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The first year experience of a peer assisted learning program in two institutes of technology in Ireland
This paper describes a collaborative action research study in which peer assisted learning was deployed simultaneously across a range of disciplines in two institutes of technology in Ireland. The aim of the research was ...
Evolution of Irish higher education with particular reference to the Institute of Technology sector
The paper traces the main policy and institutional changes which have taken place in the Irish Higher education sector from the era of Regional Technical Colleges to now Institutes of Technology.
An examination of the marine tourism business sector in the West of Ireland: capabilities, performance and contribution to the regional economy
This is a business research study with the primary aim being the examination of the marine tourism business sector in the West of Ireland and assessment of its contribution to the regional economy. According to the Irish ...
An explaratory study on the relationship between Employee innovation and the rewards systems supporting innovation ; a case study of Medtronic Galway
The aim of this thesis is to explore the relationship between innovation and reward system supporting innovation. The empirical evidence came from a case study in Medtronic, Galway, a medical device company. This study ...
An empirical study: the methodologies, techniques, and tools used in the development of web applications and web sites in Ireland
This study is generally concerned with the methodologies, tools and techniques used in the development of Web-based applications, with regard to both the current and future trends o f the subject developers. It is especially ...
The Irish Pub: past, present – whither the future?
The purpose of this research is to examine the main economic, legislative, and socio- cultural factors that are currently influencing the pub trade in Ireland and their specific impact on a sample of publicans in both ...
What are the environmental and economic impacts of a wind power system on a small rural community in East Galway?
As the world is getting increasingly more concerned about the environment and the fear that the end of fossil fuels is coming soon; people are researching into different ways of meeting our energy needs in the future. One ...
An empirical study on the factors conducive to productivity and their relative significance in improving efficiency and performance in the office environment
The research examined the area of lean office with the aim of identifying means through which office efficiency could be improved. The researcher conducted primary and secondary research into the topic of lean office. He ...
Polish immigrants in Ireland's black economy: a phenomenological investigation
The purpose of this thesis is to answer the research question ‗why do some Polish migrants engage in shadow employment in the Republic of Ireland?‘ The individual and group interviews, which were conducted in August 2011 ...
The impact of innovative communication on the residential landline telephone service in rural Ireland
This research study is based on the research question; An Empirical Study: The Impact o f Innovative Communication on the Irish Residential Landline Telephone Service in Rural I r e l a n d The idea crystallised on the ...