Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Irish Seafloor: Out of sight, out of mind?

The following is a guest post by Kieran Craven, a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Geography who also now works at the Geological Survey of Ireland. It is said that we know more about the surface of the Moon, than we do about our own planet’s ocean floors.Globally, the ocean floor has been mapped […]

Feminist Activism: connecting the local and the global

As the elections approach next week, Lorna O’Hara, who is studying for her PhD in Maynooth’s Department of Geography, reflects on her involvement in reproductive rights activism in Ireland and in Germany. From a personal perspective, this blog discusses the history of feminist activism in Dublin, some of the challenges of being an activist researcher […]

Using the Dail Debates resource

This is a short post. Just to say this: all researchers interested in Ireland, whether students or lecturers, can gain a lot by exploring the ‘Dáil Debates’ resource available here. It’s one of the ‘electronic’ resources, available quickly and for free, that we are all becoming more accustomed to using over the last few years. […]