An Analysis of How The Irish Times Portrayed Irish Nursing During the 1999 Strike

  title={An Analysis of How The Irish Times Portrayed Irish Nursing During the 1999 Strike},
  author={J. Clarke and C. O’Neill},
  journal={Nursing Ethics},
  pages={350 - 359}
  • J. Clarke, C. O’Neill
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Nursing Ethics
  • The aim of this article is to explore the images of nursing that were presented in the media during the recent industrial action by nurses and midwives in the Republic of Ireland. Although both nurses and midwives took industrial strike action, the strike was referred to as ‘the nurses’ strike’ and both nurses and midwives were generally referred to by the generic term ‘nurses’. Data were gathered from the printed news media of The Irish Times over a period of one month - 4 October to 4… CONTINUE READING
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