Ms. Breda Lally

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Contact Details


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T: +353 91 493635
University Teacher
Room 207
Cairnes Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3635
E: breda.lally@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Breda Lally holds a BA and MA from NUI Galway.  She initially worked as a research assistant at NUI Galway for a period of three years before undertaking research for Teagasc under a Walsh Fellowship Scheme.  She has been working as a University Teacher at NUI Galway since 1999.  She was based in St. Angela’s College, Sligo from 1999 to 2015 where she taught Economics on the undergraduate BA (Environment and Society/Youth and Family Studies) programme offered by NUI Galway and was programme director for a number of years.  She is currently lecturing in NUI Galway, where she contributes to undegraduate and postgraduate teaching in Economics.  She is also currently programme director for the Higher Diploma in Business Studies programme. Her research interests include environmental and agri-environmental economics. 

Selected Publications: Lally, B. and T. van Rensburg (2014). Reducing nitrogen applications on Irish dairy farms: effectiveness and efficiency of different strategies. International Journal of Agricultural Management, Vol. 4, No. 1 [Journal Article]

Lally, B., Riordan, B and T. van Rensburg (2009).  Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes. Journal of Farm Management, Vol. 13, No. 8. [Journal Article]
Fountas, S. and B. Lally (1999). The Relationship Between Inflation and Wage Growth in the Irish Economy. Applied Economics Letters, 6, 317-321. [Journal Article]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Reducing nitrogen applicaitons on Irish dairy farms: effectiveness and efficiency of different strategies'
Lally, B and Van Rensburg, T.M. (2014) 'Reducing nitrogen applicaitons on Irish dairy farms: effectiveness and efficiency of different strategies'. International Journal of Agricultural Management, [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes'
Lally, B, Riordan, B, Van Rensburg, T (2009) 'Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes'. Journal Of Farm Management, 13 (8):557-573 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(1999) 'The relationship between inflation and wage growth in the Irish economy'
Fountas, S,Lally, B,Wu, JL (1999) 'The relationship between inflation and wage growth in the Irish economy'. Applied Economics Letters, 6 :317-321 [Details]
(1998) 'The Relationship Between Attendance at University Lectures and Examination Performance'
Maloney, M, Lally, B (1998) 'The Relationship Between Attendance at University Lectures and Examination Performance'. The Irish Journal Of Education, 29 :51-61 [Details]
(1998) 'Agriculture and the Environment in Ireland: Directions for the Future'
Murphy, E, Lally, B (1998) 'Agriculture and the Environment in Ireland: Directions for the Future'. Administration, 46 (1) [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2002) Fertiliser Association of Ireland, Conference Proceedings
McQuinn, K, Riordan, B, Lally, B (2002) Prospective Impact of Environmental Regulations and Other Policies on Fertiliser Use in Ireland Fertiliser Association of Ireland, Conference Proceedings [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2007) Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes. Agricultural Economics Society Annaual Conference.
Lally, B, Riordan, B, Van Rensburg, T (2007) Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: Regulations versus Taxes. Agricultural Economics Society Annaual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2005) Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: What are the Policy Options?. Agricultural Economics Society Annaual Conference.
Lally, B, Riordan, B (2005) Controlling Agricultural Emissions of Nitrates: What are the Policy Options?. Agricultural Economics Society Annaual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2002) Impact of Implementing the Nitrates Directive on Dairy Farms. Teagasc Rural Economy Situation and Outlook, Series No 11.
Lally, B, Riordan, B (2002) Impact of Implementing the Nitrates Directive on Dairy Farms. Teagasc Rural Economy Situation and Outlook, Series No 11. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2001) Economic Impact on Irish Dairy Farms of Strategies to Reduce Nitrogen Applications. Teagasc.
Lally, B, Riordan, B (2001) Economic Impact on Irish Dairy Farms of Strategies to Reduce Nitrogen Applications. Teagasc. Non Published Reports [Details]

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests

2015/16 courses
Principles of Microeconomics (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Research in Public and Social Policy (Undergraduate)
Applied Economics (Undergraduate)
Public Economics (Undergraduate)
Cost Benefit Analysis and Evaluation (Postgraduate)
Economics 1 (Postgraduate)
                       
Previous Courses
Natural and Social Environment (Undergraduate) 
Introductory Microeconomics (Undergraduate)   
Introductory Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)  
Statistical Methods for Economics (Undergraduate)
Ecological/Sustainable Economics (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Environment and Society (Undergraduate)
Cost Benefit Analysis (Undergraduate)
Natural Resource Governance (Postgraduate)