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  • Comments on marine litter in oceans, seas and beaches: Characteristics and impacts 

    Anfuso, G.; Lynch, Kevin; Williams, A.T.; Perales, J.A.; Pereira da Silva, J.A.; Nogueira Mendes, R.; Maanan, M.; Pretti, C.; Pranzini, E.; Winter, C.; Verdejo, E.; Ferreira, M.; Veiga, J. (JSciMed Central, 2015-06-11)
    Abstract Marine litter is observed along shorelines, pelagic, benthic marine and lake systems all around the globe. On beaches, litter creates aesthetic and related economic problems because a clean beach is one of the ...
  • Consideration of coastal risk in the Irish spatial planning process 

    Flannery, Wesley; Lynch, Kevin; Ó Cinnéide, Micheál (Elsevier, 2014-11-29)
    The vulnerability of coastal areas to associated hazards is increasing due to population growth, development pressure and climate change. It is incumbent on coastal governance regimes to address the vulnerability of coastal ...
  • Continuity, cult and contest 

    Waddell, John (Four Courts Press, 2011)
    The degree to which pagan traditions influenced early medieval Irish literature has been the subject of some debate. The phrase a window on the Iron Age once encapsulated a view that epic tales in particular depicted a ...
  • Contours of colonialism: Gaelic Ireland and the early colonial subject 

    Morrissey, John (2004)
    The sixteenth century is critical to our reading of Ireland's subsequent colonial and indeed postcolonial geographies, yet has frequently evaded considered scrutiny for a variety of reasons, including the deficiencies of ...
  • Cost competitive places: shifting fortunes and the closure of Dell's manufacturing facility in Ireland 

    Grimes, Seamus; Collins, Patrick (2011)
    In the early days of 2009 the city of Limerick in the mid-west region of Ireland was dealt a massive blow by the PC manufacturer Dell. After months, if not years, of speculation, the company had finally decided to move all ...
  • The Cultural and Environmental Impact of Large Dams in Southeast Turkey 

    Ronayne, Maggie (National University of Ireland, Galway and Kurdish Human Rights Project, 2005)
    This study of the cultural and environmental impacts of large dams in Southeast Turkey brings together evidence from and interviews with people affected by hydroelectric dam projects planned for the Munzur, Tigris and ...
  • Cultural geographies of the contact zone: Gaels, Galls and overlapping territories in late medieval Ireland 

    Morrissey, John (2005)
    In writing about the social and cultural geographies of the past, we frequently reinforce notions of difference by using neatly delineated ethnic terms of reference that often superscribe the complexities of reality on the ...
  • The distribution of economic well-being within the Northwest region 

    Grimes, Seamus (De Gruyter Open, 1989)
    For many years, geographers have concerned themselves with the spatial dimension of economic development and with the fact that the pattern of development, whether it occurs under capitalist or socialist regimes, tends ...
  • Dynamics of sediment storage and release on aeolian dune slip faces: A field study in Jericoacoara, Brazil 

    Farrell, Eugene (Journal of Geophysical Research, 2015-09-25)
    Sediment transport on the lee sides of aeolian dunes involves a combination of grain-fall deposition on the upper portion of the slip face until a critical angle is exceeded, transport of a portion of those sediments down ...
  • Economic well-being in the Ballymote rural area: myth and reality 

    Grimes, Seamus; O'Donohue, Brendan (Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 1996)
    Despite the many negative indicators such as falling population and high emigration which are characteristic of the Northwest, the town of Ballymote appears to be booming. In explaining this apparent contradiction, ...
  • Editorial 

    FitzPatrick, Elizabeth (Royal Irish Academy, 2009)
  • The elusive image 

    Waddell, John (Wordwell, 2009)
    It is now possible to identify one symbol in Celtic La Tène art found in Continental Europe and in prehistoric Britain and Ireland that appears to be an expression of a complex religious cosmology. This is the elusive (and ...
  • The emerging dynamic structure of national innovation studies: a bibliometric analysis 

    Sun, Yutao; Grimes, Seamus (Springer Verlag, 2016-10-26)
    The state is still the significant unit for innovative studies during the age of R&D globalization and innovation regionalization. Using the bibliometric method, this paper attempts to provide a comprehensive picture of ...
  • The event of space: geographic allusions in the phenomenological tradition 

    Strohmayer, Ulf (SAGE Publications, 1998-02)
    n this essay I analyse the role of space in key texts belonging to the tradition of phenomenology. Starting from the assumption that phenomenology is uniquely positioned to answer the epistemological challenges posed by ...
  • Excavation at 'Dathi's Mound', Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon 

    Waddell, John (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1988)
    The partial excavation of the embanked mound and standing stone known as 'Dathi's Mound' at the royal site of Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon, confirmed that the mound had been cut from a natural gravel ridge. It also revealed ...
  • Exploiting information and communication technologies for rural development 

    Grimes, Seamus (Elsevier, 1992-07)
    This paper examines how information technology (IT) might be exploited to promote rural development; it also considers how IT impacts on the rural periphery. The appropriate adaptation of this technology for indigenous ...
  • The fetch effect on aeolian sediment transport on a sandy beach: a case study from Magilligan Strand, Northern Ireland 

    Lynch, Kevin; Jackson, Derek W. T.; Cooper, J. Andrew G. (Wiley, 2016-04-22)
    Experiments were conducted on Magilligan Strand, Northern Ireland, to assess the influence of the fetch effect on aeolian sediment transport. During each experiment surface sediments were uniformly dry and unhindered by ...
  • Field characterization of three-dimensional lee-side airflow patterns under offshore winds at a beach-dune system 

    Delgado-Fernandez, Irene; Jackson, Derek W. T.; Cooper, J. Andrew G.; Baas, Andreas C. W.; Beyers, J. H. Meiring; Lynch, Kevin (American Geophysical Union, 2013-05-22)
    Characterization of three-dimensional (3D) airflow remains elusive within a variety of environments and is particularly challenging over complex dune topography. Previous work examining airflow over and in the lee of dunes ...
  • Field-based learning: the challenge of practising participatory knowledge 

    Morrissey, John; Clavin, Alma; Reilly, Kathy (Taylor & Francis, 2013-05-14)
    In 2009, Geography at National University of Ireland, Galway, launched a new taught master's programme, the MA in Environment, Society and Development. The vision for the programme was to engage students in the analysis ...
  • Foredune accretion under offshore winds 

    Cooper, J. Andrew G.; Jackson, Derek W. T.; Lynch, Kevin (Elsevier, 2007)
    Experiments carried out at Magilligan Strand on the north coast of Ireland suggest that topographic steering of offshore winds is an important facet of the aeolian sediment transport system at this location. A five-day ...