Acting Head of School

Professor Mary Mc Carron

Professor Mary Mc Carron

Professor of Ageing & Intellectual Disab, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Professor of Ageing & Intellectual Disability, Director of the Trinity Centre for Ageing & Intellectual Disability, Founder & PI for the first ever Longitudinal Comparative Study on Ageing in Persons with Intellectual Disability (IDS-TILDA).

Academic Staff

Professor Cecily Begley

Professor Cecily Begley

Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Thelma Begley

Ms. Thelma Begley

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Vivienne Brady

Dr. Vivienne Brady

Head of Discipline, Midwifery

Vivienne teaches and supervises across undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes. Her specific research interests are in action research, women's health and maternity care.

Professor Anne-Marie Brady

Professor Anne-Marie Brady

Professor of Nursing + Chronic Illness, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Damien Brennan

Dr. Damien Brennan

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Damien ’s teaching and research are focused on the sociology of health and illness, contexts of care provision, mental health, and intellectual disability.

Dr. Eilish Burke

Dr. Eilish Burke

Head of the Intellectual Disability Discipline

Eilish is part of the IDS-TILDA research team with specific research interest in bone health & osteoporosis, physical health and wellbeing, inclusionary methods of healthcare screening & research involvement of people with ID.

Dr. Gobnait Byrne

Dr. Gobnait Byrne

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Gobnait’s research and teaching interests include health promotion, health of migrant communities, community and critical care nursing. She is the Educational Facilitator for Community Placement.

Ms. Michelle Cleary

Ms. Michelle Cleary

Teaching Fellow, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Professor Catherine Comiskey

Professor Catherine Comiskey

Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Melissa Corbally

Dr. Melissa Corbally

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Margarita Corry

Dr. Margarita Corry

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Margarita educates nurses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervises research projects and provides leadership in many aspects of nursing research, in particular research with and for caregivers.

Professor Imelda Coyne

Professor Imelda Coyne

Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Patricia Cronin

Dr. Patricia Cronin

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Patricia is a lecturer in general nursing with responsibility for teaching and learning across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Curtis

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Curtis

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Deirdre Daly

Dr. Deirdre Daly

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Deirdre teaches across all programmes, she is the Principal Investigator (PI) on the MAMMI study & a member of national committees on maternal morbidity and mortality.

Dr. Louise Daly

Dr. Louise Daly

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Louise’s role involves leadership & oversight of academic, research and professional interests relating to general nursing within the School. Her own teaching & research interests include care of the older adult, dementia care and healthcare ethics.

Dr. Jan De Vries

Dr. Jan De Vries

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. de Vries graduated in Psychology at Utrecht University, Netherlands and completed his PhD in TCD in 1999. He is with the School since 2007.

Dr. John Gerard Dinsmore

Dr. John Gerard Dinsmore

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Louise Doyle

Dr. Louise Doyle

Head of Discipline, Mental Health Nursing

Dr. Carmel Doyle

Dr. Carmel Doyle

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Margaret Dunlea

Ms. Margaret Dunlea

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Margaret ’s research/practice interests include ways of advancing meaningful change in the Irish maternity services, particularly advancing community continuity midwife-led services.

Dr. Sandra Fleming

Dr. Sandra Fleming

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Sandra teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Ms. Louise Gallagher

Ms. Louise Gallagher

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Louise is an academic and researcher with a diverse portfolio of research interests in midwifery and womens health. She teaches and supervises across the undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes.

Professor Agnes Higgins

Professor Agnes Higgins

Professor in Mental Health, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Eleanor Hollywood

Dr. Eleanor Hollywood

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Eleanor lectures undergraduate and postgraduate students and previously served as Head of Discipline, Children ’s Nursing.

Mr. Paul Horan

Mr. Paul Horan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Paul is an Assistant Professor of Intellectual Disability Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and also chairs the Schools Civic Engagement and Alumni Committees.

Dr. Mary Hughes

Dr. Mary Hughes

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Mary is an Associate Professor and researcher, with expertise in Health and Wellbeing in Chronic Childhood Illness; adolescent health, asthma, and development of mobile health technology.

Ms. Sylvia Huntley-Moore

Ms. Sylvia Huntley-Moore

Director Staff Education & Development

Sylvia ’s primary responsibilities: promoting good practice and innovation in teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum design and managing the Schools system for evaluation of teaching, modules and programmes.

Mr. Philip David James

Mr. Philip David James

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Patricia Kavanagh

Ms. Patricia Kavanagh

Teaching Fellow, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Patricia lectures on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Research Interests: Advanced Nurse Practice, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Conditins and Bone Health.

Mr. Paul Keenan

Mr. Paul Keenan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Paul is an Assistant Professor specialising in Intellectual Disability nursing research and education. His current research focuses on person-centred planning, spirituality and professional nurse development.

Dr. Peter Kelly

Dr. Peter Kelly

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Peter is the course coordinator for the MSc/PG Dip and Cert in Mental Health. His research interests include substance misuse and addictions, addiction nursing, organisational and workforce development and implementation science.

Dr. Brian Keogh

Dr. Brian Keogh

Director of Teaching & Learning, Postgraduate

Brian is an assistant professor in mental health nursing. Brian’s teaching and research interests include mental health recovery and stigma, dementia and suicide and self-harm.

Ms. Lisa Kirwan

Ms. Lisa Kirwan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Lisa lectures undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has an interest and expertise in research related to children’s health and wellbeing.

Professor Joan Lalor

Professor Joan Lalor

Professor in Midwifery, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Joan has a particular interest in prenatal diagnosis and perinatal palliative care. More broadly her research interests include optimising maternity and health service delivery, health humanities, ethics and law.

Dr. Aileen Lynch

Dr. Aileen Lynch

Director of Teaching & Learning, Undergraduate

Assistant Professor

Ms. Anne-Marie Malone

Ms. Anne-Marie Malone

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Anne Marie lectures undergraduates and post-graduates in orthopaedics and nursing and health service policy and management. Her current research is in the health economics and osteoporosis and patient safety.

Dr. Margaret Mc Adam

Dr. Margaret Mc Adam

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Mr. Barry Mc Brien

Mr. Barry Mc Brien

Assistant Professor (Above The Bar), School of Nursing & Midwifery

Barry is the educational facilitator for the MSc Advance Practice programme. He is also based in Tallaght University Hospital where he is an RANP in emergency care.

Dr. Catherine Mc Cabe

Dr. Catherine Mc Cabe

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr McCabe’s research focuses on the use of technology to maintain independent living by facilitating, supporting & sustaining behavioural change and self-management for people living with chronic illness. 

Dr. Margaret Mc Cann

Dr. Margaret Mc Cann

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Margaret ’s academic and research interests include chronic illness, use of smart technology in patient self-management, infection prevention and control, intervention research and systematic reviews.

Ms. Louise Mc Donnell

Ms. Louise Mc Donnell

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Eimear Mc Glinchey

Dr. Eimear Mc Glinchey

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Eimear is a lecturer and researcher with a background in Psychology. Her main research interests include promotion of brain health and dementia prevention in people with an intellectual disability.

Dr. Martin Mc Mahon

Dr. Martin Mc Mahon

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Assistant Professor in Intellectual Disability, his current research focus includes investigating the descriptive epidemiology of cancer in people with intellectual disability & cancer care inequalities that this population face in Ireland.

Dr. Mark Monahan

Dr. Mark Monahan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Dr. Mary Mooney

Dr. Mary Mooney

Head of the General Nursing Discipline

Mary is best known for her clinical expertise and research background in the field of cardiology. She is well known nationally and internationally and collaborates with eminent researchers in the field of nursing and cardiology across the globe.

Ms. Kathryn Muldoon

Ms. Kathryn Muldoon

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Kathryn teaches on the undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes and involved in many research projects

Mrs. Yvonne Muldowney

Mrs. Yvonne Muldowney

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Fiona Murphy

Ms. Fiona Murphy

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Maryanne Murphy

Ms. Maryanne Murphy

Head of Discipline, Children's Nursing

Ms. Murphy has been teaching in the School of Nursing and Midwifery since 2006. She is a member of the Children’s Nursing Discipline. She has significant teaching experience in both undergraduate and postgraduate children’s nursing programmes.

Dr. Michael Nash

Dr. Michael Nash

Associate Prof in Mental Health Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Teaching & research interests include physical health & wellbeing in severe mental illness, clinical risk assessment and management, models of community mental healthcare.

Ms. Kathleen Neenan

Ms. Kathleen Neenan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Kathleen teaches and supervises across undergraduate and postgraduate courses. She is the Educational facilitator for Emergency Department Nursing Masters Programme.

Dr. Thomas Noone

Dr. Thomas Noone

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Tom is a member of the general nursing discipline and he teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Dr. Frances O'Brien

Dr. Frances O'Brien

Head of the General Nursing Discipline

Frances teaches and supervises students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research expertise is in critical care nursing, mixed methods research, intervention studies and randomised controlled trials.

Dr. Sharon O'Donnell

Dr. Sharon O'Donnell

Director of Research

Sharon has strong clinical, teaching and research expertise in Critical Care Nursing, with a particular emphasis on Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Ms. Tracey O'Neill

Ms. Tracey O'Neill

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Laura O'Shea

Ms. Laura O'Shea

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Laura teaches across undergraduate & postgraduate midwifery programmes. Her professional and research interests include women’s health, maternal health, gender based violence, humanisation of birth, gender equality issues and midwifery education.

Dr. Colm Oboyle

Dr. Colm Oboyle

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Colm is currently Course Co-ordinator for third and fourth year BSc Midwifery students. His professional and research interests are home birth and community midwifery.

Dr. Sunita Panda

Dr. Sunita Panda

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Sunita is an academic & researcher with a key research interest around reducing caesarean births, maternal health, systematic reviews & midwifery education. She is involved in teaching and supervision across UG & PG midwifery programmes.

Professor Amanda Phelan

Professor Amanda Phelan

Director of Global Relations

Amanda is Postgraduate Course Co-Ordinator on Dementia and Community Health programmes.

Ms. Roisin Reilly

Ms. Roisin Reilly

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Roisin teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate mental health nursing courses. Her specific interests include interpersonal relationships, addiction and inclusivity.

Ms. Frances Ryan

Ms. Frances Ryan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Frances is a lecturer in General Nursing and teaches on both the undergraduate and post graduate courses. She is the Educational Facilitator for the Intensive Care and Perioperative Specialist Masters Programmes.

Dr. Fintan Sheerin

Dr. Fintan Sheerin

Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Head of School

Dr. Sheerin leads the School and its five nursing disciplines & midwifery. He is responsible for the overall strategic development, leadership & running of the School. Fintan is also a member of the intellectual disability nursing teaching team.

Dr. Shobha Rani Shetty

Dr. Shobha Rani Shetty

Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Ms. Jacqueline Whelan

Ms. Jacqueline Whelan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Jacqueline ’s specific research interests include spirituality, spiritual care, caring science, person centred care, communication and professional education concerns with healthcare.