Posts by Kirsty Doyle

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Kirsty Doyle

Kirsty has a MA in Sociology and Geography from Maynooth University and is currently writing up her PhD in Sociology at the Waterford Institute of Technology. Kirsty has worked as Research Assistant in the Health Promotion Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway where she conducted an evaluation of the Galway Healthy Cities Alcohol Strategy. Her other research experience has focused on changing economic policy and its impact on working life, the night-time economy and alcohol.

It's High Time to Examine the Night Time Economy

Kirsty Doyle 19/05/2018

Many of us have found ourselves in the centre of nightlife areas as pubs and nightclubs are closing, and contest to the disorder that often arises in these spaces. This may involve intoxicated people stumbling through the streets or more serious situations involving violent assaults. While a vibrant nightlife area is vital to the development of …



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