Dr Joe Larragy

Applied Social Studies

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Lecturer

Laraghbryan House
4.4
(01) 7084572

Biography

Dr Joe Larragy, Lecturer in Social Policy, He is PhD programme co-ordinator in Applied Social Studies and  Social Policy subject leader. He studied Economics and Sociology in Trinity College Dublin, and graduated with BA Mod (Sociology). He has an MA in Social Theory from UCC and a PhD in Social Policy from UCD. His doctoral research was on the Community and Voluntary Pillar in Social Partnership in Ireland 1987-2007.
 
Joe joined the Department of Applied Social Studies in 2001. He previously was Tutor at University of Limerick, Research Officer in the Department of Industrial Relations in UCD, Research Officer at the National Council for the Elderly and Social Policy Analyst at the National Economic and Social Council. Before joining the staff at Maynooth, he was a Newman Scholar at UCD in the Non-Profit Sector.

 

His research interests include Social Policy and Ageing, the Third Sector and Civil Society, volunteering, and state-civil,society relationships. He has worked with several organisations in the statutory and NGO sector in Ireland in research, policy analysis and advisory roles, in particular in ageing related fields.

He represented NUIM on the Board of the County Kildare Leader Partnership Company from October 2011 to December 2013. He is a member of the Academic Council and represents the University in promoting age friendly policies in the region.

In 2012 he founded Maynooth Green Campus, a major initiative that includes climate justice and sustainable practices. As a result of this work, MU has become the first University in Ireland to adopt a fossil free investment policy and is a leader in the University sector in promoting awareness around Climate Change and its social justice implications and in promoting divestment.

Joe Larragy is an active member of the Pensions Policy Research Group, which brings together independent researchers in Ireland.
He is a member of the Management Committee of COST Action on Reducing Old-Age Social Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy (ROSENet), which runs from 2016-2019. He has worked with many older people's NGOs providing policy analysis and avice and currently represents Maynooth University on the Meath Age Friendly Alliance.

His publications cover civil society and the state, social partnership in Ireland, ageing policy in Ireland. Among his recent publications is Asymmetric Engagement: The Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership, published by Manchester University Press in 2014. He also wrote a policy submision on Behalf of Older and Bolder, A Bounty not a Burden, which was influential in shaping the Irish government's national positive ageing strategy.














Books

  Year Publication
2014 Asymmetric Engagement: The Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership.
Larragy, Joe (2014) Asymmetric Engagement: The Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership. : Manchester University Press. [Details]
1997 Social Policy in Europe in the Run-Up to the IGC: The Medium-Term Social Action Programme 1995-97.
Larragy, Joe (1997) Social Policy in Europe in the Run-Up to the IGC: The Medium-Term Social Action Programme 1995-97. : Institute of European Affairs. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2010 'Changing State-Civil Society Relationships in Ireland'
Donoghue, F;Larragy, J (2010) 'Changing State-Civil Society Relationships in Ireland' In: POLICY INITIATIVES TOWARDS THE THIRD SECTOR IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE. BERLIN: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN. [DOI] [Details]
2007 'Transformations in Governance '
Joe Larragy and Brendan Bartley (2007) 'Transformations in Governance ' In: Understanding Contemporary Ireland. London: Pluto. [Details]
2002 'Through the lens of civil society: a perspective on social partnership in Ireland'
Joe Larragy (2002) 'Through the lens of civil society: a perspective on social partnership in Ireland' In: Social Partnership after the Celtic Tiger. Dublin: CORI. [Details]
2000 'Ireland'
Roche, William K., Joe Larragy, and Jacqueline Ashmore (2000) 'Ireland' In: The Societies of Europe: Trade Unions in Western Europe Since 1945. Palgrave / Macmillan: Basingstoke. [Details]
1998 'The Welfare Mix typology and the Evolution of Negotiated Governance'
Joe Larragy (1998) 'The Welfare Mix typology and the Evolution of Negotiated Governance' In: Negotiated Economic and Social Governance in Europe, 1998 (Proceedings of COST A7 Workshop in Dublin, May 1996). Luxembourg: European Communities. [Details]
1998 'Social Policy'
Joe Larragy (1998) 'Social Policy' In: The Amsterdam Treaty: What it Means. Dublin: Institute of European Affairs. [Details]
1996 'Families and Voluntary Bodies in a Mixed Economy of Welfare - A Perspective on the Irish Case'
Joe Larragy (1996) 'Families and Voluntary Bodies in a Mixed Economy of Welfare - A Perspective on the Irish Case' In: Welfare Systems and European Integration, Proceedings from the COST A7 Workshop, Tampere, Finland, Aug 24-27 1995. Tampere: University of Tampere. [Details]
1996 'Health and Social Care: Implications of Population Ageing'
Joe Larragy (1996) 'Health and Social Care: Implications of Population Ageing' In: Health and Social Care: Implications of Population Ageing 1991-2011, Report No 43, 1996. Dublin: National Council for the Elderly. [Details]
1994 'Institutional Services and Informal Care'
Joe Larragy (1994) 'Institutional Services and Informal Care' In: Support Services of Elderly People Living at Home Finnucane, P., Tiernan, J., and Moane, G.. National Council for the Elderly Report No. 40. [Details]
1987 'The Trend of Unionisation in the Irish Republic, 1940-1984'
W.K. Roche and Joe Larragy (1987) 'The Trend of Unionisation in the Irish Republic, 1940-1984' In: Industrial Relations in Ireland. Dublin: Dept. of Industrial Relations, UCD. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
1998 Negotiated Economic and Social Governance and European Integration
Rory O'donnell and Joe Larragy (Ed.). (1998) Negotiated Economic and Social Governance and European Integration Brussels: European Community. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
1993 'Formal Service Provision and the Care of the Elderly in Ireland'
Joseph F Larragy (1993) 'Formal Service Provision and the Care of the Elderly in Ireland'. JOURNAL OF CROSS-CULTURAL GERONTOLOGY, 8 :361-374 [Details]
1993 'Views and Perceptions of Older Irish People'
Joe Larragy (1993) 'Views and Perceptions of Older Irish People'. SOCIAL POLICY & ADMINISTRATION, 27 :235-247 [Details]
1990 'Cyclical and institutional determinants of annual trade union growth and decline in Ireland: evidence from the DUES data series'
W.K. Roche and J. Larragy (1990) 'Cyclical and institutional determinants of annual trade union growth and decline in Ireland: evidence from the DUES data series'. EUROPEAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, 6 :49-72 [IR Link] [Details]
1988 'James Connolly: Myth and Reality'
Joe Larragy (1988) 'James Connolly: Myth and Reality'. SAOTHAR (JOURNAL OF THE IRISH LABOUR HISTORY SOCIETY), :49-53 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2015 The Community Pillar in Irish Social Partnership 1987-2009: Analysis and Prospects
Larragy, Joe (2015) The Community Pillar in Irish Social Partnership 1987-2009: Analysis and Prospects Irish Social Policy Association Seminar 22 April 2015 at Dublin Institute of Technology [Details]
2006 Origins and significance of the community and voluntary pillar in Irish social partnership
Larragy J. (2006) Origins and significance of the community and voluntary pillar in Irish social partnership Economic and Social Review , pp.375-398 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2001 CIVIL SOCIETY VERSUS MARKET IN IRISH SOCIAL POLICY?.
JOE LARRAGY (2001) CIVIL SOCIETY VERSUS MARKET IN IRISH SOCIAL POLICY?. [Plenary Lecture], Irish Social Policy Association annual conference, TCD , 16-MAR-17 [Details]
2004 ‘Social Partnership and the changing significance of the Community-Voluntary Pillar’.
Larragy, J. (2004) ‘Social Partnership and the changing significance of the Community-Voluntary Pillar’. [Plenary Lecture], Social Partnership: A New Kind of Governance, NUI Maynooth , 14-SEP-04 - 15-SEP-04 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2010 Feeling the Pinch: One Year On.
Boyle Maura and Larragy Joe (2010) Feeling the Pinch: One Year On. Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
1987 Ireland, a Sociological Profile, ed. P.Clancy et al. (Dublin 1986).
Joe Larragy (1987) Ireland, a Sociological Profile, ed. P.Clancy et al. (Dublin 1986). Book Review [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
2011 Ageing and Sustainability in the Irish Welfare State.
Larragy Joe and Larragy Adam (2011) Ageing and Sustainability in the Irish Welfare State. Conference Paper [Details]
2009 Asymmetric Engagement - Reflections on a Case study of the Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership.
Larragy, Joe (2009) Asymmetric Engagement - Reflections on a Case study of the Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership. Conference Paper [Details]
2004 Origins and Significance of the Community-Voluntary Pillar's Entry to Irish Social Partnership Joe Larragy.
Joe Larragy (2004) Origins and Significance of the Community-Voluntary Pillar's Entry to Irish Social Partnership Joe Larragy. Conference Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Ireland’s Economic Turnaround – Origins and Implications for Social Policy.
Joe Larragy (2001) Ireland’s Economic Turnaround – Origins and Implications for Social Policy. Conference Paper [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
2010 A Bounty not a Burden! Submission on the National Positive Ageing Strategy.
Larragy Joe (2010) A Bounty not a Burden! Submission on the National Positive Ageing Strategy. Technical Publication [IR Link] [Details]
2001 International Approaches to Volunteering - a comparative study of volunteering policies in five countries and the EU.
Joe Larragy (2001) International Approaches to Volunteering - a comparative study of volunteering policies in five countries and the EU. Technical Publication [Details]
1991 The Role and Future Development of Nursing Homes in Ireland.
E. O Shea, D. Donnison and J. Larragy, (1991) The Role and Future Development of Nursing Homes in Ireland. Technical Publication [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
2006 Social Foundations for an Uncertain Future.
J Larragy, S. Ó Cinnéide and S. Ó Riain (2006) Social Foundations for an Uncertain Future. Working Paper [Details]
1997 Social Policy in Europe in the Run-Up to the IGC: The Medium-Term Social Action Programme 1995-97.
Joe Larragy (1997) Social Policy in Europe in the Run-Up to the IGC: The Medium-Term Social Action Programme 1995-97. Working Paper [Details]
1996 The Unemployment Statistics Debate: Do We Need a Change of Focus?.
Joe Larragy (1996) The Unemployment Statistics Debate: Do We Need a Change of Focus?. Working Paper [Details]
1995 Social Integration of Older People in Ireland.
Eamon O'Shea and Joe Larragy (1995) Social Integration of Older People in Ireland. Working Paper [Details]