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  • Participative critical enquiry in graduate field-based learning 

    Reilly, Kathy; Clavin, Alma; Morrissey, John (Taylor & Francis, 2015-10-09)
    This paper outlines a critical pedagogic approach to field-based learning (FBL) at graduate level. Drawing on student experience stemming from a FBL module and as part of an MA programme in Environment, Society and ...
  • Performing marginal space: film, topology and the Petite Ceinture in Paris 

    Strohmayer, Ulf; Core, Jipé (Liminalities, 2012-09)
    Urban scholars have long accepted that analysing and understanding urban realities involves many routes: from the repertoire associated with social scientific urban studies to the more essayistic, figurative approaches ...
  • Placing Ireland's transition to a knowledge economy within a global context 

    White, Mark C.; Grimes, Seamus (Edward Elgar, 2005)
    Throughout most of the 20th century the Republic of Ireland suffered from persistently high unemployment and chronic emigration and as a result employment creation drove industrial policy. During a period of rapid growth ...
  • Planning in/for/with the Public 

    Strohmayer, Ulf (Cogitatio Press, 2016-03-18)
    Urban planning in general, and discursively motivated practices attaching to urban form in particular, are beholden in many ways to notions of a ‘public’. In fact, it would not be an exaggeration to say that urban ...
  • Podcast Steering of Independent Learning in Higher Education 

    Morrissey, John (2012)
    Podcasting in higher education is a relatively new development that emerged mainstream in the latter part of the last decade (Stoerger, 2006; Salmon and Edirisingha, 2008). Since then, academics have variously begun to ...
  • Pre-Norman fortification in eleventh and twelfth-century Ireland 

    O'Conor, Kieran; Naessens, Paul (Publications du CRAHM, Château Gaillard, Université de Caen, 2012)
    This paper examines the evolution of fortification in Connacht during the 11th and 12th centuries, prior to the arrival of theAnglo-Normans to Ireland in 1169. Our main argument is that Irish fortresses of the period, while ...
  • The prehistoric archaeology of Ireland 

    Waddell, John (Galway University Press, 1998)
    The first edition of The Prehistoric Archaeology of Ireland was published by Galway University Press (now no more) in 1998. This comprehensive survey of Irish prehistory is still a useful work of reference. This is a proof ...
  • Quality Irish regional products and services: their promotion and marketing 

    Cawley, Mary (Social Sciences Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway and Teagasc Agricultural and Food Development Authority, 2004)
    As part of an ongoing response to the 1992 reform of the CAP and the 1993 GATT agreement, the European Commission (EC) provided support for research on the development of new markets, products and processes for agricultural ...
  • Quantification of biofilm build-up in filters when intermittently loaded with low-strength synthetic wastewater 

    Healy, Mark G.; Rodgers, Michael (2011)
    Accumulation of particulate matter and microorganisms present in wastewater as biofilm on the surface of filters can lead to clogging of the media. If clogging of filters occurs, they need to be temporarily decommissioned ...
  • Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon: where the Táin Bó Cúailnge began 

    Waddell, John (Archaeology Ireland Heritage Guide No. 44, 2009)
    A summary account of the royal site of Rathcroghan famous in early Irish epic literature as the seat of Queen Maeve and the place where the great cattle raid of Cooley began. Rich in legend and archaeology, this account ...
  • Rathcroghan: a royal site in Connacht 

    Waddell, John (Journal of Irish Archaeology, 1983)
    A short study of the archaeology and mythology of the royal site of Rathcroghan, Co. Roscommon, which formed the basis for the author's monograph (with J. Fenwick and K. Barton) Rathcroghan. Archaeological and Geophysical ...
  • Reconsidering the exclusion of metaphysics in human geography 

    Grimes, Seamus (Fabrizio Serra Editore, 1997-05)
    From its beginning as a systematic branch of knowledge, human geography was strongly influenced by developments in the other branches of the social sciences. Once a predominantly descriptive and ideographic discipline, ...
  • Regimes of performance: practices of the normalised self in the neoliberal university 

    Morrissey, John (Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-07)
    Universities today inescapably find themselves part of nationally and globally competitive networks that appear firmly inflected by neoliberal concerns of rankings, benchmarking and productivity. This, of course, has in ...
  • Rindoon Castle, Co. Roscommon: a border castle on the Irish frontier. 

    O'Conor, Kieran; Naessens, Paul; Sherlock, Rory (Publications du CRAHAM, Château Gaillard, Université de Caen., 2014)
    Rindoon Castle controlled and dominated one of the best harbours along the Shannon. It was argued that a pre-Norman promontory fort never existed at Rindoon. Instead, it is suggested that these earthworks represent the ...
  • The role of headwater wetlands in altering stream flow and chemistry in a Maine, USA catchment 

    Morley, Terry R.; Reeve, Andrew S.; Calhoun, Aram J. K. (Wiley for American Water Resources Association, 2011-03-28)
    Headwater wetlands, including hillside seeps, may contribute to downstream systems disproportionately to their relatively small size. We quantified the hydrology and chemistry of headwater wetlands in a central Maine, ...
  • The rural as a return migration destination 

    Farrell, Maura; Mahon, Marie; McDonagh, John (De Gruyter Open, 2012-02-24)
    This paper investigates the phenomenon of return migration to rural areas through exploring how different conceptual approaches address issues of population return, and the significance of the rural as a return migration ...
  • The sacral landscape of Tara: a preliminary exploration 

    Newman, Conor (2011)
    In a preliminary exploration of the Tara landscape, this article examines features of the land between the twin hills of Tara and of Skreen, a broad valley through which flows the Gabhra river and now crudely divided by ...
  • School choice and school catchment: Post‐primary education in Galway city 

    Grimes, Seamus (Taylor & Francis, 1984)
    While research to date at the national level has adequately illustrated the nature and extent of class bias in Irish education, there has been little attempt to examine the spatial organisation of the system at the local ...
  • Securitizing instability: The US military and full spectrum operations 

    Morrissey, John (SAGE Publications, 2015-01-01)
    This paper examines the recent broadening of the US military’s overseas mission into what it calls ‘full spectrum operations’ and critiques how it is being enabled by what I term ‘full spectrum law’. The paper explores the ...