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Ageing in changing community contexts: cross-border perspectives from rural Ireland and Northern Ireland
Ongoing demographic, social, economic and cultural changes point to the dynamic and continually changing contexts of rural areas in Ireland and Northern Ireland. However, the influence of such changes on the lives of older ...
Exploring Community Perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas
This paper aims to explore, for the first time, community perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Design/methodology/approach The ...
The role of business process redesign in creating e-government in Ireland
The growth and popularity of e-commerce has both challenged and enabled public sector organizations to redefine their levels of service. E-government provides unparalleled opportunities for governments to streamline ...
Participatory action research with and within community activist groups: Capturing the collective experience of Ireland's Community and Voluntary Pillar in social partnershiprganisations in Ireland,
(SAGE Journals, 2012-07-18)
This paper advances knowledge of roles played by Civil Society Organisations (CSO s) when negotiating the shift from boom time public expenditure to a programme of austerity. The study focuses on the Republic of Ireland, ...
Is rural Ireland a good place in which to grow old?
(First Trusk Bank, 2010-12)
The theme of ageing in rural areas has gained increasing attention from policy makers and researchers in the last few decades in a situation where older people now often comprise a disproportionately larger share of ...
Implementing e-government in Ireland: a roadmap for success.
(IGI Global, 2003-10)
E-government provides unparalleled opportunities for governments to streamline processes and improve customer service. As a result, achieving successful citizen centric e-government has become a key concern for many ...
Exploring geographic variation in corporate broadband adoption; evidence from Irish small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs)
We explore the context-speci c determinants of broadband takeup among small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs), attempting to shed some light on the sources of the considerable geographic variation in particular. We ...
A Green Agenda for the Irish Renewable Energy Sector
The Role of MNCs in Knowledge Accumulation, Absorption and Utilization in Indigenous Irish firms: A case study of the Galway Medical Technology Cluster
This study examines the multifaceted role of MNCs in capabilities development of indigenous firms within a high-tech industrial cluster. The paper explores how MNCs and indigenous firms are involved in producing related ...