Publications :: Brendan O'Keeffe

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Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

O'Keeffe, B. (2009); “Regional and Local Development in Ireland – the Potential of LEADER Partnerships to provide Municipal Government;” Lex Localis – Journal of Local Self-Government. Vol. 7. (3) pp 257-271.
O'Keeffe, B. (2008) "Examining the Challenges of Citizen Participation and Multi-Level Governance: the case of Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown". SPAN: Charleroi. Research Report
O'Keeffe, B., Creamer, C., Blair, N., and Van Egeraat, C. (2008), “Tough Love: Local Cross-Border Co-operation Faces the Challenge of Sustainability”. The Journal of Cross-Border Studies in Ireland, No. 3.

Non Peer Reviewed Publications

O’Keeffe, B. and Douglas D. (2009); “Rural Development in Newfoundland & Labrador and Ireland: Governance and its Prospects and Potentials” in Baldacchino, G., Greenwood, R. and Felt, L. eds. Remote Control – Governance Lessons for and from Small, Insular and Remote Regions; St. John’s (Ca.) Institute of Social and Economic Research; ISBN 978-1-894725-07-1
Creamer, C., Blaire, N., Keaveney, K., O’Keeffe, B. and Driscoll, J. (2009); Rural Restructuring: Local Sustainable Solutions to the Rural Challenge. Armagh; ICLRD (International Centre for Local and Regional Development); ISBN 978-1-906879-01-3
O'Keeffe, B. and Douglas, D. (2009); “Rural Development and the Regional Construct: A Comparative Analysis of the Newfoundland and Labrador and Ireland Contexts” in Baldacchino, G., Greenwood, R. and Felt, L. eds. Remote Control – Governance Lessons for and from Small, Insular and Remote Regions; St. John’s (Ca.) Institute of Social and Economic Research.
Creamer, C., Blaire, N. O’Keeffe, B. and Van Egeraat, C. (2008) ‘Tough Love: “Local Cross-Border Co-operation Faces the Challenge of Sustainability’, Journal of Cross Border Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1.
Creamer, C., Blair,N., J. Driscoll, Van Egeraat, C. & O'Keeffe, B. (2008). "Border Effective: The Economic Competitiveness Challenge Facing Towns and Villages in the Irish Border Region", CD-ROM of 48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), Liverpool, 27-31 August.

Working Papers

O'Keeffe, B. and Creamer, C. (2009); Local Government in The Republic of Ireland; OLA (Observation Network on Local Autonomy) Working Paper; Université de Lille

Conference Papers

Creamer, C. with O’Keeffe, B., Keaveney K.and Blair, N. (2009) 'Rural Restructuring: An Opportunity within a Challenge', Conference of Irish Geographers. University College Cork, 16 May.
O'Keeffe, B. (2009) Impact Evaluations and Lessons from Other Programmes, Irish LEADER Support Unit Seminar on Rural Development Evaluation.
Creamer, C. with Blair, N., Driscoll, J., Keaveney, K. and O'Keeffe, B. (2009) 'Rural Restructuring: Local sustainable solutions to the rural challenge', Presentation to the North South Ministerial Council: Agriculture Sectoral Meeting. Greenmount College of Agriculture & Horticulture, Antrim, 21 July.
Creamer, C. with Keaveney, K., O’Keeffe, B., and Blair, N. (2009) 'Rural Restructuring: Local sustainable solutions to the rural challenge', Rural Restructuring: Local Sustainable Solutions to the Rural Challenge. The Blackwater Learning Centre, Knockconan, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan, 8 May.
Creamer, C. & O’Keeffe, B. (2009) "Divergence in Policy and Practice: Government and Community Perspectives on rural Development", Annual Conference of the Irish Social Science Platform (ISSP). NUI Galway, 1-2 December.
O'Keeffe, B. (2009) 'Co-Creating the Resilient Community', Tipperary Institute: Ceiliúradh ’09: Building Sustainable Communities.
O'Keeffe, B. and Creamer, C. (2009) Rural Restructuring: An Opportunity within a Challenge, Annual Conference of Irish Geographers
O'Keeffe, B. (2009) 'Fostering Mutual Benefits in Cross-Border Areas - The Case of the Small Towns along the Irish Border', Regional Studies Association, Annual International Conference. Leuven, Belgium, 6-8 April.
Creamer, C. Blair, N., O’Keeffe, B. & Van Egeraat, C. (2008) 'Small Town Connectivity in the Irish Border Region'. The Conference of Irish Geographers, University of Liverpool, May.
O'Keeffe, B. with Creamer, C. (2008) 'Stuck Behind a Tractor! The 'Celtic Tiger' and its slow chug towards the Border', ISSP Annual Conference “After the Celtic Tiger”. Dublin City University, 11-12 September.
McCafferty, D. with O’Keeffe, B. (2008) 'Community in Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland', Conference “Parishes in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities”. MIC, 22-23 May.
Creamer, C., Blair, N., Driscoll, J., Van Egeraat, C. & O’Keeffe,B. (2008) 'Border Effective: The Economic Competitiveness Challenge Facing Towns and Villages in the Irish Border Region'. 48th Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), Liverpool, 27-31 August.
Creamer, C., Blair, N., Driscoll, J., Van Egeraat, C. & O’Keeffe, B. (2008) 'Drivers of Connectivity: Understanding the Nature, the Challenges and the Potentials'. Paper presented to delegation of central and local government officials from Croatia; hosted by North South Ministerial Council (NSMC), Armagh City Hotel, 2 April.
O'Keeffe, B. (2008) 'Governance in a Post-Cohesion Scenario', PLANET (The Partnerships’ Network) Symposium Think Tank.
O'Keeffe, B. (2008) “Local Government – Integrated or Segregated?”, Local Authority Members’ Association Winter Conference.
O'Keeffe, B. (2008) “Local Government – Integrated or Segregated?, Local Authority Members’ Association Winter Conference.
McCafferty, D. with Breathnach, P. & O’Keeffe, B. (2008) 'Territorial Structures for Effective Urban/Regional Governance in Ireland', ISSP Annual Conference “After the Celtic Tiger”. Dublin City University, 11 -12 September.
O'Keeffe, B. (2008) 'LEADER Partnerships as Agents of Rural Economic Development – Lessons from Ireland', Regional Studies Association International Conference “Regions: The Dilemmas of Integration and Competition”. University of Economics, Prague, 27-29 May.
Breathnach, P., McCafferty, D. & O’Keeffe, B. (2008)'Territorial Structures for Effective Urban/Regional Governance in Ireland'. ISSP Annual Conference “After the Celtic Tiger”. Dublin City University, 11-12 September.
O'Keeffe, B. (2008) “Fermoy 20:20 : a Sustainable and Competitive Micro-Region”, Why Fermoy?, Conference organised by Teagasc and Fermoy Enterprise Board to discuss development strategies for the town and surrounding areas.
Creamer, C., Blair, N., Driscoll, J., Van Egeraat, C. & O’Keeffe, B. (2008) 'Stuck Behind a Tractor! The ‘Celtic Tiger’ and its Slow Chug Towards the Border'. ISSP Annual Conference “After the Celtic Tiger”. Dublin City University, 11-12 September.
 
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