Dr Aine Ni Leime

BA, MA, PhD.

 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Áine Ní Léime  is Deputy Director of the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology. She has  a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from the University of Dublin, Trinity College. She is currently P.I. for the Irish strand of an EU (NORFACE) funded cross-national project, Dynamics of Accumulated Inequalities for Seniors in Employment (DAISIE) running from 2018-2021 involving colleagues from the Cech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. While her recent research focuses on gender, employment, pensions and older workers, she has research expertise in creativity and ageing, leisure, volunteering and ageing. 
She completed a Marie Sklodowska Curie International Outgoing  Fellowship (2015 - 2018) spending two years in Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (mentor Professor Dale Dannefer) and a final year at NUI Galway. She was PI of this EU-funded cross-national study entitled Gender, Older Workers and the Lifecourse (GENDOWL) - a comparative, qualitative study on gender and extended working life using an innovative life-course approach. She was Chairperson of COST Action IS1409 a research network: Gender, Health and the impact of Extended Working Life Policies in Western Countries for which she was the main proposer. The COST Action ran from April 2015  to April, 2019.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Gendered impacts of extended working life on the health and economic wellbeing of older workers'
Aine Ni Leime, Jim Ogg (2019) 'Gendered impacts of extended working life on the health and economic wellbeing of older workers'. Ageing & Society, 39 :2163-2169 [Details]
(2017) 'Erosion of pension rights. Experiences of women in Ireland.’'
Nata Duvvury, Aine Ni Leime (2017) 'Erosion of pension rights. Experiences of women in Ireland.’'. European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Extended working life in Ireland and the U.S.: gender implications for precarious and secure workers’'
Aine Ni Leime, Debra Street (2018) 'Extended working life in Ireland and the U.S.: gender implications for precarious and secure workers’'. Ageing & Society, :1-25 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Older women public sector workers in Ireland; decisions about retirement timing'
Aine Ni Leime (2017) 'Older women public sector workers in Ireland; decisions about retirement timing'. Journal Of Women & Aging, Vol.29(5), p.392-404 (5):392-404 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Gender and age implications of extended working life policies in the US and Ireland'
Aine Ni Leime, Debra Street (2016) 'Gender and age implications of extended working life policies in the US and Ireland'. Critical Social Policy, 37 (3):464-483 [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Gendered impacts of extended working life on the health and economic wellbeing of older workers'
Aine Ni Leime, Jim Ogg (2019) 'Gendered impacts of extended working life on the health and economic wellbeing of older workers'. Ageing & Society, :1-7 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Gender and labour in times of austerity: Ireland, Italy and Portugal in a comparative perspective'
Casaca, S., Bastos, A., Addabbo, T., Duvvury, N., Ní Léime, Á. (2015) 'Gender and labour in times of austerity: Ireland, Italy and Portugal in a comparative perspective'. International Labour Review, 4 [Details]
(2013) 'The Bealtaine festival: a model for community-based arts contributing to healthy ageing for older people in Ireland?'
Ní Léime, Á. (2013) 'The Bealtaine festival: a model for community-based arts contributing to healthy ageing for older people in Ireland?'. UNESCO Observatory Multi-disciplinary Journal in the Arts, 3 (3):1-20 [Details]
(2012) '‘Protecting the Most Vulnerable” in an Economic Crisis: A Participatory Study of Civil Society Organisations in Ireland'
Carney, G, Dundon, T and Ní Léime Á (2012) '‘Protecting the Most Vulnerable” in an Economic Crisis: A Participatory Study of Civil Society Organisations in Ireland'. Voluntary Sector Review, 3 (3):329-346 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2012) 'The impact of the Bealtaine arts programme on the quality of life, wellbeing and social interaction of older people in Ireland'
O'Shea, E,Ni Leime, A (2012) 'The impact of the Bealtaine arts programme on the quality of life, wellbeing and social interaction of older people in Ireland'. Ageing & Society, 32 :851-872 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2012) 'Participatory action research with and within community activist groups: Capturing the collective experience of Ireland's Community and Voluntary Pillar in social partnership'
Carney, GM,Dundon, T,Ní Léime, Á (2012) 'Participatory action research with and within community activist groups: Capturing the collective experience of Ireland's Community and Voluntary Pillar in social partnership'. Action Research, [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2011) 'Dying well: factors that influence the provision of good end-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland'
Casey, D., Murphy, K., Ni Leime, A., Larkin, P., Payne, S., Froggatt, K. A., & O’Shea, E. (2011) 'Dying well: factors that influence the provision of good end-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland'. Journal Of Clinical Nursing, 20 (13-14):1824-1833 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'End-of-life care in acute and long-stay settings in Ireland: communication, quality of care and 'a good death''
Ni Leime, A., O'Shea, E., Murphy, K., Larkin, P., Casey, D., Payne, S., Froggatt, K., (2010) 'End-of-life care in acute and long-stay settings in Ireland: communication, quality of care and 'a good death''. Irish Journal Of Anthropology, 13 (2):22-27 [Details]
(2009) 'Improving palliative and end-of-life care for older people in Ireland: A new model and framework for institutional care'
Payne, S., Froggatt, K., O'Shea, E., Murphy, K., Larkin, P., Casey, D., & Léime, A. N. (2009) 'Improving palliative and end-of-life care for older people in Ireland: A new model and framework for institutional care'. Journal Of Palliative Care, 25 (3):218-226 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2015) Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland , Bristol: Policy Press.
Kieran Walsh, Gemma Carney, Aine Ni Leime (2015) Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland , Bristol: Policy Press. Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
(2017) Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life Cross-national Perspectives.
Aine Ni Leime, Debra street, Sarah Vickerstaff, Clary Krekula, Wendy Loretto (2017) Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life Cross-national Perspectives. Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
(2007) Uninhabited Ireland.
Pilkington, L., McDonough, T & Ní Léime, A. (2007) Uninhabited Ireland. Galway: Arlen Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Gendered and extended work: research and policy needs for works in later life'
Sarah Vickerstaff, Debra Street, Aine Ni Leime, Clary Krekula (2019) 'Gendered and extended work: research and policy needs for works in later life' In: Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life. Cross-national perspectives. Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
(2019) 'Gender perspectives on extended Working life policies'
Aine Ni Leime, Wendy Loretto (2019) 'Gender perspectives on extended Working life policies' In: Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life. Cross-national Perspectives. Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
(2019) '‘Extended working life, gender and precarious work in Ireland'
Aine Ni Leime, Nata Duvvury, Caroline Finn (2019) '‘Extended working life, gender and precarious work in Ireland' In: Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life. Cross-national perspectives. Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
(2015) 'Pension Provision, Gender, Ageing and Work in Ireland'
Ní Léime Á., Duvvury, N. and Callan, A, Walsh, K, Carney, G., Ní Léime, Á., Bristol: Policy Press (2015) 'Pension Provision, Gender, Ageing and Work in Ireland' In: Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland . Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
(2015) 'Active Ageing: the impact of austerity policies on social participation in later life'
Ní Léime Á., Connolly, S., (2015) , Bristol: Policy Press. (2015) 'Active Ageing: the impact of austerity policies on social participation in later life' In: Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland. Policy Press: Bristol. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2009) British Society of Gerontology (BSG) 38th Annual Conference - Culture, Diversity and Ageing
Casey, D., Murphy, K., Ní Leime, A., O' Shea, E., Larkin, P., Payne, S., & Froggatt, K. (2009) Dying well: Factors that influence the provision of good End of Life care for older people in acute and long stay care settings British Society of Gerontology (BSG) 38th Annual Conference - Culture, Diversity and Ageing Bristol, UK, , 02-SEP-09 - 04-SEP-09 [Details]
(2009) 13th International Nursing Research Conference
Casey, D., Murphy, K., Ní Leime, A., O' Shea, E., Larkin, P., Payne, S., & Froggatt, K. (2009) Perceptions of EoL care for older people in acute and long stay care settings in Ireland 13th International Nursing Research Conference Alicante, Spain, , 11-NOV-10 - 13-NOV-10 [Details]
(2008) National Council on Ageing and Older People
O'Shea, E., Larkin, P., Murphy, K., Payne, S., Froggatt, K., Casey, D., Ní Leime, A., & Keys, M. (2008) End-of-life care for older people in acute and long-stay care settings in Ireland National Council on Ageing and Older People Dublin, Ireland, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2012) Evaluating the impact of membership of Active Retirement Ireland on the lives of older people.
Ni Leime, Aine, Callan, A, Finn, C, Healy, R., (2012) Evaluating the impact of membership of Active Retirement Ireland on the lives of older people. Active Retirement Ireland, Dublin. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2012) Older Women Workers'Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies.
Duvvury, N., Ní Léime, A, Callan, A, Price, L., Simpson, M. (2012) Older Women Workers'Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies. Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University Ireland Galway, Galway. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2011) Community Engagement in Ireland's Developmental Welfare State.
Carney, G, Dundon, T, Ní Léime, A, and Loftus, C., 2011, (2011) Community Engagement in Ireland's Developmental Welfare State. Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, Galway. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2010) Well into Older Age –Age & Opportunity and the Evidence: what research says about the value of promoting participation of older people.
Ni Léime, A and O’Shea, E., 2010, (2010) Well into Older Age –Age & Opportunity and the Evidence: what research says about the value of promoting participation of older people. Age & Opportunity, Dublin. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2008) An Evaluation of the Bealtaine festival: a celebration of older people in the arts.
Ni.Leime, A and O'Shea, E (2008) An Evaluation of the Bealtaine festival: a celebration of older people in the arts. Age and Opportunity, Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2008) End-of-life care for olderpeople in Acute and Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland, Dublin, National Council for Ageing and Older People.
O’Shea, E., Murphy, K., Larkin, P., Payne, S., Froggatt K., Casey, D., Ní Léime, Á and Keys, M., (2008) End-of-life care for olderpeople in Acute and Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland, Dublin, National Council for Ageing and Older People. National Cuncil for Ageing and Older peeople, Dublin. [ARAN Link] [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2015) Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland.
Walsh, K, Carney, G., Ní Léime Á. (Ed.). (2015) Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland. , Bristol:: Policy Press. [Details]

Teaching Interests

Diploma in Social Gerontology

M A in Life-course Studies

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