Publications 2008


Kenny, P. (2008) Exploring Restorative Justice in Ireland, Galway/Sligo: Greenhouse Press.

Leonard, L. (2008) The Environmental Movement in Ireland Dordrecht: Springer

Scarbrough, G. (2008) ‘New places, non-places and the changing landscape of the Irish pub,’ in Corcoran, M. and Share, P.(2008) Belongings: Shaping Identity in Modern Ireland. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration.

Share, P. ‘JBR [Jumbo Breakfast Roll]’ (2008) in Belonging: Shaping identity in modern Ireland. (Sociological chronicles, vol. 6). Dublin: Institute of Public Administration. 9781904541714 [chapter in co-edited book]

Share, P. & O. Moore (2008) ‘Bringing outside environmental knowledge in: food and eating’. In R. Edmondson & H. Rau (eds) Environmental argument and cultural difference: Locations, fractures and deliberations. Oxford: Lang. ISBN 9783039110629 [co-authored chapter in book]

Sludds, K. (2008) Depression – Mental Illness or Emotional Response? Menapia Chapter BNI.

Sparks, C. (2008) Politika Ih Strah (Politics of Fear) (co Author)  Poiticka Cultura, Sagrebe.

Sparks, C. (2008) Contemporary Political Thinkers in Context. Routledge.

Trench, R. (2008) ‘“The Last Time We Saw You, You Looked So Much Older”: Blue Raincoat, the west of Ireland, and The Third Policeman’, Irish Theatre Diaspora, Galway.

Peer reviewed Journals

Amajirionwu, M., Connaughton, N., McCann, B., Moles, R., Bartlett, J. and O’Regan, B. (2008) “Indicators for Managing Biosolids in Ireland” Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 88, Issue 4, Pages 1361-1372

Charleton, M. (2008) ‘Shedding the Ego: John Moriarty’s Philosophy’, Dublin Review of Books (online journal) Issue No. 8.

Charleton, M. (2008) ‘Educating for Values: Philosophy and Religion’, Studies, An Irish Quarterly Review, Vol. 97 No. 386. 

Conn, D.B., Simpson, S.E., Minchin, D, and Lucy F.E. 2008. Occurrence of Conchopthirus acuminatus (Protista: Ciliophora) in Dreissena polymorpha (Mollusca: Bivalvia) along the River Shannon, Ireland. Biological Invasions 10: 149-156.

Creedon, L. (2008) The Unit Group of Small Group Algebras and the Minimum Counterexample to the Isomorphism Problem, Int. J. Pure Appl. Math., 49(4), 531-537.

Creedon, L. and Gildea, J. (2008)  The structure of the Unit Group of the Group Algebra F3kD6, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 45(2), 315-320.

Dowd, M.A. (2008) The use of caves for funerary and ritual practises in Neolithic Ireland. Antiquity 82, 305-317. 

Gharpure, A.D., Korulla, M., Jayakrishnan, P.V., Scotto, M. & Naughton, P.J., (2008) Design methods for piles supported basal reinforced embankments over soft clay. Proceedings of the 4th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics, Shanghai, China.

Gildea, J. (2008)   The Special Circulant Matrix and Units in Group Rings, Acta Mathematica Academiae Paedagogicae Nyregyh_aziensis, 24(2), 221-225.

Gildea, J. (2008)   On the Order of U(FpkD2pm), International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 46(2),  267-272.

Graczyk T. K., Kacprzak M., Neczaj E., Tamang L., Graczyk H., Lucy F. E, and Girouard A. (2008a) Occurrence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in sewage sludge and solid waste landfill leachate and quantitative comparative analysis of sanitization treatments on pathogen inactivation. Environmental Research; 106:27-33.

Graczyk, T.K., Lucy, F.E., Tamang, L., Minchin, D and Miraflor, A. (2008) Assessment of human waterborne parasites in Irish river basin districts – use of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) as bioindicators. Aquatic Invasions 3 (3):305-313.

Honari, B. Donovan, J., E. Murphy (2008) Statistical Methodologies for Optimising the Production Test Duration, 25th International Manufacturing Conference (IMC), Dublin Institute of Technology, pp143-150

Honari,B. Donovan, J. Joyce, T. Wilson, S. (2008) “Application of generalized linear models for optimizing production stress testing,” Proceedings of the Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 28-31, pp.267-271.

Joyce, T. Honari, B. Wilson, S. Donovan, J. Gaffney, O. (2008) “Models for Optimization of Production Environmental Stress Testing on Electronic Circuit Packs”, The International Journal of Reliability, Quality and System Safety, World Scientific publishing Company, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp.555-579. 

Kempton, G.T., Ozçelik, H., Naughton, P.J., Mum, N. & Dundar, F., (2008). The long term performance of polymeric reinforced walls under static and seismic conditions. Proceeding of the 4th European Conference on Geosynthetics, Edinburgh, UK .

Lucy, F.E. and Graczyk, T.K. (2008) Detection to Dissemination, Pathways in Aquatic Invasive Species Research. Aquatic Invasions 3(3), 269-270. 

Lucy F.E., Graczyk T.K., Minchin, D., Tamang, L. and Miraflor, A. (2008) Biomonitoring of surface and coastal water for Cryptosporidium, Giardia and human virulent microsporidia using molluscan shellfish. Parasitology Research 103:1369-1375.

Lucy, F.E., Minchin, D. and Boelens, R. (2008) From lakes to rivers: downstream larval distribution of Dreissena polymorpha in Irish river basins. Aquatic Invasions 3, 297-304. 

Mastitsky, S.E., Lucy, F.E. and Gagarin, V.G., (2008) First record of endosymbionts in Dreissena polymorpha from Sweden. Aquatic Invasions 3: 83-86. 

McCann, M., Mannion, U and Leonard, S. (2008) Unfolding Stories: Shifting from Teacher Centered Delivery to Student Centered Learning. Learning Innovation Network, Athlone.

McGowan T., Bashir  T. (2008) Multi-elemental analysis of human archaeological bone from Ballyhanna, Co. Donegal. P157-163, Roads, Rediscovery and Research – Archaeology and the National Roads Authority Monograph Series No. 5,   ISBN 978-0-9545955-6-2   ISSN 1649-3540 

Moran-Hunter, C. and O’Dea, J. (2008) Soil-to-plant transfer of 137Cs and 40K in an Atlantic blanket bog ecosystem. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 275(3). 

Naughton, P.J., Scotto, M., & Kempton, G.T., (2008) Piled embankments: Past experience and future perspectives. Proceeding of the 4th European Conference on Geosynthetics, Edinburgh, UK.

Nugent S.M., Mothersill C E., Seymour C., McClean B., | Lyng F.M., Murphy J.E.J. (2008) Low level radiation and bystander factor(s) damage to mitochondria. (2008) Biochimica et biophysica acta. Bioenergetics. 1777, S81.

O’Kelly B.C. & Naughton P.J., (2008) On the interface shear resistance of a novel geogrid with in-plane drainage capability. Technical Note. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Vol. 26, No. 4, August pp 357-362.

O’Kelly B.C. and Naughton P.J., (2008) Local measurements of the polar deformation response in a hollow cylinder apparatus, Geomechanics and Geoengineering, Vol. 3, No. 4, pages 217 – 229.

O’Kelly, B.C. & Naughton, P.J., (2008). Measuring shear strain in a hollow cylinder apparatus using electrolevel-inclinometer gages. Proceeding of the 4th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials (IS-Atlanta 2008), Atlanta, USA.

O’Kelly, B.C. & Naughton, P.J., (2008). Use of proximity transducers for local radial strain measurements in a hollow cylinder apparatus. Proceeding of the 4th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials (IS-Atlanta 2008).

O’Kelly B.C. & Naughton P.J., (2008) Enhancement in the interface shear resistance achieved by a novel geogrid with in-plane drainage. Proceeding of GeoCongress 2008, New Orleans, USA

Prelovsky, B. Naughton, P.J., Scotto, M. & Kempton, G.T., (2008), The development of piled embankment techniques over 25 years. Proceeding of the 36th Brno Conference, Foundations Brno: Current trends in design and realisation of geotechnical structures. Brno, Czech Republic.

Sludds, K. (2008) Irrationality as a Succinct Explanation of Conflicting Beliefs and Feelings in Certain Emotional Responses, Practical Philosophy Journal 9:2.

Sludds, K. (2008) Positive Grief – An Alternative View of a Negative Emotion, Practical Philosophy Journal 9:1.

Zanchetta L.M., Walsh, J., Lyng F.M., Murphy J.E.J. (2008) Natural sunlight damage to human skin mitochondria. Biochimica et biophysica acta. Bioenergetics 1777, S85.


Conference oral presentations

Bartlett, J. (2008) The National Framework of Qualifications and PhD skills. Paper given to IBEC workshop on PhDs at work, translating PhD skills into employment, Dublin.

Bartlett, J. (2008) Managing research in the IoTs. Paper given to The Institutes of technology Ireland Research Alliance 1st annual colloquium on Developing Research in the Institutes of Technology, Cork Institute of Technology.

Beglane, F. (2008) Long pig’s feet and medieval meat.  Conference on ‘Uncovering Trim Town – Excavations in the Capital of Medieval Meath.  Trim.

Beglane, F. (2008) Long pig’s feet in medieval Ireland. Association for Environmental Archaeology Spring meeting.  Cardiff. 

Beglane, F. (2008) Animals in medieval Trim, Co. Meath, Ireland.  Conference on Animals as Material Culture in the Middle Ages 4: Fauna and Urban Space, Budapest. 

Britton, E.J. & Naughton, P.J., (2008(a)). “An Experimental Investigation of Arching in Piled Embankments.” Proc. of the 4th European Geosynthetics Conference, EuroGeo4, Edinburgh.

Britton, E.J. & Naughton, P.J., (2008(b)). “The arching mechanism in piled embankments under road and rail infrastructure.” Proc 1st International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (ICTG-1), Nottingham.

Britton, E.J. & Naughton, P.J., (2008(c)). “An Experimental Investigation of Arching in Piled Embankments.” 19th European Young Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference, Hungary.

Canning, S. and McGuinn, C. (2008)  ‘Event management branding: theory and insight’, Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference, Dublin.

Clancy, J. & Naughton, P.J., (2008). Design of reinforced soil structures using fine grained fill types, 1st International conference on Transportation Geotechnics (TC3),  Nottingham 

Clancy, J. & Naughton, P.J., (2008). Design of steep slopes using fine grained fills and novel multifunctional geocomposites, Proc. Of the 4th European Geosynthetics Conf.,  Edinburgh

Dowd, M. (2008) Bronze Age ritual and religious belief: the evidence from Glencurran Cave. Burren Spring Conference.

Hanrahan, J. Boyd, S.W. (2008) A Key to successful tourism development for Local Authorities in Ireland, Paper presented at 4th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference: Institute of Technology Tralee.

Hanrahan, J. (2008) Ecotourism education, Networks and training, Ireland’s First All Island Ecotourism Conference, Greenbox and The Western Development Commission

Joyce, O. (2008) Interactive Large Group Teaching and feedback Mechanism.  LIN 2008 Conference Proceedings, p. 43-51.

Kiely, E. (2008) “Developing Research Capacity through Practioner-based Action Research Conference of the Educational Studies Association of Ireland, 2008.

Leonard, L. (2008) Researching the Environmental Movement in Ireland’. The 5th SSRC workshop, Galway.

Leonard, L. (2008) The Environmental Movement in Ireland: Research Outcomes. The Sociology Assoc. of Ireland Conference, Galway.

Leonard, L. (2008) ‘Ecotopias & Green Communities: A Methodological Approach’. The ‘Bridges to Utopia’ Conference, Limerick.

Leonard, L. (2008) Rapid Development & Community Mobilization in the Republic of Ireland Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society Volume 3, No 2 Phoenix: Arizona State University

Lucy, F. (2008) Nutrients and the zebra mussel population in Lough Key. EPA Conference, Dublin.

Lucy, F. (2008) Biomonitoring of surface and coastal water for Cryptosporidium, Giardia and human virulent microsporidia using molluscan shellfish. Cryptosporidium Network, Dublin.

McGowan,T; Bashir T. (2008) Multielemental Analysis of a Medieval Irish Archaeological Assemblage, 6th World Archaeological Congress, Dublin .

McGowan,T; Bashir T.  (2008) Multielemental analysis of a medieval irish archaeological assemblage using ICP-OES, 5th  RSC Biennial Conference of Analytical Sciences,  Waterford.

McGuinn, C (2008) ‘The nature of marketing: an ethical perspective’, Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference, Dublin.

Mulligan, B. (2008) “A Graduated Approach to Using Learning Technologies”, Invited Speaker, Fáilte Ireland National Conference, “Engaging with Emerging Learning Styles”, Dublin.

Naughton, P., Kempton, G.T and Scotto, M. (2008) “Piled embankments: Past experience and future perspectives”. 4th European Conference on Geosynthetics, Edinburgh, UK.

O’Kelly, C and Dunne, L (2008) Project Based Learning – Experiences Encountered. LIN 2008 Fostering a Student Centered Learning Experience Conference Proceedings, 107 -113.

O’ Loughlin, C. (2008) Size really doesn’t matter: small beam centrifuges competing with the big boys, European Symposium on Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling, City University, UK, 22 – 23 May 2008

O’ Toole (2008) ‘Narratives of Weight Loss’ to NABS Seminar, Edinburgh.

O’ Toole (2008) ‘Feminism and the Body Project: Making use of an embodied sociology in the analysis of women and weight management’ to Mundes de Mujeres/Women’s Worlds 08, Madrid .

Read, C. (2008) ‘Remembering where the Bishop Sat: perceptions of the past at Kilteasheen, Co. Roscommon’ presented at the World Archaeology Congress, Dublin.

Partridge, T. and Diaz-Caneja, M. (In Press) “Art as Revelation: The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky and the Insights of Victor Erice,” Journal of European Studies, SAGE publications.

Savage, K., O’Brien, M., (2008) Higher Education in Ireland, Keynote address. Sarajevo

Scott, D. (2008) “The contribution of Personal Development Planning in a Modularised Environment.  An account of PDP in the B.A. Applied Social Studies Programme.” Learning Innovation Network  

Sludds, K. (2008) Philosophical Counselling in Ireland. The IX International Conference on Philosophical Practice, Carloforte, Italy.

Sparks, C. (2008) Recalling politics: demystifying community and exposing fantasy economics, Symposium : State and Society , Belgrade.

Stemp, H., Mulligan, B. (2008) “Establishing the True Cost of Online Distance Education “, EdTech2008: The Ninth Annual Irish Educational Users’ Conference, Dundalk.

Sweeney, J. (2008)  Meaningful Travel? Intermediaries and the Irish Volunteer tourist abroad. A Case study of Ecuador. THRC, Tralee.

Tierney, S. (2008) Sex determination of human medieval assemblages using ancient DNA analysis. World Archaeological Congress, Dublin.

Trench, R. (2008) Sacrificial Blood in Woman and Scarecrow. Dublin.