Browsing College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies by Subject "Farming"
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(Rowman and Littlefield, 2014)Women on Irish farms have been a subject of feminist analysis over the past two decades. Salient themes in the literature on farm women have been the constraints of patriarchal agriculture (O'Hara 1997; Shortall, 2004), ...
The roles of financial threat, social support, work stress and mental distress in dairy farmers' expectations of injury (Frontiers Media, 2016-06-21)Farming is dangerous, with fatalities among the highest in any occupation. Farmers often work alone, for long hours, with unreliable equipment and in difficult weather conditions with hazardous chemicals and livestock. In ...
(Teagasc, 2018-05-24)Research from NUI Galway looks at the complex and deeply emotional relationships older farmers have with their farms, and the impact this has on family farm transfer.