Recent Submissions

  • Lone parents and activation, what works and why: a review of the international evidence in the Irish context 

    Millar, Michelle; Crosse, Rosemary (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. ...
  • Review of the Children First Basic Level Training and Keeping Safe Training programmes 

    Reddy, John; Devaney, Carmel; McGreogor, Caroline (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2014-04)
    TUSLA, the Child and Family Agency (the Agency) is1 committed to ensuring the child protection and welfare training provided is designed and delivered in a responsive and effective manner to all who receive it. Two ...
  • Practitioner guide to literature review: permanence and stability for children in care 

    Moran, Lisa; McGregor, Caroline; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, The National University of Ireland, Galway, 2016-06)
    The purpose of this guide is to provide key messages from the main literature review for practitioners who wish to use the literature for report writing, court, case conferences and similar work processes. This guide ...
  • ‘Hoping for a Better Tomorrow’: a process study evaluation of the Greater Tomorrow Crèche and Ballyhaunis Community Preschool Services, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo. 

    Moran, Lisa; Garrity, Sheila; Mc Gregor, Caroline; Devaney, Carmel (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2016)
    This report presents the results of a qualitative, process study evaluation of the Ballyhaunis Community Preschool and ‘Greater Tomorrow’ crèche services, conducted by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre (UCFRC), ...
  • Scoping review of international and Irish literature on outcomes for permanence and stability for children in care 

    Moran, Lisa; Devaney, Carmel; McGregor, Caroline; Reddy, John (UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2016)
    This document aims to inform evidence-based practice in outcomes for children in care by synthesising and critically analysing Irish and international research literature. In particular, it aims to offer practitioners a ...
  • ConsEnSus: consumption, environment and sustainability 

    Davies, Anna R.; Fahy, Frances; Rau, Henrike; Devaney, Laura; Doyle, Ruth; Heisserer, Barabara; Hynes, Michael; Lavelle, Mary Jo; Pape, Jessica (EPA Ireland, 2015)
    Sustainable consumption is generally conceived as the use of goods and services that respond to basic needs and bring a better quality of life, while minimising the use of natural resources, toxic materials, and emissions ...
  • The Opportunity of Equality 

    BYRNE, Anne (Roscommon Women's Network, 2014)
    The Opportunity of Equality , forward to WINDOW project report,  (Women Initiating Development Opportunities for Women), Roscommon Women s Network, April 2014 
  • Strategies of Resilience: co-operation in Irish Farming 

    Macken-Walsh, Áine; Byrne, Anne (Teagasc, 2014)
    Ireland's family farming heritage holds crucial elements of rural sustainability - established networks of social support; cultural traditions resourcing ethno-industries such as tourism and craft; and localised human-ecological ...
  • Public goods: from market efficiency to democratic effectiveness 

    Khoo, Su-ming (Commonwealth Secretariat, 2014)
    This contribution examines the concept of public goods,responding to calls to rethink public goods given a changedcontext (Desai, 2003: 73) and widening global scope (Kaulet al, 2003; Kaul, 2006). The first section explores ...