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  • All Together Now: A Review of the Mary Immaculate College Children’s Choir 

    Bourke, Ruth; Kenny, Ailbhe; Ní Chondúin, Máiréad (Mary Immaculate College, 2016)
    The Mary Immaculate College (MIC) Children’s Choir is a university-school-community initiative aimed at complementing and enhancing existing music education provision in primary schools. From the outset, a research and ...
  • Evaluation of the Doodle Families Literacy Programme Pilot, Dublin: Childhood Development Initiative 

    Bourke, Ruth; Higgins, Ann (Childhood Development Initiative, Dublin., 2016)
    The Doodle Families Literacy Programme was a pilot programme that was delivered in three DEIS Band 1 primary schools in Limerick during the period of April to June 2015 for First Class children and their parents. Doodle ...
  • Bedford Row Family Project: Holding the Suffering Summary Report 

    Higgins, Ann; Bourke, Ruth (Mary Immaculate College, 2017)
    The services provided by the BRFP embrace an ecological perspective (Bronfenbrenner 1979) in that they see each person, not as an isolated individual but as a member of a family and of the wider community. Consequently, ...
  • Bedford Row Family Project: Holding the Suffering 

    Higgins, Ann; Bourke, Ruth (Mary Immaculate College, 2017)
    The BRFP staff includes one full-time Project Leader, and four additional fulltime staff comprising a Social Worker, Information Officer/Hospitality Centre Leader, Family Links Social Worker and Traveller Support Worker. ...
  • Representation and Performance: Dancer (2003) 

    Flannery, Eoin (Irish Academic Press, 2011)
    Introducing the work of John Banville, Derek Hand invokes the protracted genealogy of the novel in locating the formal and thematic loci of Banville’s fictions. Hand alludes to Harold Bloom’s recent thoughts on the ...
  • Arrival and Departure: Fishing the Sloe-Black River (1994) 

    Flannery, Eoin (Irish Academic Press, 2011)
    ‘Fishing the Sloe-Black River’, the title story of McCann’s first published collection, appeared in print a year before the complete volume of stories was published by Phoenix House. The quasi-magic realist narrative was ...
  • Introduction Colum McCann and the Aesthetics of Redemption 

    Flannery, Eoin (Irish Academic Press, 2011)
    At the beginning of the RTÉ Arts Lives documentary, ‘Colum McCann – Becoming a New Yorker’ (2009), Colum McCann asks, selfconsciously, why anyone would want to follow him around with a camera and make a film about his life ...
  • Passion and Arrogance: Poetic Craft and Topographies of Remembrance in the Work of Michael Hartnett 

    Flannery, Eoin (Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, 2005)
    In his seminal study, Oral Tradition as History, Jan Vansina argues that landscape is properly viewed as a layered and richly textured depository of both individual and communal memory. The landscape is implicated in the ...
  • Language Change and Ideology in Irish Radio Advertising 

    O'Sullivan, Joan (Dublin Institute of Technology, 2016-11)
    Language ideologies have been defined as ‘sets of representations through which language is imbued with cultural meaning for a certain community’. These representations can be seen as ‘ways of understanding the world that ...
  • Limerick after the Downturn: Contemporary Demographic & Socio-Economic Geography of the Urban Area 

    McCafferty, Des; O'Keeffe, Brendan (National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, 2014-06)
    This is the third in a series of census atlases of Limerick produced over the course of the last decade by the Department of Geography in Mary Immaculate College, under commission by Limerick City Council. The latest version ...
  • Displays for the primary school classroom 

    Gardiner-Hyland, Fiodhna (Irish National Teachers Organisation, 2013-09)
    While traditionally, Irish classrooms have displayed examples of published posters and teacher-generated charts on the walls, with changing constructivist methodologies which value the involvement of pupils, further learning ...
  • Using electronic books to engage young readers 

    Gardiner-Hyland, Fiodhna (Irish National Teachers Organisation, 2013-02)
    Electronic books offer a fun, interactive, multimedia rich approach to sharing stories with children. Although teaching reading has traditionally focused on using conventional printed books, there is a growing shift ...
  • The English Grammar Profile of learner competence Methodology and key findings 

    O'Keeffe, Anne (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2017)
    The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (Council of Europe 2001a) is an established benchmark for language competence (Jones & Saville 2009). It comprises six levels of competence from A1 (lowest) ...
  • 10 ways to encourage beginning reading in an Emirati home 

    Gardiner-Hyland, Fiodhna (International Printing Press, 2011)
    Parents worldwide play a significant role in the development of their children’s reading (Trelease, 2006). Yet, the fostering of home reading practices seems to be a challenge in both the United Arab Emirates and wider ...
  • Supporting Enterprise Development In Rural Areas 

    O'Keeffe, Brendan (Teagasc, 2014-10)
    There are many types of rural areas – each with their own distinctive development needs and resource potentials. Consequently, enterprise development strategies need to avoid a ‘one size fits all approach,’ and must take ...
  • Rural Economic Development in Ireland 

    O'Keeffe, Brendan (Teagasc, 2014-10)
    Rural areas thus have been deferentially affected by the Economic Crisis. This results from an over reliance on activities based on natural resources, construction, tourism and low value added manufacturing, activities ...
  • Standard Southern British English as referee design in Irish radio advertising 

    O'Sullivan, Joan (Linguistics Journal, 2016)
    The exploitation of external as opposed to local language varieties in advertising can be associated with a history of colonization, the external variety being viewed as superior to the local (Bell 1991: 145). Although ...
  • An autoethnographic inquiry into the role of serendipity in becoming a teacher educator/ researcher 

    Morrissey, Dorothy (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2013-08-22)
    In this inquiry, the author inquires into her shifting ‘self’ as a researcher/teacher educator in teacher professional development. The ‘self’ in question is acknowledged as being historically, culturally and locally ...
  • China and India – the new powerhouses of the semi-periphery? 

    Downes, Gerard (Palgrave, 2009)
    This chapter argues that if the South American/ East Asian or state socialist model captured the post-war ‘model’ of the semi-periphery, then the post-cold war states of China and India embody a new ‘globalised’ form. ...