Posts by Dr Colm O'Doherty
Dr Colm O'Doherty
Colm O’Doherty is lecturer in the Dept of Applied Social Studies, IT Tralee. A qualified social worker with extensive practice experience, he has researched and published in the areas of social policy, child protection, domestic violence, community development, social work, family support and parenting. He is the author of A New Agenda for Family Support, Providing Services That Create Social Capital (2007) and co-editor of Community Development in Ireland: Theory, Policy and Practice (2012) and Learning on the Job: Parenting in Modern Ireland (2015). He holds a PhD from UCD.
Colm O'Doherty 28/01/2019
I am a long-term admirer of Fintan O’ Toole’s writing but in his recent analysis of the factors which triggered Brexit (Not just the economy, stupid – Brexit is about belonging) he mistakenly suggests structural inequality and fiscal austerity had less traction in influencing vote leave behaviour than nationalism and identity politics. This …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He is a …
Robert Sweeney is a policy analyst at TASC and focuses on issues surrounding Irish …
Dr Michelle Maher completed her PhD on the Irish pension system in 2016 at Maynooth …