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Ms. Karin O'Sullivan
Research Assistant, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Kelly, S., O'Shea, D., Doyle, C., Fleming, S., McDonald, D., Quirke, M., O'Sullivan, K, Using nitrous oxide for procedural pain during the administration of intramuscular botulin toxin injections, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2020, Trinity College Dublin, 4th and 5th March, 2020 Poster, 2020

Comiskey, C., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., Wynne, C., Hollywood, E., McGilloway, S, An analysis of the first implementation and impact of the World Health Organisation's health promoting school model within disadvantaged city schools in Ireland, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 10, (4), 2015, p281 - 293 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Wynne C., Comiskey CM, McGilloway S, Quirke MB, O'Sullivan K, Hollywood E. , The relationship between body mass index and health related quality of life in urban disadvantaged children, Quality of Life Research, 2014, p1895-1905 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Hollywood, E., Comiskey, C., Begley, T., Snel, A., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M. And Wynne, C. , Measuring and modelling body mass index among a cohort of urban children living with disadvantage. , Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69, (4), 2013, p851 - 861 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Quirke,M.B., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C., Wynne, C., O'Sullivan, K., Hollywood, E. , Bicycle Helmet Wearing in a Sample of Urban Disadvantaged Primary School Children., Irish Medical Journal, 106, (4), 2013, p102-4 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Comiskey, CM, O'Sullivan, K, Milnes, J, Regional Drug User Services in Times of Scarce Financial Resources: Using a Rapid Assessment Response Approach to Evaluate, Plan, and Prioritize Essential Services, SUBSTANCE USE & MISUSE, 47, (3), 2012, p254-264 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Comiskey, C., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., Wynne, C., & Hollywood, E., Baseline results of the first healthy schools evaluation among a community of young, Irish, urban disadvantaged children and a comparison of outcomes with international norms., Journal of School Health, 82, (11), 2012, p508 - 513 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Comiskey, C.M., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M.B., Wynne, C., Kelly, P. and McGilloway, S, Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Childhood Development Initiative's Healthy Schools Programme, Dublin, Ireland, Childhood Development Initiative (CDI). , 2012, 1, 166 Report, 2012 TARA - Full Text URL

Quirke, M.B., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C.M., Wynne, C., & O'Sullivan, K. , Measures of health related quality of life, health behaviour, and negative affect in primary school-aged children attending DEIS band 1 schools., Psychological Society of Ireland Psychology Health and Medicine Conference, NUI Galway, April 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

O'Sullivan, K. Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., Quirke, M., Wynne, C. , Enhancing Communication between Research and Practice., 15th Annual Public Health Days (Health Promoting Schools) Conference, National Institute of Public Health, Quebec, Canada, November 2011, 2011, pp1 - 145 Conference Paper, 2011

O'Sullivan, K., Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., Quirke, M., Hollywood, E., & Wynne, C. , Process Evaluation in Primary Based Longitudinal Research, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp98- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Hollywood, E., Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., & Wynne, C. , BMI Measurement in Primary School Based Longitudinal Research, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp61- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Quirke, M., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C., Wynne, C., O'Sullivan, K. & Hollywood, E. , A Framework for Navigating the Ethical Considerations Involved in Primary School Based Longitudinal Research, The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp106- Conference Paper, 2010

Wynne, C., Comiskey, C., McGilloway, S., Hollywood, E., Quirke, M., & O'Sullivan, K. , The Practicalities of Surveying Children in Primary School Based Longitudinal Research. , The 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming Healthcare through Research and Education, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th & 5th November, , 2010, pp135- Oral Presentation, 2010

Quirke, M.B., McGilloway, S., Comiskey, C., Wynne, C., & O'Sullivan, K. , An evaluation of the effects of a whole school approach to health promotion on the psychological well being of primary school children: A summary of baseline findings. , Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Athlone, Ireland, November 2010, 2010 Poster, 2010

Quirke, M.B., McGilloway, S., O'Sullivan, K., Wynne, C., & Comiskey, C. , The impact of a health promoting schools initiative on the psychological well being of primary school children: Baseline findings. , European Health Psychology Conference , Cluj-Napoca, Romania. , September 2010, 2010 Poster, 2010

Quirke, M., McGilloway, S., O'Sullivan, K., Wynne, C., & Comiskey, C. , An evaluation of the impact of a whole school approach to health promotion on the psychological well being of primary school children living in a disadvantaged area of Ireland: Baseline findings. , Psychology and Health, Psychological Society of Ireland, Ireland, October 2010, 25, (6), 2010 Poster, 2010

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Comiskey C and O'Sullivan, K. , An evaluation of Clinishift, a communication platform and smart phone application for hospital managers. , Dublin, Ireland, Trinity College for Enterprise Irealnd , 2018 Report, 2018

Comiskey, C.M., O'Sullivan, K. and Quirke, M.B, Blossom Ireland: An evaluation of current programme quality and readiness for service upscaling, Dublin, Ireland, 2016 Report, 2016 URL

Comiskey, C.M., O'Sullivan, K., Quirke, M., Wynne, C. and McGilloway, S., The Healthy Schools Baseline Report. A Report for the Tallaght West Childhood Initiative., Dublin, TWCDI, 2010, p1 - 149 Report, 2010