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RTÉ Brainstorm – Why aren’t prenuptial agreements legally enforceable in Ireland?

Work, Organizations and Society cluster leader, Lucy-Ann Buckley, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at pre-nuptial agreements in Ireland and why they are not legally enforceable.   Why aren’t prenuptial agreements legally enforceable in Ireland? “It is often argued that legally recognising prenups would respect the parties’ wishes and reduce… | Read on »

Dr Lucy-Ann Buckley on the rights of females with disabilities

Dr Lucy-Ann Buckley, of the Gender and Public Policy cluster, spoke with Icelandic television about the importance of the government to pay special attention to women with disabilities. Watch the clip and read the accompanying article here. (Option to translate the article to English)

Call to Revisit Tax Relief on Pensions in Ireland

Whitaker Institute member Dr Emer Mulligan of the Performance Management research cluster, has co-authored a new report on the Pensions System in Ireland titled ‘Pensions in Ireland: The Perspectives of Irish Citizens and Implications for the Irish Pension System and Reforms.’ Read the press release and download the report below: NUI Galway report on the… | Read on »

RTÉ Prime Time – Working Conditions in the Hospitality Sector

Dr Deirdre Curran of the Work, Organizations and Society research cluster, was featured on RTÉ’s ‘Prime Time’ where she discussed working conditions in the hospitality sector and survey results from her research project which explores this topic.   Click here to watch the piece (15.13)

RTÉ Brainstorm – What time is it? A short history of time management

Professor Kieran Conboy, of the Agile and Open Innovation (LERO) Research Cluster, has a new article in RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece delivers a succinct history of time management.   What time is it? A short history of time management   “It is worth reflecting on the struggle between technology and its (in)ability to help us… | Read on »

RTÉ Brainstorm: Why it’s necessary to create new climate change institutions

Dr Rónán Kennedy of the Technology and Governance research cluster, has a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The article discusses a need for new institutional approaches to tackling climate change.   Why it’s necessary to create new climate change institutions The Climate Change Advisory Council has said that ‘Ireland is completely off course in terms… | Read on »