Case Studies

National Mens Health Research Centre

Dr. Noel Richardson is perhaps the most influential figure in the sphere of men’s health in Ireland. The IT Carlow academic played a key role in developing men’s health as a distinct discipline within Irish healthcare studies. He was the principal author of both Ireland’s first-ever National Policy on men’s health in 2009, and the… View Article


ESB has an iconic presence throughout the history of the Irish state. It looms large in the public consciousness as a symbol of modernity, inter-connectedness and public service.    Today, ESB employs more than 7,000 people across its various operations, which include ESB Networks – the gallant band of men and women responsible for keeping… View Article

CIE, Irish Rail and Bus Eireann

Few careers are as stereotypically masculine as those in the railway industry. The very word still conjures images of brawny labourers hammering spikes into tracks, of avuncular ticket men in peaked caps, of small boys’ dreams of becoming train drivers.   “The industry is still overwhelmingly male”, says Anne Farrell, Health Promotion Executive with Irish… View Article

St. Vincent’s University Hospital

Tell us about your experiences of engaging men to look after their health in their workplace? The SVUH workforce comprises of a 70% female and 30% male workforce.  The Department of Preventive Medicine and health Promotion does a lot of health promotion events and promotions which would not necessarily be targeted in a  gender specific… View Article