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Failure, guilt, confession, redemption? Revisiting unpublished research through a psychosocial lens (Pre-published version)
(The Association for Psychological Studies, 2017)
This article offers some critical reflections on a case of failure to bring a qualitative research project to completion and publication earlier in the author’s career. Possible explanations are considered in light of ...
Football’s 'coming out' : Soccer and homophobia in England’s tabloid press .
(Media International Australia, 2011)
This article examines the current contradictory discourses on homosexuality and soccer within the British (specifically English) newspaper media. While support ostensibly is given in the press to the eradication of homophobia ...
Community Radio in Ireland (Pre-Published Version)
(Sage Publications Inc., 2011)
Migration, Masculinity and the Fugitive State of Mind in the Irish Emigrant Footballer Autobiography: the Case of Paul McGrath
(Asociación Española de Estudios Irlandeses, 2010)
The ‘confessional’ autobiography has become a popular variant of professional football autobiography in Britain. Co-written ‘autobiographies’ by prominent former emigrant Irish or Irish descended international footballers ...
New Technologies and the Facilitation of Participation in Community Radio.(Pre-Published Version)
This paper investigates the extent to which Irish community radio stations use new technologies to facilitate the participation of members of their communities in programme production, station management and in the ...
Antihero as National Icon? The Contrariness of Roy Keane as Fantasy Embodiment of the ‘New Ireland’.
(Peter Lang Ltd,International Academic Publishers., 2010)
'Against the rest': fanzines and alternative music cultures in Ireland
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2015)
This thesis investigates the role of fanzines in developing music communities in Ireland. It explores these fan-produced texts from the emergence of the first Irish punk fanzines in 1977 to the present, questioning their ...
Religion, values, and secularization in Europe: a multilevel. cross-national, comparative analysis of the European Values Study Data
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2017)
This thesis examines the relationship between religion and values through an analysis of the four waves of the European Values Study 1981 -2008. The thesis engages with key conceptualisations and theorisations of the ...
Standard Southern British English as referee design in Irish radio advertising
(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 ...