Education

Research Title                                                    
School Placement
(2020)          

Staff Involved: 
Kate Mohan           
Education
(2019)

Staff Involved: 
Prof. Gerry Mac Ruairc, Dr Manuela Heinz, Dr Elaine Keane, and Dr Mary Shanahan.
Wellbeing During School placement: Eat, Exercise, Sleep, Repeat?
Realities From the Cold Face.
(2019)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Deirdre Harvey
Review of the Pilot Altered Provision Project
(2017-2019)

Staff Involved: 
Dolores McDonagh, Ann Marie Casserly, Evelyn Deacy, Bairbre Tiernan
Review of the Pilot Altered Provision Project
(2017-2019)

Staff involved:
Dr Deirdre Harvey (Principal Invesitgator), Dr Louise Lehane, Dr Kate Mohan
The Professional Development Needs of Special Needs Assistants
in Irish Post-primary Schools.

(2017)

Staff Involved:
Dr Pauline Kerins (Principal Investigator), Dr Ann Marie Casserly, Evelyn Deacy,
Dr Deirdre Harvey, Dolores McDonagh, Dr Bairbre Tiernan
Co-operating Teacher Support and Working Relations; Unearthing the Reality.
(2016)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Deirdre Harvey
Reconceptualising School Placement as Part of Initial Teacher Education in Ireland, North and South: The Role of Specialist School Placement.
(2016)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Pauline Kerins (Principal Investigator), Dolores Mc Donagh ,Dr Deirdre Harvey,
Dr Jackie Lambe
Meeting the Needs of Children with Special Educational Needs in Multi-grade Classrooms.
(2015-2017)

Staff Involved: 
Bairbre Tiernan, Ann Marie Casserly, Gabrielle Maguire (St Mary’s University College, Belfast) 
Reconceptualising School Placement as Part of Initial Teacher Education in Ireland, North and South: The Role of Specialist School Placement.
(2015-2017)

Staff Involved: 
Dolores McDonagh, Pauline Kerins, in partnership with Jackie Lambe
(Queens University, Belfast)

Student Teacher Transition to School Placement: The influence of sleep on student teachers’ daytime functioning during school placement.
(2015)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Deirdre Harvey
Teachers’ Perspectives on the Practicum Element of the Postgraduate Diploma in Special Educational Needs (Autistic Spectrum Disorders)
(2014-2016)

Staff Involved: 
Dolores McDonagh, Fiona Jennings, Evelyn Deacy

Dyslexia in Ireland: Views Regarding the Provision for Pupils with Dyslexia Since the Publication of the Task Force Reports, North and South (2002).
(2013-2015)

Staff Involved: 
Ann Marie Casserly, Bairbre Tiernan, Therese Philips (DCU), Donna Hazzard
(St. Mary’s University College, Belfast), Gillain Beck (Stranmillis University College, Belfast)
Investigating the Training Needs of Special Needs Assistants in the Border, Midland and Western Region.  
(2013-2014)

Staff Involved: 
Pauline Kerins, Ann Marie Casserly, Evelyn Deacy, Deirdre Harvey, Dolores McDonagh, Bairbre Tiernan
Early Number Concepts: Key Vocabulary and Supporting Strategies.
(2012-2014)

Staff Involved: 
Bairbre Tiernan, Ann Marie Casserly, Pamela Moffitt 
(Stranmillis University College, Belfast)
Bus Transport Project: Developing Training for Bus Escorts based on Research with Key Stakeholders
(2012-2016)

Staff Involved:
Dolores McDonagh, Bairbre Tiernan, Evelyn Deacy
Impact Study of Programmes in Special Educational Needs and Learning Support, (2002-2006)
(2011)

Staff Involved: 
Dolores McDonagh, Eugene Toolan, Bairbre Tiernan, in partnership with Mary Immaculate College.

Home Economics

Research Title                                                        
Public Health
(20xx)

Staff Involved: 
Breda O'Mahoney
Small and Medium Sized Food/Beverage Enterprise Development.  
(20xx)

Staff Involved: 
Michael Hosey
Doctoral Research Student
(20xx)

Staff Involved:
Ronan McArt
Marketing Research

Staff Involved: 
Ronan McArt
Care / Europe
(2019-2022)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy
Travellers/ Criminal Justice/ Gender
(2019-2020)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy, Co- researcher Dr Maria Pierce
Education
(2020)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy, Dr Eileen Kelly (Principal Investigator)
Gender History
(2020)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy
Roma / Policy
(2018)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy

Social Inclusion / Ageing
(2017-2018)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy
Refugees/ Asylum Seekers/ Sexual and Reproductive Health/Europe
(2008-2011)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy
Chaplaincy/ Migration
(2015)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy
One Parent Families
(2017)

Staff Involved: 
Patricia Kennedy
Craftwork and Tourism
(XXXX)

Staff Involved: 
Ursula O'Shea and Marie Martin
Specialist Sewing for the Medical Device Technology Centre (2015)

Staff Involved: 
Helen Maguire, Ursula O’Shea
Specialist Sewing for the Medical Device Technology Centre (2017)

Staff Involved:
Helen Maguire, Ursula O’Shea
Sustainable Textiles in Education
(2018)

Staff Involved: 
Helen Maguire, Ursula O’Shea.
Sustainable Textiles in Education (xxxx)

Staff involved: 
Ursula O’Shea, Emer Maher Dowling
Development Education (2018)

Staff involved: 
Kathryn McSweeney, Louise Lehane (PI), Maria Campbell, Helen Maguire,
Emer Maher Dowling, Amanda McCloat, Kate Mohan, Louise Mylotte, Breda O’Mahony,
Ursula O’Shea.
Food and Healthy Eating in the Primary School - An all-Ireland Study
(2008)

Staff involved: 
Dr Elaine Mooney, Dr Eileen Kelly-Blakeney, Amanda Mc Cloat, Dorothy Black (UU)
Widening Participation in Initial Teacher Education
(2017)

Staff involved: 
Dr Eileen Kelly-Blakeney, Dr Patricia Kennedy, Dr Andrea Lynch (Marino Institute)
Recipes for Success project with GAA and ATHE (2016)

Staff involved: 
Roisin Lydon, Amanda Mc Cloat, Dr Elaine Mooney, Dr Eileen Kelly-Blakeney
 

Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies

Research Title                                                                         
Psychological Interventions for Preventing and Treating Foot Ulcers in People with Diabetes. (2020) 

Staff Involved: 
Dr Helen Mc Gloin
Supporting Recovery in Mental Health - Mental Health Service - Your Service Your Review.
(2017-2019)

The Development of Nursing Quality Care Process Metrics and Indicators for use in Older Persons Care Settings: A Delphi‐Consensus Study.
Journal of Advanced Nursing. 75(12), 3471-3484 (2019)
 

Staff Involved: 
Angela Killeen
Telemonitoring to Support the Transition to Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes. (2019)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Helen McGloin (PI),Dr Patsy McSharry, Dympna O’Connell, Denise Healy,
Lisa Winters O’Donnell, Charlotte Beech 
How the Application of a Coaching Approach Can Facilitate the Implementation of the Recovery Framework in Mental Health Practice. Kingstown College Coaching Magazine (2019) 

Staff Involved: 
Dr Patsy McSharry
Non-Traditional Learning Experience for Baccalaureate Nursing Students 
(2018-2019)

Staff Involved: 
Evelyn McManus (PI), Dr Edel McSharry, Siobhan Healy McGowan, Dypmna O’Connell
Non-Traditional Learning Experience for Baccalaureate Nursing Students 
(2018-2019)

Staff Involved: 
Evelyn McManus
Key Word Signing: Parents’ Experiences of an Unaided Form of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (Lámh). 2018. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 
Vol 23 No 3
(2017-2018)

Staff Involved: 
Ursula Gilrane, Denise Healy, Siobhan Healy McGowan, Seamus Dolan,
Dr Dympna Walsh-Gallagher, and Carmel Jennings 
Patient Empowerment Using Electronic Telemonitoring with Telephone Support in the Transition to Insulin Therapy in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Observational, Pre-post, Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research Vol. 22(4): E16161. 2020. (2016-2018)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Helen McGloin, Dympna O'Connell, Dr Patsy Mc Sharry, Denise Healy,
Lisa Winters O'Donnell 
The Dementia Patient’s Pathway through the Specialist Palliative Care Services, Part 1. European Journal of Palliative Care. 25(1); 37-39 (2018)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
Service Users and Carers’ Experiences of HSE NW Mental Health Services Contribution to the Recovery Journey
(2015-2017)
 

Staff Involved: 
Tom O Grady, Ursula Gilrane, Dympna O'Connell, Seamus DolanDr Helen McGloin, Denise Healy, Dr Edel McSharry, Siobhan Healy McGowan,
Dr Dympna Walsh-Gallagher, Carmel Jennings, Dr Patsy McSharry.  
Promoting Healthy lifestyle Behaviours and Well-being among Nursing Students (2017)  

Staff Involved: 
Dr Patsy McSharry 
Poetry as an Engagement Strategy: A Novice Teacher Experience of its use within Lectures. Nurse Education in Practice. 24, pp.43-48. (2017) 

Staff Involved:  
Denise Healy
Transcultural Co-operation and Competence in Nursing (TRaNSCoCoN) 
(2017)
 

Staff Involved: 
Dr Edel McSharry, Denise Healy, Siobhan Healy McGowan 
Implementation and Evaluation of a Best Practice Preceptorship Model. (2017)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Edel McSharry (PI), Dr Helen McGloin
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Health and Well Being Module on Nursing Students' Health. Nurse Education Today 44, 26-32 (2016)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Patsy McSharry
Social Inclusion of people with Intellectual Disabilities: The Impact of Place and Residence. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 22(1), 10-14. (2015) 

Staff Involved: 
Dr Dympna Walsh Gallagher
Service Users Perspectives on Sex and Sexuality. Learning Disability Practice, 
Vol 18. No 1. (2015)

Staff Involved: 
Carmel Jennings
“Mind your Head”: A Study of Youth Mental Health in Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan. (2014) 

Staff Involved: 
Tom O‘Grady, Ursula Gilrane, Dr Dympna Walsh-Gallagher
Understand me; Believe in me; Accept me as I am. Perceptions of a Psychiatry of Later Life Service.Irish Journal of Psychology Medicine. 31(2), 97-106. (2014) 

Staff Involved: 
Tom O‘Grady, Ursula Gilrane
Life with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Striving for 'Controlled Co-existence'. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22: 986-995. (2013) 

Staff Involved: 
Denise Healy
Indian Nurses’ Experience of Academic Education in Ireland. (2013)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O’Connell (PI), Siobhan Healy McGowan, Dr Helen Mc Gloin, Evelyn McManus, Dr Dympna Walsh-Gallagher, Dr. Edel McSharry, Dr Patsy McSharry and
Lisa Winters O’Donnell.
Forgotten Grievers: An Exploration of the Grief Experiences of Bereaved Grandparents (Part 2). International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 2012.18(4)
pp179-187 (2012)

Staff Involved: 
Tom O‘Grady, Ursula Gilrane 
The Ambiguity of Disabled Women’s Experiences of Pregnancy, Childbirth and M: A Phenomenological Understanding.Midwifery, 28 (2). pp. 156-162 (2012)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Dympna Walsh-Gallagher
Normalising Birth for Women with a Disability: The Challenges Facing Practitioners. Midwifery, In Press (2012)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Dympna Walsh-Gallagher
An Exploration of Clinical Teaching and Learning within a Preceptorship Model in an Acute Care Hospital in the Republic of Ireland (2012)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Edel McSharry
Training Requirements and Nursing Skills for Mobility (TRaNSfoRM). (2010-2012)

Staff Involved: 
Evelyn Mc Manus (lead for the Irish Partner), Dr. Edel McSharry, Lisa Winters O’Donnell, Denise Healy
Forgotten Grievers: An Exploration of the Grief Experiences of Bereaved Grandparents. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 17(4) pp170-176 (2011) 

Staff Involved: 
Tom O‘Grady, Ursula Gilrane 
Promoting Self Awareness in Undergraduate Nursing Students in Relation to their Health Status and Personal Behaviours 2011. Nurse Education in Practice, Volume: 11, Issue: 4, Pages: 228-233 (2011)

Staff Involved: 
Denise Healy, Dr. Patsy McSharry
A Question of Faith - The Relevance of Faith and Spirituality in Health Care. (2011) 

Staff Involved: 
Evelyn McManus
Exploring the Potential of Telephone Health and Wellness Coaching Intervention for Supporting Behaviour Change in Adults with Diabetes. Journal ofDiabetes Nursing 192015 and in Diabetic Medicine, 2013, Volume 30, Page 120 (2015)
(2005-2011)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Helen McGloin 
Models of Initial Training and Pathways to Registration: A Selective Review of Policy in Professional Regulation. Journal of Nursing Management, 16(6) 730-738. (2009)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
Heterosexual Experiences of Secondary School Pupils in Ireland: Sexual Coercion in Context. Culture Health & Sexuality, 10 (5):479-493 (2008)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
Safer Heterosex: Perspectives from Young Men in Ireland. Sexual Health,
5 (1):25-30 (2008)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
The Role of the Nurse Lecturer in Clinical Practice in the Republic of Ireland 2010. Nurse Education in Practice, Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2010, Pages 189-195, ISSN 1471-5953 (2007-2008)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Edel McSharry, Dr. Helen McGloin, Lisa Winters O’Donnell
The Lived Experiences of Women with Disabilities Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Motherhood: An Interpretative Phenomenological Study (2004-2008)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Dympna Walsh Gallagher
An Exploration of the Supports Received by People with Intellectual Disabilities who have been Bereaved. 2007. Journal of Nursing Research. 12(2), 129-144 (2007) 

Staff Involved: 
Ursula Gilrane
Communication Among Nurses and Adults with Severe and Profound Intellectual Disabilities. Predicted and Observed Strategies. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities. 11(2), pp. 127-141 (2007)

Staff Involved: 
Denise Healy 
Care Planning in Intellectual Disability Nursing. (Ch. 3). Oxford: Blackwell (2007)

Staff Involved: 
Dr Dympna Walsh Gallagher, Prof. Bob Gates (University of Hertfordshire)
The Lived Experiences of People with Disabilities Attending the Irish Wheelchair Association Resource and Outreach Centres in The North West Region.Irish. (2006) 

Staff Involved: 
Dr. Dympna Walsh Gallagher 
Life Planning. In Gates (2006) Care Planning and Delivery in Intellectual Disability Nursing, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. (2006)

Staff Involved: 
Carmel Jennings, Declan Courell, and Dr. Dympna Walsh-Gallagher
Masculinities and Young Men's Sex Education Needs in Ireland: Problematizing Client-centred Health Promotion Approaches. Health Promotion International,
20 (4):334-341 (2005)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
The Focus Group Method: Insights from Focus Group Interviews on Sexual Health with Adolescents. Soc Sci Med, 61 (12):2588-2599 (2005)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
An Examination of the Rationale for and the Impact of Maintaining the Five Points of Entry to the Register. An Board Altranais, Dublin. (2005)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
Pre-registration Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Supernumerary Status (2002)

Staff Involved: 
Evelyn McManus
Certificate-trained Staff Nurses’ Perception of the Changes in Nurse Education in Ireland from Certificate to Diploma Level. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 33(5), 231-237. (2000)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell
Perception of Supernumerary Status Compared to Rostered Service for Diploma in Nursing students. Journal of Advanced Nursing 38(6), 624-632. (2000)

Staff Involved: 
Dympna O'Connell