New research carried out by Whitaker Institute member Professor Cathal O’Donoghue, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, has shown that public trust in Government soared in 2020 as a result of policies to improve income protection during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more from the Business Post and Irish Examiner. Read the full press release here. Find out… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the SSRC, spoke to the Irish Independent about the need for an all-island approach to the suppression of Covid-19, citing the success of such an approach during the foot and mouth disease outbreak in the past. Read the article here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Declan Coogan, of the SSRC, has been featured in an article for the Irish Times. In the piece, Dr Coogan spoke about his research and community outreach for services working with families where parents/carers live in fear of their son/daughter under the age of 18 years. To read the full article click… | Read on »
First and third year Bachelor of Arts in Modern Irish Culture Studies students, led by Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, have been writing open letters to residents in nursing homes across the county. The initiative, Comfort Words, is a partnership between the Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway, and Nursing Homes Ireland to help… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Declan Coogan, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, spoke to the Irish Examiner about Parentline’s Non-Violent Resistance programme, which helps parents deal with violent children. Read the article here. Dr. Coogan’s work was also cited multiple times, during Tuesday’s airing of Today with Claire Byrne on RTÉ Radio 1, by Aileen… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, has written a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at how elections are monitored in the United States and by whom. Who monitors the US presidential election? Research has found that voter fraud in the United States is “very rare”, but… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the Social Sciences Research Centre cluster, has written a new article for the Business Post. The piece argues that lessons from the pandemic must be applied to the climate crisis when considering the ‘sacrifice zones’ of COVID-19. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Dr Nessa Cronin, of the Social Sciences Research Centre, has written a new article for Irish Humanities Alliance which explores the need for collective thinking in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and building a better future. Read the piece here.
Whitaker Institute member Declan Coogan, of the Social Sciences Research Cluster, spoke to Pat Kenny on Newstalk about how parents can deal with their angry children. Listen to the podcast here.
A new RTÉ Brainstorm article by Whitaker Institute member Prof Ray Murphy looks at the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force mission in the Golan Heights. What’s the outlook for Irish soldiers in the Golan Heights? Opinion: as a new batch of Irish troops prepare for deployment, the possibility of military action by Israel in the Golan… | Read on »