support champions project: process, implementation and outcomes 

    Crosse, Rosemary; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2018-09)
    The Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) Programme is a comprehensive programme of early intervention and preventative work which is being undertaken by Tusla – Child and Family Agency in Ireland with the ...
  • Meitheal and child and family support networks - process and outcomes study 

    Rodriguez, Leonor; Cassidy, Anne; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NatiNUI Galway, 2018-09)
    This report presents research on the Meitheal and Child and Family Support Network (CFSN) model.1 The research has three components – (1) the Meitheal Process and Outcomes study, (2) findings on the Child and Family ...
  • Automatic taxonomy generation: a use-case in the legal domain 

    Robin, Cécile; O'Neill, James; Buitelaar, Paul (LTC'17, 8th Language & Technology Conference, 2017-11-17)
    A key challenge in the legal domain is the adaptation and representation of the legal knowledge expressed through texts, in order for legal practitioners and researchers to access this information more easily and faster ...
  • Teanga: a linked data based platform for natural language processing 

    Ziad, Housam; McCrae, John Philip; Buitelaar, Paul (Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2018), 2018-05-07)
    In this paper, we describe Teanga, a linked data based platform for natural language processing (NLP). Teanga enables the use of many NLP services from a single interface, whether the need was to use a single service or ...
  • How (not) to do public policy: Water charges and local property tax 

    O'Leary, Jim (The Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway, 2018-09-12)
    Two of the most contentious measures introduced as part of the severe fiscal consolidation necessitated by Ireland’s recent economic and financial crisis were the Local Property Tax and water charges. The two measures ...

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