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Genotypic characterisation and cluster analysis of campylobacter jejuni isolates from domestic pets, human clinical cases and retail food
(Springer Nature, 2011-01-01)
The genetic similarity of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from pets, compared to human clinical cases and retail food isolates collected in Ireland over 2001-2006 was investigated by cluster analysis of pulsed-field gel ...
Increasing trends in atonic postpartum haemorrhage in ireland: an 11-year population-based cohort study
Objective To derive nationally representative incidence rates of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), and to investigate trends associated with method of delivery, blood transfusion and morbidly adherent placenta (accreta, percreta ...
Body mass index and health service utilisation in the older population: results from the irish longitudinal study on ageing
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-11-06)
Background: obesity is associated with higher healthcare costs in older people; however, estimates are predominantly based on the use of primary and secondary services. Our objective was to estimate the effect of overweight ...
Exploring the construction of the irish mammy in ‘mrs brown’s boys’
(John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2018-01-01)
This paper explores how the cultural concept of the Irish Mammy is portrayed in the popular television comedy series 'Mrs Brown's Boys'. Considering the historicity and cultural aspects surrounding essential views of ...
An assessment of bird species within irish agricultural landscapes using the field boundary evaluation and grading system
(Informa UK Limited, 2010-01-01)
Capsule The Field Boundary Evaluation and Grading System (FBEGS) is a useful predictor of bird populations found in field boundaries located in southeast Ireland. Aims To assess the potential of FBEGS to evaluate the ...
Monitoring temporal changes in the early phase of an invasion: undaria pinnatifida (harvey) suringar using the abundance and distribution range method
(Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre Oy (REABIC), 2017-01-01)
The status of the Asian kelp Undaria pinnatifida, was determined using the abundance and distribution range method during a rapid assessment survey. This kelp was first found on the northeast coast of Ireland at Carrickfergus ...
The influence of partial public reimbursement on vaccination uptake in the older population: a cross-sectional study
(Springer Nature, 2015-02-05)
Background: Flu vaccination is recommended annually for high risk groups. However, in Ireland, free access to vaccination is not universal for those in high risk groups; the vaccine and consultation are only free for those ...
An exploration of strategies used by older people to obtain information about health- and social care services in the community
Purpose To explore the strategies used by older people living in Ireland to obtain information about community health and social services. Methods A qualitative exploratory design was used. Focus groups (n = 3) were conducted ...
Quantifying the influence of surface water–groundwater interaction on nutrient flux in a lowland karst catchment
(Copernicus GmbH, 2016-06-01)
Nutrient contamination of surface waters and groundwaters is an issue of growing importance as the risks associated with agricultural run-off escalate due to increasing demands on global food production. In this study, the ...
Policy drivers of farm succession and inheritance
(Elsevier BV, 2017-02-01)