Posts by Kirsty Doyle

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Kirsty Doyle

Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is also conducting a PhD in Sociology part-time at Waterford Institute of Technology, focusing on the regulation of alcohol-related behaviour in the night-time economy. Kirsty has an MA in Sociology and Geography from Maynooth University and has previously worked at the Health Promotion Research Centre in NUI Galway.

The Future of the Irish Healthcare System

Kirsty Doyle 03/05/2020

On the 24 March 2020, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced that private hospitals would operate as public during the COVID-19 Emergency. This measure was introduced to bring an additional 2,000 beds and thousands of healthcare staff into the public system in a bid to prevent our public hospitals from becoming overwhelmed due to increases in cases …

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 …

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Paul Sweeney

Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …

Vic Duggan

Vic Duggan is an independent consultant, economist and public policy specialist catering …

Shana Cohen

Dr. Shana Cohen is the Director of TASC. She studied at Princeton University and at the …