CDI is committed to the interpretation, translation, and dissemination of our learning.  A key element of this process is to share insights and findings with the academic community.  Here are a selection of such articles.

Journal Publications

Restorative Practices in Action: Tallaght West – A Case Study

Authors: Casey, C.,  McNally, S. , O’Keeffe, A., and  Quinn, M.

This article first appeared in The Irish Review of Community Economic  Development Law and Policy, Volume2, Issue 1, June 2013, pp.63-70 , published by the Northside Community Law and Mediation Centre.


Restorative Practices in Action: Tallaght West Childhood Development Initiatives’ Restorative Practices Programme

Author: Casey, C.

This article was published by the Edward Kennedy Institute, Maynooth University, in their Journal of Mediation and Applied Conflict Analysis, Issue 1, Volume 1, January 2014.


The Childhood Development Initiative Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Programme: A Three- Pronged Approach to SLT Delivery in the Community. (2013)

Authors: McNally, S. & Smith, G.

This article first appeared in An Leanbh Óg: The OMEP Ireland Journal of Early Childhood Studies, Volume 7, April 2013, pp. 119-127

An Leanbh Óg is edited by Rosaleen Murphy, Patricia Radley and Anna Ridgway. It is published by the Irish committee of OMEP,  l’Organisation Mondiale pour l’Education Préscolaire/The World Organisation for Early Childhood Education.


Doodle Den: A Community Led Literacy Intervention (2013)

Authors: Kelly, M. & Reid, A-M.

This is an article published in the Reading Association of Ireland journal.


Quality Assurance Framework for Organisations and Practitioners (2014)

A Framework for ensuring adherence to standards of best practice in the delivery of restorative practices by Dr. Kieran O’Dwyer.


Sharing Social Research Data in Ireland: A Practical Toolkit (2016)

Written by Dr Brid McGrath and Robin Hanan, this Toolkit sets out the processes, legislation and best practice which can guide you in archiving data.