Aine Ni Leime

Marie Curie Fellows BA, MA, PhD.

Contact Details

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG)
Cairnes Building
National University of Ireland Galway
Galway

T: 00353091495458
E: aine.nileime@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Áine Ní Léime holds a BA in Economics and Sociology with a concentration on women’s studies from NUI, Galway. She has an MA in Economics from NUI, Galway and was awarded a Ph D in Sociology from the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 2010.

She currently holds the post of post-doctoral researcher in the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology. She coordinates the Diploma in Social Gerontology and has designed and teaches the module, Social Perspectives on Ageing and co-teaches the module, Research Skills. She has co-facilitated the psycho-educational course Ageing with Confidence with Christine Delargy with older adults in an urban (Galway,with Galway City Partnership) and a rural community setting (Clifden - with Forum) during 2010/2011.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(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. Leime, AN. Larkin, P. Payne, S. Froggatt, KA. & 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 :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. & Leime, AN. (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 :218-226 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2007) Uninhabited Ireland.
Pilkington, L., McDonough, T & Ní Léime, A. (2007) Uninhabited Ireland. Galway: Arlen Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2015) '‘Delayed Retirement: Gender, Ageing and Work in Austerity’'
Ní Léime Á., Duvvury, N. and Callan, A, Walsh, K, Carney, G., Ní Léime, Á., Bristol: Policy Press (2015) '‘Delayed Retirement: Gender, Ageing and Work in Austerity’' 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) Culture, Diversity and Ageing. 38th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology. Bristol, UK
Casey, D.,Murphy, K.,Ni 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. Paper. Culture, Diversity and Ageing. 38th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology. Bristol, UK , 02-SEP-09 - 04-SEP-09 [Details]
(2009) 13th International Nursing Research Conference, Alicante, Spain
Casey, D.,Murphy, K.,Ni 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 . Paper 13th International Nursing Research Conference, Alicante, Spain Alicante, Spain, [Details]
(2008) National Council on Ageing and Older People. Croke park, Dublin. Ireland
O'Shea, E.,Larkin, P.,Murphy, K.,Payne, S.,Froggatt, K.,Casey, D.,Ni Leime, A.,Keys, M. (2008) End-of-Life Care for Older People in Acute and Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland. Paper National Council on Ageing and Older People. Croke park, 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)
Walsh, K, Carney, G., Ní Léime Á. (Ed.). (2015) Ageing through austerity: critical perspectives from Ireland. , Bristol:: Policy Press. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2012) Conference of the Gerontological Society of America,,
Retirement decisions among oldRetirement decisions among older workers in the Irish Civil service”, 14-18 November, 2012 (poster presentation (2012) Annual conference of Gerontological Society of America,. [Poster Presentation], Conference of the Gerontological Society of America,, San Diego, , 18-NOV-12 - 24-NOV-12. [Details]
(2012) Gender Work and Organisation International conference,,
Ní Léime, A, (2012). “The impact of gender and ageing on promotion decisions for older workers in the Irish Civil service”, (2012) Biennial Conference of Gender, Work and Organisation. [Oral Presentation], Gender Work and Organisation International conference,, Keele University, UK, , 27-JUN-12 - 29-DEC-12. [Details]
(2012) Launch of report on Women and Pensions,,
Duvvury, N, Ni Leime, A, Callan A, Simpson, M (2012) “The impact of pension reforms on older women” - presentation of findings. [Oral Presentation], Launch of report on Women and Pensions,, National University of Ireland, Merrion Square, February, 2012 , 12-MAR-12 - 12-MAR-12. [Details]
(2012) “Wake up to State Pension Reform”,
Ni Leime, A, (April, 2012). “The impact of pension reforms on older women”. Invited speaker at conference Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin, 8 April, 2012. (2012) Irish Congress of Trade Unions conference. [Invited Oral Presentation], “Wake up to State Pension Reform”, Croke Park Hotel, Dublin , 20-APR-12 - 20-APR-12. [Details]
(2009) Perceptions of EoL care for older people in acute and long stay care settings in Ireland . 13th International Nursing Research Conference, Alicante, Spain,
Casey, D. Murphy, K. Ni 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, . [Details]

Teaching Interests

Diploma in Social Gerontology

M A in Life-course Studies