Recent Academic publications

  • Berg, J. and Donnelly, M. ‘Patient Autonomy, Consent and Capacity (Vulnerable Adults)’ in Hervey, T. and Orentlicher, D. (eds) OUP Research Handbook in Comparative Health Law (New York: OUP) (forthcoming)
  • Donnelly, M. ‘Responding to Adolescent Mental Health Difficulties: Irish Law Through a Gendered Lens’ (2019) 66 International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
  • Donnelly, M. ‘Deciding in Dementia: The Possibilities and Limits of Supported Decision-Making’ (2019) 66 International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
  • Donnelly, M. and McDonagh, M. ‘Health Research, Consent and the GDPR Exemption’ (2019) 26(2) European Journal of Health Law 97-119
  • Donnelly, M. and McDonagh, M. ‘Health Research, Consent to Data Processing and the Health Research Exemption’ (2018) 24(2) Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 80-92
  • Houston, A., Donnelly, M., O’Keeffe, S. ‘Will-making in Irish Nursing Homes: Staff Perspectives on Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence’ (2018) 56 International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 50-57
  • Donnelly, M. and Murray, C. ‘Abortion Care in Ireland: Developing Legal and Ethical Frameworks for Conscientious Provision’, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (forthcoming 2019)
  • Lucey, S, Healthcare and the NHS in Northern Ireland, 1920-74: Devolved and comparative contexts (Forthcoming: Manchester University Press, Social History of Medicine Series)
  • Lucey, S, ‘Workhouses and the poor law during the Irish revolution’, in Landscape of promise and ruin: culture, identity and reality in the Irish west, 1830-1930 (Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Forthcoming)
  • Murray, C. ‘Troubling Consent: pain and pressure in labour and childbirth’ in Herring, J. and Pickles, C. Women’s Birthing Bodies and the Law: Unauthorised Intimate Examinations, Power and Vulnerability (Hart Publishing) (forthcoming 2020)
  • Murray, C. ‘Best interests decision-making and treatment refusal in pregnancy: Interrogating the use of ‘wishes and feelings’ and ‘beliefs and values’ in the context of court-ordered obstetric intervention’ (2019) International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
  • Madden, D., Medical Law in Ireland (4th ed. 2019, Kluwer)
  • Madden D. and O’Donovan O. Why Do Medical Professional Regulators Dismiss Most Complaints from Members of the Public? Regulatory Illiteracy, Epistemic Injustice, and Symbolic Power. (2018) 15(3) J Bioethical Inquiry. 469-478.
  • Madden, D., ‘Regulation of Professionals and Facilities’ in Tamara Hervey and David Orentlicher (eds) OUP Research Handbook in Comparative Health Law (forthcoming)
  • Gautam Gulati, Darius Whelan, Eimear Spain, David Meagher & Colum Dunne, ‘Hunger Strikes in Prison: a Legal Perspective for Psychiatrists’ (2019) 36 Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine 55
  • Gautam Gulati, Darius Whelan, Valerie Murphy, Colum Dunne & Brendan Kelly, ‘The Inherent Jurisdiction of the Irish High Court: Interface with Psychiatry’, forthcoming, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
  • Tumelty, ME, ‘Mixed Methods Inquiry in Law: Exploring the Temporal Burdens of Medical Negligence Litigation’ in Laura Cahillane and Jennifer Schweppe (eds) Case Studies in Legal Research Methodologies: Reflections on Theory and Practice (Clarus Press 2019).
  • Tumelty, ME, ‘The Second Victim: A Contested Term?’ J Patient Saf 2018. Dec. 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000558. 30570536 Safety
  • Tumelty, ME, ‘Periodic Payment Orders: A Step Closer to Reform of the Current Dynamic of Medical Negligence Litigation?’ (2018) 24(2) Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland
  • Tumelty, ME, ‘Calculating the Cost of Medical Negligence Litigation’ (2018) 24(1) Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland

1. Professor Mary Donnelly and Dr Claire Murray at the launch of Donnelly and Murray (eds) Ethical and Legal Debates in Irish Healthcare: Confronting Complexity (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016)

2. Dr Seán Lucey’s most recent monograph The end of the Irish Poor Law? Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland (Manchester, Manchester University Press, Oct. 2015)

Recent Reports

  • Hegarty J, Flaherty SJ, Saab MM, Goodwin J, Walsh N, Wills T, McCarthy VJC, Murphy S, Cutliffe A, Lehane E, Lane A, Landers M, Kilty C, McCarthy J, Madden D, Tumelty M, Naughton C (2019). The collection, collation and reporting of data pertaining to serious patient safety incidents: an international perspective. A Report for the Department of Health, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Day C., Grimson J., Madden D. (2019) Report of the Independent Review Group on the role of Voluntary Organisations in Health and Social Care, Dept of Health Dublin
  • Tumelty, M, (2018) Open disclosure: Opportunities and challenges. A report for the Quality Improvement Division, Health Service Executive, Ireland.



Recent media

Lucey, S The long history of reforming the Irish health system RTE Brainstorm, 7 Aug. 2019

Tumelty, M How periodic payment orders can help medical negligence claimants  RTE Brainstorm, 26 November 2018



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