Dr. Aine Ni Leime

BA, MA, PhD.

 
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 is currently in Year 2 of a Marie Sklodowska Curie International Outgoing  Fellowship (Feb, 2015 - Jan 2018) in Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (mentor for the fellowship is Professor Dale Dannefer). The final year of the fellowship will be spent at  the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at NUI Galway. She is PI of a cross-national study entitled Gender, Older Workers and the Lifecourse - a comparative, qualitative study on gender and extended working life using an innovative life-course approach. This fellowship is funded by the EU's FP7 fellowship programme in the amount of $365,000 euro. She has been elected Chairperson of COST Action IS1409 Gender, Health and the impact of Extended Working Life Policies in Western Countries for which she was the main proposer with colleagues. The COST Action runs from April 2015  to April, 2019 and is funded in the amount of 517,000 euros.

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

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(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