Programme Director, Masters In Voluntary and Community Sector Management
Applied Social Studies
William Thompson House
O'Donovan'S Road, Cork

W: http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/postgrad/what/acsss/masters/third-sector/
Lecturer
Applied Social Studies
APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-2616
E: f.ohadhmaill@ucc.ie
W: http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/A012/fohadhmaill
Lecturer
Applied Social Studies
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
E: F.OhAdhmaill@ucc.ie

Dr. Féilim Ó hAdhmaill is a lecturer in the School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.  He is Programme Director for the Masters in Voluntary and Community Sector Managment and also teaches social policy across a number of degree programmes including the B.Soc.Sc,

and the

Bachelor in Social Work.  He also coordinates the 'Conflict, Transformation and Peace Building Specialism on the Masters in Social Policy.

Feilim graduated from the University of Ulster with PhD in Social Policy in 1990. His PhD thesis was concerned with community organisation and the conflict in the North of Ireland.  He holds

 a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (U.C.C.) and the Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach (U.C.C.) and in addition, he is also a qualified therapeutic counsellor. 

Féilim has a background in community education as well as teaching and researching at university.  His main research interests have been around social exclusion and current research and teaching interests include:

  • Conflict and Peace Building processes globally

  • N.Ireland Conflict and Peace Process
  • Comparative Social Policy
  • Social Policy and Human rights
  • Voluntary and Community Sector
  • Community Development

He invites inquiries from prospective students interested in carrying out PhD research in any of the above areas.

He is a research associate with the Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century (ISS21) and a member of the Civil Society research cluster and the Conflict and Peace Studies research group and is currently supervising PhD students in the areas of community development and change and media representations of 'the other'.

He has acted as an External Examiner at  the University of Limerick, Cork Institute of Technology, University of Ulster, and Queens University, Belfast (including the External Examination of PhD Theses).  In recent years he has been an visiting lecturer at Universidad del País Vasco and St Mary's College of Education, Belfast.
 
Feilim is a member of the


College of Arts Academic Development Committee

College of Arts Graduate Studies Committee

School of Applied Social Studies' Research Committee
School of Applied Social Studies' Graduate Studies Committee

He also has a strong background working in the community and voluntary sector North and South and has served on the Boards of several community and voluntary bodies at national and local level. He has also a background in political activism in the North and the promotion of the Irish Language and tá suim mhór aige i gcur chun cinn na Gaeilge. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Research Interests

Feilim's current research interests include:

  • Conflict and Peace Building processes globally
  • N.Ireland Conflict and Peace Process
  • Global and Comparative Social Policy
  • Social Policy and Human rights
  • Educational Disadvantage
  • Voluntary and Community Sector

He invites inquiries from propective students interested in carrying out PhD research in any of the above areas.

He is a research associate with the Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century (ISS21) and a member of the European Network for Conflict Research (ENCoRe).  He is currently supervising PhD students in the areas of community change and educational policy. Feilim is a member of the College of Arts Academic Development CommitteeCollege of Arts Graduate Studies Committee

School of Applied Social Studies' Research Committee School of Applied Social Studies' Graduate Studies CommitteeUCC CARL/Science Shop Committee

He also has a strong background working in the community and voluntary sector North and South and has served on the Boards of several community and voluntary bodies at national and local level.  Tá suim mhór aige fosta sa Ghaeilge agus i gcur chun cinn na Gaeilge. 



Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
The impact of the Local Government Reform Act (2014) on local and community development initiatives/programmesUCC Strategic Research Fund03-FEB-1431-DEC-15€8,700.00

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2016)'Uncomfortable 'Truths' and the Centenary Anniversary of the 1916 Rising in Ireland'
Ó hAdhmaill. Féilim (2016) 'Uncomfortable 'Truths' and the Centenary Anniversary of the 1916 Rising in Ireland'. Socialist History, (49) [Details]
(2013)'The Catholic Church and Revolution in Ireland'
O'hAdhmaill, F., (2013) 'The Catholic Church and Revolution in Ireland'. Socialist History, 43 :1-25 Globe icon [Details]
(2012)'Diversity and Expansion: Charting the Needs of a Community in Change'
Dorrity, Claire and Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2012) 'Diversity and Expansion: Charting the Needs of a Community in Change'. Working for Change: The Irish Journal of Community Work, a, (3):108-123 Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'A consideration of love labour in informal caring: family caring in Ireland'
O'Riordan, J., Ó hAdhmaill, F., & Duggan, H. ; (2010) 'A consideration of love labour in informal caring: family caring in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 18 (1):82-99 Globe icon [Details]
(1989)'Irish and the New Education Reforms¿ in British Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. No. 1, February, l989, pp.72-77, Exeter'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1989) 'Irish and the New Education Reforms¿ in British Journal of Educational Studies, Vol. No. 1, February, l989, pp.72-77, Exeter'. British Journal of Educational Studies, 37 (1):72-77 Globe icon [Details]
(1988)'The Belfast Urban Area Plan'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1988) 'The Belfast Urban Area Plan'. Studies, 77 (306):187-191 Globe icon [Details]
(1988)'An Ghaeilge i mBéal Feirste, in An tUltach, Vol.65, No.8, pp.11-13, August, l988, Dungannon'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1988) 'An Ghaeilge i mBéal Feirste, in An tUltach, Vol.65, No.8, pp.11-13, August, l988, Dungannon'. An tUltach, 65 (8):11-13 [Details]
(1986)'Belfast: The Irish Language, in Eire-Ireland Vol. XX1, No. 1, pp. 146-150, Winter 1986, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1986) 'Belfast: The Irish Language, in Eire-Ireland Vol. XX1, No. 1, pp. 146-150, Winter 1986, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA'. Eire-Ireland, [Details]
(1985)'Irish Language Survey in West Belfast: Winter 1984-85, in Language in Society, 17, 1988, pp. 305-308, University of Virginia, USA'
O hAdhmaill, F.; (1985) 'Irish Language Survey in West Belfast: Winter 1984-85, in Language in Society, 17, 1988, pp. 305-308, University of Virginia, USA'. Language, [Details]

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2016)'Community Development in Ireland under Austerity and Local Government Change: Policy and Practice'
Forde, C., O'Byrne, D. and O hAdhmaill, F. (2016) 'Community Development in Ireland under Austerity and Local Government Change: Policy and Practice' In: Proceedings of the Conference' 'The Changing Landscape of Local and Community Development in Ireland'. Cork: Centre for Co-operative Studies and School of Applied Social Studies, UCC. [Details]
(2016)'Ireland and the Global Economic Crisis: One Island, Two Different Experiences'
Ó hAdhmaill, F., (2016) 'Ireland and the Global Economic Crisis: One Island, Two Different Experiences' In: Dukelow, F., and Murphy, M. (eds). Rethinking the Irish Welfare State. London: Palgrave. [Details]
(2012)'Community Development, Conflict and Power in the North of Ireland'
O'hAdhmaill, Feilim (2012) 'Community Development, Conflict and Power in the North of Ireland' In: Community Development (Jackson, A., & O'Doherty, C., eds. ;). Dublin: Gill and MacMillan. Globe icon [Details]
(2002)'Training Policy in West Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (2002) 'Training Policy in West Belfast' In: Hamilton, Douglas and Charlie Fisher (eds.) (2002) `Mapping West Belfast: A Statistical Overview of Socio-economic Disadvantage¿, Belfast: West Belfast Economic Forum. Belfast: West Belfast Economic Forum. [Details]
(1990)'The Political Vetting of Glor na nGael'
O hAdhmaill, F.; (1990) 'The Political Vetting of Glor na nGael' In: Ó hAdhmaill, F., & Watt, P., (eds) Political Vetting of Community Work in Northern Ireland, NICVA, Belfast. Belfast: NICVA/Regency Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2016)The Changing Landscape of Local and Community Development in Ireland: Policy and Practice
Forde, C., O'Byrne, D., O'Connor, R., O hAdhmaill, F., and Power, C. (2016) The Effects of Austerity and Local Government Change on Community Organisations and Community Development Practice in Ireland . In: Forde, C., O'Byrne, D., O'Connor, R., O hAdhmaill, F., and Power, C eds. The Changing Landscape of Local and Community Development in Ireland: Policy and Practice University College Cork, [DOI] [Details]
(2012)ESF-LiU Conference: In search of Peace: Dialogues between theories and practices
O'hAdhmaill, Feilim (2012) THe Politics of Peace Building ESF-LiU Conference: In search of Peace: Dialogues between theories and practices [Details]
(2011)'Engaging Minds', Proceedings of the National Academy's Fifth Annual Conference, 2011
O'hAdhmaill. F.; (2011) Participatory research as a teaching and learning tool for voluntary sector management students 'Engaging Minds', Proceedings of the National Academy's Fifth Annual Conference, 2011 Globe icon [Details]

Published Reports

YearPublication
(2016)Proceedings of the Conference' 'The Changing Landscape of Local and Community Development in Ireland'.
ISS21 Working Group on Local and Community Development (2016) Proceedings of the Conference' 'The Changing Landscape of Local and Community Development in Ireland'. University College Cork, Cork. [Details]
(2014)Hearing Family Carers: ‘Going from Bad to Worse’.
O'Riordan, J., and Ó hAdhmaill, F. (2014) Hearing Family Carers: ‘Going from Bad to Worse’. University College Cork, Cork. [Details]
(2012)Diversity and Expansion: Charting the Needs of a Community in Change.
Dorrity, C., and Ó hAdhmaill, F. (2012) Diversity and Expansion: Charting the Needs of a Community in Change. Carrigtwohill Family Resource Centre, Cork. [Details]
(2010)Hearing Family Carers: Report on Research undertaken with Family Carers in Cork.
O'Riordan, J; Ó hAdhmaill, F; Duggan, H; (2010) Hearing Family Carers: Report on Research undertaken with Family Carers in Cork. Carers Association Cork, Cork. [CORA Link] [Details]
(2007)An Evaluation of the Nurse-Led Mobile Coronary Care Service based at Tyrone County and Erne Hospitals.
McKenna, H.P., Gillespie, M., McFetridge, B., Keeney, S., Richey, R., & O'hAdhmaill, F.; (2007) An Evaluation of the Nurse-Led Mobile Coronary Care Service based at Tyrone County and Erne Hospitals. University of Ulster, N. Ireland. [Details]
(2005)Politically motivated former prisoner groups: community activism and conflict transformation.
Shirlow, P. Graham, B. O hAdhmaill, F. McEvoy, K and Purvis, D. ; (2005) Politically motivated former prisoner groups: community activism and conflict transformation. N. Ireland Community Relations Council, Belfast. Globe icon [CORA Link] [Details]
(2001)Equal Citizenship for a New Society, Coiste na nIarchimí, Belfast.
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (2001) Equal Citizenship for a New Society, Coiste na nIarchimí, Belfast. Coiste na nIarchimí, Belfast. Globe icon [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(1990)Political Vetting of Community Work in Northern Ireland.
Ó hAdhmaill, F., & Watt, P., (eds) ; (1990) Political Vetting of Community Work in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, Belfast. Globe icon [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(1985)Report of Survey on the Irish Language in West Belfast.
O' hAdhmaill, F.,; (1985) Report of Survey on the Irish Language in West Belfast. University of Ulster, Coleraine. [Details]
(1984)Twinbrook Welfare Rights Project.
O hAdhmaill, F., ; (1984) Twinbrook Welfare Rights Project. Twinbrook Tenants and Community Association, Belfast. [Details]
(1984)A Preliminary Report on the Conversion of the District Heating System in Twinbrook Estate.
O hAdhmaill, F.,; (1984) A Preliminary Report on the Conversion of the District Heating System in Twinbrook Estate. Twinbrook Tenants and Community Association, Belfast. [Details]
(1984)Report of Survey of Living Conditions of the Elderly in Twinbrook.
O hAdhmaill, F.,; (1984) Report of Survey of Living Conditions of the Elderly in Twinbrook. Twinbrook Tenants and Community Association, Belfast. [Details]

Other Journals

YearPublication
(2008)'Sinn Fein set out need for all-Ireland health strategy'
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim; (2008) 'Sinn Fein set out need for all-Ireland health strategy' Irish Democrat, . Globe icon [Details]
(1993)'The Last Border in Europe?, Just News, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 4-7, January 1993, Belfast. (CAJ.)'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1993) 'The Last Border in Europe?, Just News, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 4-7, January 1993, Belfast. (CAJ.)' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1992)'Few Surprises in Fair Employment Monitoring Report, Just News, Vol. 7, No. 4, p.6, April 1992, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1992) 'Few Surprises in Fair Employment Monitoring Report, Just News, Vol. 7, No. 4, p.6, April 1992, Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1992)'Fair Employment; Monitoring Figures Released, Scope, No. 132, p.9, April 1992, Belfast (Independent monthly Social Policy and Voluntary Sector Review for N.I.)'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1992) 'Fair Employment; Monitoring Figures Released, Scope, No. 132, p.9, April 1992, Belfast (Independent monthly Social Policy and Voluntary Sector Review for N.I.)' SCOPE, . [Details]
(1992)'SACHR Report on Imbalance in Educational Provision, Just News, Vol. 7, No. 6, p.6, June 1992, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1992) 'SACHR Report on Imbalance in Educational Provision, Just News, Vol. 7, No. 6, p.6, June 1992, Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1992)'Racism Debate Begins to Gather Momentum, Scope, No. 131, pp. 6-7, January 1992, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1992) 'Racism Debate Begins to Gather Momentum, Scope, No. 131, pp. 6-7, January 1992, Belfast' SCOPE, . [Details]
(1991)'Political Vetting Re-Visited, Just News, Vol. 6, No. 11, pp. 2-3, December, l991 Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1991) 'Political Vetting Re-Visited, Just News, Vol. 6, No. 11, pp. 2-3, December, l991 Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1991)'It's Trust That's Lacking: Trust-Status and the NHS, Fortnight, No. 299, pp. 27-28, October 1991, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1991) 'It's Trust That's Lacking: Trust-Status and the NHS, Fortnight, No. 299, pp. 27-28, October 1991, Belfast' Fortnight, . [Details]
(1991)'Human Rights Concerns in the UK, Just News, Vol 6, No. 8, ppo.5-6, Sept, l991 Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F.; (1991) 'Human Rights Concerns in the UK, Just News, Vol 6, No. 8, ppo.5-6, Sept, l991 Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1991)'The Government and the Irish Language, Just News, Vol. 6, No. 4, p.2 April 1991, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1991) 'The Government and the Irish Language, Just News, Vol. 6, No. 4, p.2 April 1991, Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1991)'The I.F.I. How much hype, how much substance?, Scope, No. 129, pp. 14-17, April, l991, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F.; (1991) 'The I.F.I. How much hype, how much substance?, Scope, No. 129, pp. 14-17, April, l991, Belfast' Scope, . [Details]
(1991)'Community Development in Protestant Areas'
O'hAdhmaill, F. (1991) 'Community Development in Protestant Areas' SCOPE, :8-9. [Details]
(1991)'Civil Liberties in Northern Ireland: The Case for a Bill of Rights!, Scope, No. 129, pp. 10-11, April 1991, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F.; (1991) 'Civil Liberties in Northern Ireland: The Case for a Bill of Rights!, Scope, No. 129, pp. 10-11, April 1991, Belfast' Scope, . [Details]
(1990)'SACHR Report on Discrimination, Just News, Vol.5, No.9, p.6 Oct. 1990, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1990) 'SACHR Report on Discrimination, Just News, Vol.5, No.9, p.6 Oct. 1990, Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1990)'Political Vetting and Community Work, Scope, No. 127, pp. 14-16, Oct. 1990, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1990) 'Political Vetting and Community Work, Scope, No. 127, pp. 14-16, Oct. 1990, Belfast' Scope, . [Details]
(1990)'Joyriding: A Joyless Phenomenon, Scope, No. 128, pp. 10-12, Dec. 1990, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1990) 'Joyriding: A Joyless Phenomenon, Scope, No. 128, pp. 10-12, Dec. 1990, Belfast' Scope, . [Details]
(1990)'A Language Rights Charter for Irish Speakers, Just News, Vol. 5, No. 6, p.5 June 1990, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F.; (1990) 'A Language Rights Charter for Irish Speakers, Just News, Vol. 5, No. 6, p.5 June 1990, Belfast' Just News, . Globe icon [Details]
(1988)'Plean Forbartha Bhéal Feirste, in Comhar, pp.12-14, July, l988, Dublin'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1988) 'Plean Forbartha Bhéal Feirste, in Comhar, pp.12-14, July, l988, Dublin' COMHAR, . Globe icon [DOI] [Details]
(1988)'Belfast Urban Area Plan: The Background to the Inquiry, in Welfare Rights News, NO. 13, pp.5-7, May 1988, Belfast. (Belfast Law Centre'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1988) 'Belfast Urban Area Plan: The Background to the Inquiry, in Welfare Rights News, NO. 13, pp.5-7, May 1988, Belfast. (Belfast Law Centre' Welfare Rights News, . [Details]
(1988)'The Belfast Urban Area Plan: What Went Wrong, in Catalyst, No. 14, pp.2-3, Jan./Feb. 1988, Belfast, Community Technical Aid, N.I.)'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1988) 'The Belfast Urban Area Plan: What Went Wrong, in Catalyst, No. 14, pp.2-3, Jan./Feb. 1988, Belfast, Community Technical Aid, N.I.)' Catalyst, . [Details]
(1988)'Iarann an Tuaiscirt, in Agus, Vol.XXV111, No. 7, pp.16-19, July, l988, Cork'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1988) 'Iarann an Tuaiscirt, in Agus, Vol.XXV111, No. 7, pp.16-19, July, l988, Cork' Agus, . [Details]
(1988)'Belfast's Brave New Dawn: The Belfast Urban Area Plan, Commentary, No. 2, pp. 10-11, Winter/Spring 1988, Belfast. (Journal of Belfast Civic Trust)'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1988) 'Belfast's Brave New Dawn: The Belfast Urban Area Plan, Commentary, No. 2, pp. 10-11, Winter/Spring 1988, Belfast. (Journal of Belfast Civic Trust)' Journal of Belfast Civic Trust, . [Details]
(1988)'The Urban Development Corporation, Commentary, No. 3, pp. 22-23, Summer/Autumn 1988, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F. ; (1988) 'The Urban Development Corporation, Commentary, No. 3, pp. 22-23, Summer/Autumn 1988, Belfast' Commentary, . [Details]
(1987)'Who's Shaping Our Future, in Catalyst, No. 13 pp. 1-2, Aug/Sept. l987, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1987) 'Who's Shaping Our Future, in Catalyst, No. 13 pp. 1-2, Aug/Sept. l987, Belfast' Catalyst, . [Details]
(1987)'The Belfast Urban Area Plan: Is More Consultation Needed?, in Commentary, No. 1, pp. 6-7, June l987, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1987) 'The Belfast Urban Area Plan: Is More Consultation Needed?, in Commentary, No. 1, pp. 6-7, June l987, Belfast' Commentary, . [Details]
(1986)'Community Planning for Education, in Catalyst, No. 11, pp.24-25, Nov/Dec 1986, Belfast'
O hAdhmaill, F; (1986) 'Community Planning for Education, in Catalyst, No. 11, pp.24-25, Nov/Dec 1986, Belfast' Catalyst, . [Details]

Magazine article

YearPublication
(2006)Sinn Fein set out need for all-Ireland health strategy.
O hAdhmaill, F.; (2006) Sinn Fein set out need for all-Ireland health strategy. Ireland: Magazine article Globe icon [Details]
(2005)Protestants and republicanism.
O hAdhmaill, F.; (2005) Protestants and republicanism. Ireland: Magazine article Globe icon [Details]

Unpublished Reports

YearPublication
(1992)Irish Language Rights in N. Ireland, Report on behalf of the Committee on the Administration of Justice, submitted to the Britain and Ireland Human Rights Assembly.
O hAdhmaill; (1992) Irish Language Rights in N. Ireland, Report on behalf of the Committee on the Administration of Justice, submitted to the Britain and Ireland Human Rights Assembly. London: Unpublished Reports [Details]
(1992)Irish Medium Education in N. Ireland, Report on behalf of Gaelscoileanna, Dublin. Submitted to the Britain and Ireland Human Rights Assembly.
O hAdhmaill; (1992) Irish Medium Education in N. Ireland, Report on behalf of Gaelscoileanna, Dublin. Submitted to the Britain and Ireland Human Rights Assembly. Dublin: Unpublished Reports [Details]
(1987)Report of the Irish Language Survey in Ballymurphy, Glór na nGael, Belfast.
O hAdhmaill, F.,; (1987) Report of the Irish Language Survey in Ballymurphy, Glór na nGael, Belfast. Unpublished Reports [Details]
(1987)Report on a Survey on the Extent of Irish Language Teaching in Maintained Schools in Belfast, Glór na nGael, Belfast.
O hAdhmaill, F., ; (1987) Report on a Survey on the Extent of Irish Language Teaching in Maintained Schools in Belfast, Glór na nGael, Belfast. Unpublished Reports [Details]
(1986)The Needs of Irish Medium Education in Belfast, Glór na nGael, Belfast.
O hAdhmaill, F.,; (1986) The Needs of Irish Medium Education in Belfast, Glór na nGael, Belfast. Unpublished Reports [Details]

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Community Work Ireland member/
Committee on the Administration of Justice CAJ is an independent human rights organisation with cross community membership in Northern Ireland and beyond. It was established in 1981 and lobbies and campaigns on a broad range of human rights issues. CAJ seeks to secure the highest standards in the administration of justice in Northern Ireland by ensuring that the Government complies with its obligations in international human rights law.01-JAN-14 /
PSAI Political Studies Association of Ireland/
Social Policy Association (SPA) member/
VSSN member/
European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control Research/

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Academic Council Academic Staff Development Committee A standing committee of Academic Council, the Academic Staff Development Committee is responsible for overseeing and advising on academic staff development in accordance with international good practice.2016 /
Academic Council Graduate Studies Committee A Standing Committee of Academic Council responsible for the strategic development of the University’s approach to research education and for the development and maintenance of academic standards in this area.2016 / 2016
UCC College Of Arts Academic Development Commttee Committee Member2008 /
UCC College of Arts Graduate Studies Committee Committee member2008 /
School of Applied Social Studies Graduate Studies Committee Committee Member2007 /
School of Applied Social Studies Research Committee Committee member2010 /
UCC CARL/Science Shop Committee Committee member2006 / 2014

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2016)ISSP/NESC Day Conference,
Forde, C., O'Byrne, D. and O hAdhmaill, F. (2016) Austerity, Local Government Change and Competitive Tendering: Implications for Communities, Social Inclusion and Social Policy in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], ISSP/NESC Day Conference, Department of Justice, Dublin , 11-MAY-16 - 11-MAY-16. [Details]
(2016)ISTR Bi-Annual Conference,
O'Byrne, D., Forde, C., O hAdhmaill, F. (2016) ‘A Perfect Storm’: The Impact of Local Government Change, Competitive Tendering and Austerity in Ireland on Local Democracy and Community Development. [Oral Presentation], ISTR Bi-Annual Conference, Stockholm , 06-JUL-16 - 08-JUL-16. [Details]
(2015)Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, Social Policy Association (SPA) Annual Conference July 2015,
Féilim Ó hAdhmaill (2015) Session: The Third Sector: Paradox, Specificity and Approach. [Chair Sessions at Symposia], Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, Social Policy Association (SPA) Annual Conference July 2015, Belfast , 06-JUL-15 - 08-JUL-15. [Details]
(2015)The Changing Face of Local and Community Development in Ireland, UCC, 2015,
Forde, C., O'Byrne, D. and O hAdhmaill, F. (2015) Community Development in Ireland under Austerity and Local Government Change: Policy and Practice. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Changing Face of Local and Community Development in Ireland, UCC, 2015, University College Cork , 21-OCT-15 - 21-OCT-15. [Details]
(2015)Political Studies Association of Ireland, Annual Conference 2015,
Ó hAdhmaill, F; O’Byrne, D., and Forde, C., (2015) ‘The Death of Community Development? The Impact of Local Government Reform in Ireland on Local Democracy’. [Oral Presentation], Political Studies Association of Ireland, Annual Conference 2015, Cork , 16-OCT-15 - 18-OCT-15. [Details]
(2015)NCVO/VSSN Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference,
Forde, C., O hAdhmaill, F. and O'Byrne, D. (2015) Community Development in Ireland under Austerity and Local Government Change: Policy and Practice. [Oral Presentation], NCVO/VSSN Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, Leeds, England , 08-SEP-15 - 09-SEP-15. [Details]
(2015)Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, Social Policy Association (SPA) Annual Conference,
Forde, C., O hAdhmaill, F. and O'Byrne, D. (2015) Community Development in Ireland under Austerity and Local Government Reform: Policy and Practice. [Oral Presentation], Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, Social Policy Association (SPA) Annual Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland , 06-JUL-15 - 08-JUL-15. [Details]
(2015)Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, Social Policy Association (SPA) Annual Conference,
Ó hAdhmaill, F., and O'Riordan, J. (2015) From bad to worse :The impact of austerity on social care in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Social Policy in the Spotlight: Change, Continuity and Challenge, Social Policy Association (SPA) Annual Conference, Belfast , 06-JUL-15 - 08-JUL-15. [Details]
(2015)‘Understanding Conflict: Research, ideas and responses to security threats’University of Bath, June 2015,
Ó hAdhmaill, F. (2015) ‘Who are the ‘Terrorists’? An Exploration of Gramscian hegemonic discourse in academia. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], ‘Understanding Conflict: Research, ideas and responses to security threats’University of Bath, June 2015, University of Bath, England , 08-JUN-15 - 11-JUN-15. [Details]
(2014)The Irish Welfare State In and After Crisis,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim and O'Riordan, Jacqui (2014) The Impact of Austerity on Family Caring in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Irish Welfare State In and After Crisis, University College Cork, Ireland , 28-MAR-14 - 28-MAR-14. [Details]
(2014)Liberation Theology and the North of Ireland,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Liberation Theology and the North of Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Liberation Theology and the North of Ireland, St Mary's University College, Belfast , 02-AUG-14 - 02-AUG-14. [Details]
(2014)Public Lecture: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict - Role of the Arts and Narrative,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Public Lecture: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict - Role of the Arts and Narrative. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Public Lecture: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict - Role of the Arts and Narrative, Gresham Metropole Hotel, Cork, Ireland , 16-SEP-14 - 16-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Lethal Allies: The Collapse of the Rule of Law in the N. Ireland Conflict’,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Lethal Allies: The Collapse of the Rule of Law in the N. Ireland Conflict’. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Lethal Allies: The Collapse of the Rule of Law in the N. Ireland Conflict’, University College Cork , 16-OCT-14 - 16-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014)International Conference: Changing Mindsets, Changing Minds: The Rights of Children Affected by Parental Imprisonment,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Chair: International Perspectives. [Chair Sessions at Symposia], International Conference: Changing Mindsets, Changing Minds: The Rights of Children Affected by Parental Imprisonment, University College Cork, Ireland , 05-DEC-14 - 05-DEC-14. [Details]
(2014)Aftermath: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict - the Role of the Arts and Narrative,,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Aftermath: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict - the Role of the Arts and Narrative,. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Aftermath: Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict - the Role of the Arts and Narrative,, University College Cork, Ireland , 16-SEP-14 - 16-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Alignment of Local Government and Local Development:,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Alignment of Local Government and Local Development:. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Alignment of Local Government and Local Development:, University College Cork , 26-NOV-14 - 26-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014)Local Government Reform and its Implications for the Community Sector,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Workshop Organising Committee member. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Local Government Reform and its Implications for the Community Sector, Firkin Crane Arts Centre, Cork , 05-DEC-14 - 05-DEC-14. [Details]
(2014)IBIS, Constitutions and Culture Wars: Northern Ireland, the Irish State and the North-South Dimension,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2014) Roundtable: North-South after the May 2014 Elections. [Invited Oral Presentation], IBIS, Constitutions and Culture Wars: Northern Ireland, the Irish State and the North-South Dimension, Institute for British and Irish Studies, University College Dublin , 16-JUN-14 - 16-JUN-14. [Details]
(2013)War in the Visual Arts,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2013) Truth and agency in Modern and Contemporary Photography and Film. [Chair Sessions at Symposia], War in the Visual Arts, University College Cork, Ireland , 12-SEP-13 - 13-SEP-13. [Details]
(2013)Social Policy Association Conference,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim and O'Riordan, Jacqui (2013) Family Caring in a Low Interventionist State. [Invited Oral Presentation], Social Policy Association Conference, Sheffield University, England , 08-JUL-13 - 10-JUL-13. [Details]
(2013)Public Lecture: Language, Resistance and Revival From Prison to Community,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2013) Public Lecture: Language, Resistance and Revival From Prison to Community. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Public Lecture: Language, Resistance and Revival From Prison to Community, Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland , 07-NOV-13 - 07-NOV-13. [Details]
(2013)Poverty and Deprivation North and South in Ireland,
O'hAdhmaill, Feilim (2013) Poverty and Deprivation: Former Political Prisoners and their Families. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Poverty and Deprivation North and South in Ireland, Derry , 06-SEP-13 - 07-SEP-13. [Details]
(2013)Beyond the Wire: Dealing with the legacy of conflict and imprisonment: the impact on former politically motivated prisoners and their families,
O'hAdhmaill, Feilim (2013) Post=Traumatic Stress and Former Political Prisoners. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Beyond the Wire: Dealing with the legacy of conflict and imprisonment: the impact on former politically motivated prisoners and their families, MAC Conference Centre, Belfast , 05-JUN-13 - 05-JUN-13. [Details]
(2013)A Better Good Friday Agreement?: 15 Years After The Good Friday Agreement,
O'hAdhmaill, F. (2013) A Better Good Friday Agreement?: 15 Years After The Good Friday Agreement. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], A Better Good Friday Agreement?: 15 Years After The Good Friday Agreement, Linenhall Library, Belfast , 24-MAY-13 - 24-MAY-13. [Details]
(2013)‘Language and Identity: Contested Sites?’,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2013) ‘Language and Identity: Contested Sites?’. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ‘Language and Identity: Contested Sites?’, University College Cork, Ireland , 07-NOV-13 - 07-NOV-13. [Details]
(2013)War in the Visual Arts,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2013) Chair: Truth and agency in Modern and Contemporary Photography and Film. [Chair Sessions at Symposia], War in the Visual Arts, University College Cork, Ireland , 12-SEP-13 - 13-SEP-13. [Details]
(2012)Lost in Austerity: Rethinking the Community/Voluntary Sector,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2012) Lost in Austerity: Rethinking the Community/Voluntary Sector. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Lost in Austerity: Rethinking the Community/Voluntary Sector, University College Cork, Ireland , 23-FEB-12 - 23-FEB-12. [Details]
(2012)Imagining Ireland as a Flourishing Society,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2012) Imagining Ireland as a Flourishing Society. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Imagining Ireland as a Flourishing Society, University College, Cork, Ireland , 14-NOV-12 - 14-NOV-12. [Details]
(2012)ESF-LiU Conference: In search of Peace: Dialogues between theories and practices,
O'hAdhmaill, Feilim (2012) The Politics of Peace Building. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], ESF-LiU Conference: In search of Peace: Dialogues between theories and practices, Norrkoping, Sweden , 20-OCT-12 - 24-OCT-12. [Details]
(2012)Youth Dialogue Workshop,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2012) Peace Building workshop. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Youth Dialogue Workshop, Gresham Metropole Hotel, Cork , 20-APR-12 - 22-APR-12. [Details]
(2011)NAIRTL 5th Annual Conference and Galway Symposium on Higher Education, June 9-10. Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim; (2011) Participatory research as a teaching and learning tool for voluntary sector management students. [Invited Oral Presentation], NAIRTL 5th Annual Conference and Galway Symposium on Higher Education, June 9-10. Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education, NUI Galway , 09-JUN-11 - 10-JUN-11. [Details]
(2011)Creative Educations Workshop, U.C.C,
Ó hAdhmaill, F.; (2011) Educational Inequalities; The Importance of Community. [Invited Oral Presentation], Creative Educations Workshop, U.C.C, University College Cork , 14-SEP-11 - 14-SEP-11. [Details]
(2010)Harry Holland Memorial Lecture,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2010) Vision of the New Republic. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Harry Holland Memorial Lecture, Gort na Móna, Belfast , 11-NOV-10 - 11-NOV-10. [Details]
(2008)Connecting with Family Carers,
Ó hAdhmaill, Féilim (2008) Connecting with Family Carers. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Connecting with Family Carers, University College Cork . [Details]
(2008)Language, Politics and Society, POBAL Conference, St Mary's University College, Belfast,
O hAdhmaill, F.; (2008) The Irish Language, Politics and Society. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Language, Politics and Society, POBAL Conference, St Mary's University College, Belfast, St Mary's University College, Belfast , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)Third Inter Institutional Retention Colloquium, `New perspectives on retention in further and higher education',
Jointly with Wilson, M. and O hAodáin, M. ; (2008) Moving from the Margins to the Mainstream: Implementing Social Inclusion with Non Traditional Students in Professional Education. [Oral Presentation], Third Inter Institutional Retention Colloquium, `New perspectives on retention in further and higher education', University of Limerick , 01-SEP-08 - 01-SEP-08. [Details]
(2008)Ról na mionlach eitneach san éagsúlacht teanga - láidreacht nó laige don earnáil? The role of ethnic minorities in linguistic diversity- a strength or weakness for the sector?Gaelscolaíocht Éireann Conference, 2008,
O hAdhmaill, F.; (2008) Minority Languages in Historical Context. [Oral Presentation], Ról na mionlach eitneach san éagsúlacht teanga - láidreacht nó laige don earnáil? The role of ethnic minorities in linguistic diversity- a strength or weakness for the sector?Gaelscolaíocht Éireann Conference, 2008, Canal Court Hotel Newry, Co Down , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)Connecting with Family Carers, International Conference (Conference Organising Committee Member),
Jointly with O'Riordan, J.and Duggan, H. ; (2008) Carers Needs and Their Access to Services: Preliminary Research Findings, Paper presented to the UCC `Connecting with Family Carers, International Conference, UCC 4th September 2008. [Oral Presentation], Connecting with Family Carers, International Conference (Conference Organising Committee Member), UCC , 04-SEP-08 - 04-SEP-08. [Details]
(2008)`The Good Friday Agreement 10 Years On' Conference, Southampton Solent University, England,
O hAdhmaill, F.; (2008) The Good Friday Agreement 10 Years On: A Critical Consideration of Key Issues and Perspectives. [Oral Presentation], `The Good Friday Agreement 10 Years On' Conference, Southampton Solent University, England, Southampton Solent University, England , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)International Science Shop Conference: Linking Communities and University Research, U.C.C. (Conference Organising Committee Member),
Jointly with Walker, D.; (2008) Community- Coping with Change and Diversity. [Oral Presentation], International Science Shop Conference: Linking Communities and University Research, U.C.C. (Conference Organising Committee Member), U.C.C , 01-APR-08 - 01-APR-08. [Details]

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
UCC, Cork Lecturer01-JUN-06 /

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1990University of Ulster PHDD.Phil Social Policy
1983University of Ulster B.Sc. (Honours)B.Sc. Social Policy 2:1
2007U.C.C Postgraduate CertificatePost Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning
2006CPCAB DIPLOMAAdvanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
2008UCC DIPLOMADioplóma sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach
1999Open University DiplomaUndergraduate Diploma in European Humanities
2001Open University CertificateUndergraduate Certificate in Management of Voluntary Organisations
1996Trinity College Oxford award DiplomaDiploma TEFL

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
Irish FluentFluentFluent
English FluentFluentFluent
French FunctionalBasicBasic

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
Cork Carers Association: research jointly with O'Riordan, J. and Duggan, H. Carers Needs and Their Access to Services: on behalf of Cork Carers Assoc.

Jointly with O'Riordan, J. and Duggan, H. Carers Needs and Their Access to Services: on behalf of Cork Carers Assoc.

Carrigtoohill Familly Resource Centre: Community, Change and Diversity, Science Shop research on behalf of Carrigtoohill Familly resource Centre
West Belfast Economic Forum: Research Consultant on a research project into employment and training in Belfast
Coiste na nIar-Chimí: Research Consultancy, on training provision/ problems of employment and re-integration of politically motivated ex-prisoners
Various research consultancies for a number of radio and television programmes for BBC and RTE concerning voluntary sector issues, community projects, social aspects of planning and Irish language policy. (l987-l990). E.g. research consultant and contrib

Outreach Activities

 Description

2014- present, Board of Directors, Gael Taca, Cork.

2012-present Board of Management, Gaelscoil Úi Drisceoil, Gleann Maighir, Corcaigh. (Patrons Representative, Foras Patrúnachta)                      

2011-2014 CARL/Science Shop Community Advisory Group 

2010-2014 Board member, Cork Sexual Health Centre, Cork


2010-12 Committee Member, Cork "Claiming Our Future".


2002-06 Literature and Discussions Committee, member, Féile an Phobail 

2001-02 Board member, Comhairle na Gaelscolaíochta (statutory body overseeing policy and development in the Irish medium Sector in the North of Ireland).


2003-06 West Belfast Against Racism (committee member)

2001-2006 Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (national committee founder member)

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Critical Social Thinking: Policy And Practice Member of Editorial Board01-SEP-10 - 05-SEP-11
Just News Member of Editorial Board01-JAN-90 - 12-DEC-93
Scope Member of Editorial Board01-JAN-90 - 01-JAN-93
Welfare Rights News Member of Editorial Board01-JAN-88 - 01-JAN-90
Catalyst Member of Editorial Board01-JAN-86 - 01-JAN-87

Other Activities

 Description

2015-2018 External Examiner, Cork Institute of Technology, BA Social Care

2016 External Examiner (PhD), Queen's University, Belfast

2014 External Examiner (PhD) University of Ulster

2014 Visiting Lecturer, Universidad del País Vasco, (University of the Basque Country)

2012 Visiting Lecturer, Universidad del País Vasco, (University of the Basque Country)

2009-12 External Examiner University of Limerick

2009 External representative, Course Revalidation Panel, BSc (Hons) Community Development, University of Ulster



Teaching Interests

Comparative Social Policy,Human Rights and Social Policy, Community Development, Conflict Transformation and Peace Building, Conflict in the North of Ireland, Citizenship and Diversity. 

Currently teaching on the following modules

SS2030 Conflict, Transformation and Peace building
SS2018 Politics and Social Policy 11
SS3032 Politics and Social Policy 111
SS3027 Comparative Social Policy
SS3211 Social Work Methods 11 Community Development
SS6600 Principles, Values and Policy in the Voluntary Sector

SS6606 Social Policy and the Voluntary and Community Sector

SS6311 Conflict, Transformation and Peace building
SS6602 Applied Social Research Methods
SS6603 Interculturalism and Equality
SS6605 Applied Social Research Project

Currently Programme Director for the M.Soc.Sc. in Voluntary and Community Sector Management (See also http://postgradireland.com/course/8852 and http://www.facebook.com/pages/UCC-Masters-in-Voluntary-and-Community-Sector-Management/134637663277006)

External Examining

2015-2018 External Examiner, Cork Institute of Technology, BA Social Care

2014 External Examiner (PhD) University of Ulster

2009-12 External Examiner University of Limerick

Degree Validation Panels

2009 External representative, Course Revalidation Panel, BSc (Hons) Community Development, University of Ulster

Numerous UCC Programme Approval Panels

Visiting Lecturer

2014 Visiting Lecturer, Universidad del País Vasco, (University of the Basque Country)

2012 Visiting Lecturer, Universidad del País Vasco, (University of the Basque Country)

Recent Postgraduates

 Graduation YearStudent NameInstitutionDegree TypeThesis Title
2015Lynda Garrett University College CorkPHDThe Student Bullying of Teachers in Irish Second Level Schools: Exploring the Influence of Historicla Low Intervention on Contemporary Policy Responses in Ireland

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Ni Shionnain Ursula Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2016Conflict Transformation and Peace Building SS2030Conflict Transformation and Peace Building
2016Conflict Transformation and Peace Building SS6321Conflict Transformation and Peace Building
2016Community Conflict Transformation and Peace Building SS5029Community Conflict Transformation and Peace Building
2016Social Policy in the Voluntary and Community Sector SS6606Social Policy in the Voluntary and Community Sector
2017Politics and Social Policy II SS2018Politics and Social Policy II
2017Dissertation in Voluntary and Community Sector Management SS6605Dissertation in Voluntary and Community Sector Management
2016Conflict Transformation and Peace Building SS6311Conflict Transformation and Peace Building
2016Comparative Social Policy II SS3027Comparative Social Policy II
2016Applied Social Research in the Third Sector SS6602Applied Social Research in the Third Sector
2016Community Conflict Transformation and Peace Building SS3118Community Conflict Transformation and Peace Building