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  • Exploring Community Perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas 

    Walsh, Kieran; O'Shea, Eamon; Scharf, Thomas (Emerald, 2012-02)
    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 ...
  • Impact of crime on the rural elderly 

    Breen, E.; Fogarty, G; Burke, G.; Grimes, Seamus (Irish Medical Organisation, 1990-03)
    Two hundred and seven persons over 65 years of age were interviewed to determine the impact of crime on their lives. The setting was during a much publicised series of assaults on the rural elderly in their homes. Seventy ...
  • The Place of Hunting in Rural Ireland 

    Scallan, David (2012-03-20)
    Recreational hunting activities occupy an uneasy position in contemporary rural space. Framed by global developments and changes in the sociocultural, political and economic fabric of rural societies, we are also witnessing, ...
  • What are the perspectives on ageing of mid-life women in rural Ireland? 

    Herbert, Alison (2017-02-15)
    Adopting a lifecourse perspective, this exploratory study examines what rural ageing means to mid-life women (45-65 years of age) in Connemara. Gaps in existing research coupled with divergence between theoretical and ...
  • Worldviews apart? Perceptions of place among rural, farm and urban young people in Ireland. 

    McGrath, Brian; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (Irish Youth Work Centre, 2007)
    In this paper, we report findings from a national survey of 8,316 Irish young people in 2002,which reveals the ways in which socio-spatial context impacts on young people's perceptions of the places in which they live and ...