Irish Examiner – ‘Farmers’ Yards’ to promote social inclusion
Whitaker Institute members Dr Shane Conway and Dr Maura Farrell are working on setting up ‘Farmers’ Yards’. With over one-third of Irish farmers now aged over 65, the new project is working to establish a dedicated social organisation for older farmers. More from the Irish Examiner.
RTÉ Brainstorm – Is Ireland too dependant on corporation tax?
Whitaker Institute member Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at Ireland’s dependency on corporation tax. Is Ireland too dependant on corporation tax? Analysis: while corporation tax returns have surged in recent years, there are several risks associated with depending on this windfall Corporation… | Read on »
RTÉ Brainstorm – Why are legal costs in Ireland so high?
Whitaker Institute member Dr Rónán Kennedy’s recently published article for RTÉ Brainstorm on why legal costs in Ireland are so high, is now available to listen to as a podcast. Listen here.
That’sFarming.com – NUIG proposes marts could establish social groups for older farmers
Whitaker Institute members Dr Shane Conway and Dr Maura Farrell are spearheading a project to establish a dedicated social organisation for the older generation of the farming community called Farmer’s Yards. More from Thatsfarming.com.
A study compiled by Whitaker Institute member Dr Tom Gillespie, reveals used car prices are 63.7pc more than they were before Covid-19. More from Independent.ie and Irish Examiner.
The Irish Times – Hybrid working is the new norm — even if nobody is sure exactly what it means
A recent article from The Irish Times features findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions recent National Remote Working Survey. The article looks at the future of hybrid working. Read more here. To read more about the findings from the National Remote Working Survey, click here.
RTÉ Brainstorm – Why are prices in Ireland so high?
Whitaker Institute member Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management Cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at the price of goods and services in Ireland, which are substantially above the EU average. Why are prices in Ireland so high? Analysis: Ireland’s high prices are not a recent phenomenon and they’ve… | Read on »
Dr Christine Domegan and Dr Tina Flaherty Awarded Best Research Paper
Congratulations to Dr Christine Domegan and Dr Tina Flaherty, who won best research paper for the third year in a row at the European Social Marketing Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece June 23rd to June 25th. The paper is titled ‘Going round in Circles; Causal Loop diagrams highlight Exchange inefficiencies is Social Marketing’
RTÉ Brainstorm – How can Irish sport deal with the toxic side of social media?
Whitaker Institute member Dr Michael Lang, of the Agile and Open Innovation (LERO) cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at how can Irish sport deal with the toxic side of social media. How can Irish sport deal with the toxic side of social media? Opinion: the abusive social media… | Read on »
RTÉ Radio 1 – Summer Economic Statement
Whitaker Institute member Professor John McHale, of the Macroeconomics and Finance cluster, told RTÉ Radio 1’s This week that any increase by the Government in pension and social welfare payments would not fully cancel out the rate of inflation. Listen back here.