Read more: Facing an infodemic: How Ireland has communicated evidence-informed responses to COVID-19 on social media?
Social media platforms have become a critical communication tool for generating and disseminating information, and are key public communication strategy misinformation.
Read more: The Care Economy, Covid-19 Recovery and Gender Equality – A Summary Report
Ursula Barry, Emeritus Associate Professor, Gender Studies, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, UCD Introduction 1 The propensity to care and the work of caring are the lifeblood of our social and economic systems. Care is central to the reproduction of society, part of the fundamental social infrastructure which holds society together.…
Read more: The Impact of the Pandemic on Services Oriented Towards Single Homeless Persons
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgency of providing adequate and appropriate accommodation for the most vulnerable groups within the context of strategies being implemented to curb the spread of the virus.
Read more: Resilience as a Policy Response to Crisis?
Dr. Matthew Donoghue[a][b] ‘Resilience’, both in public discourse and public policy, has become somewhat ubiquitous. We are constantly encouraged to build our resilience. We are told of how economies must become resilient to the inevitable shocks associated with an unstable world. Rating agencies directly assess economies’ resilience through debt stress-testing. Communities and regions across the…
Read more: Behavioural Science and Covid: Resources for Policy Researchers
The emergence of the covid pandemic in Ireland in late February led to an unprecedented need to change human behaviour across the whole population in a very short period of time
Read more: Can We Afford the Costs of the Covid-19 Crisis?
It is now clear that the costs of the Covid 19 crisis will be very high perhaps up to €30 billion or almost 10% of GDP. How can we pay for this?
Read more: COVID-19: Exacerbating Educational Inequalities?
In an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), on the 12th March 2020 the Irish Government announced the closure of all preschools, schools, and higher education institutions until the 29th March and later extended until the 19th April