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  • Brady, Catherina; Moss, Hilary; Kelly, Brendan D (BMJ Publishing Group, 2016)
                               Art therapy has a long history in mental health care but requires an enhanced evidence base in order to better identify its precise role in contemporary services. This paper describes an ...
  • Moss, Hilary; O'Neill, Desmond (Springer, 2016)
      This paper explores the role of the curator in hospitals. The arts play a significantrole in every society; however, recent studies indicate a neglect of the aesthetic environment ofhealthcare. This international study ...
  • Donnellan, Laura (University of Westminster Press, 2016)
    In the past decade there have been a number of judicial review cases involving sports governing bodies in Ireland. While the courts have been willing to hear such cases, it has been repeatedly emphasised that judicial ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; Clancy, Brian (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
    The central part of this chapter presents the sort of sociolinguistic information that is retrievable from some corpora of Irish English (IE) that currently exist. However, in order to fully explore and contextualise ...
  • NicGhabhann, Niamh (2016)
    This essay explores a 2015 exhibition by Irish artist Orla Barry at mother's tankstation gallery, Dublin
  • Ó Ruairc, Pádraig Óg (University of Limerick, 2014)
    This thesis is a study of the dynamics of the Anglo-Irish Truce of 11 July 1921 which brought a formal conclusion to the Irish War of Independence. Although this work explores the origins, character and significance of ...
  • Vaughan, Elaine; McCarthy, Michael J (Routledge; Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    The significance of corpora, and corpus-based research, for second language teaching and learning has, to an extent at least, become axiomatic; however, progress continues and is required in relation to how insights ...
  • Moss, Hilary (Verlag: Hippocampus, 2005)
    The author was employed to evaluate the potential for music therapy in an elderly rehabilitation and continuing care service. She was required to review current service provision, provide recommendations for a future ...
  • Moss, Hilary (Arts Council, 2007)
    A consortium involving The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Incorporating the National Children’s Hospital (AMNCH), Create and Institute of Art Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire (IADT) were commissioned by the Arts Council ...
  • Moss, Hilary; O'Neill, Desmond (Wiley and Sons, 2014)
    Aim To describe the aesthetic and cultural pursuits of older patients in hospital. Background Although there is much discussion of the importance of arts1 in health, little is known about the salience of aesthetic and ...
  • O'Connell, Clare; Cassidy, Aoife; O'Neill, Desmond; Moss, Hilary (Elsevier, 2013)
    GOAL: There has been an increasing interest in the arts in healthcare, with a suggestion that the arts and aesthetics can augment patient outcomes in stroke and other illnesses. Designing such programmes requires better ...
  • Moss, Hilary; O'Neill, Desmond (Elsevier, 2014)
    There are some very striking examples of the major therapeutic benefit of engaging with art in the illnesses of great artists, from the therapeutic narrative of van Gogh’s paintings in the asylum at St Remy de Provence to ...
  • Moss, Hilary (Taylor and Francis, 2012)
    A slew of well-deserved Oscars has further enhanced the reputation of the excellent film, The King’s Speech, For those working in healthcare, there are added attractions to this movie which make it a useful addition to ...
  • Moss, Hilary; Nolan, E; O'Neill, Desmond (Irish Medical Organisation, 2007)
    From 2005 to 2006 a professional orchestra (the Irish Chamber Orchestra) performed in a university teaching hospital with the aims of bringing live music to patients who could not access traditional concert venues and of ...
  • Moss, Hilary; Donnellan, Claire; O'Neill, Desmond (2012)
    Although the importance of the arts in healthcare is increasingly recognised, further research is needed to investigate the mechanisms by which arts and health programmes achieve their impact. An overview of the qualitative ...
  • Moss, Hilary; O'Neill, Desmond (Irish Medical Organisation, 2012)
    Despite increasing interest in incorporating Medical Humanities in undergraduate medical education, the discipline often suffers from a lack of clear definition in terms of scope, purpose and clinician engagement 1, and ...
  • Khan, Waqas Ullah; Mohamad Onn Yap, Irin Arina; O'Neill, Desmond; Moss, Hilary (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
    Purpose of study To investigate the perceptions of healthcare providers on music therapy and their recommendations on wider adoption in a hospital setting. Design and methods A qualitative exploratory study employing ...
  • O'Neill, Aimee; Moss, Hilary (Taylor and Francis, 2015)
    This paper describes a community art therapy group for people living with chronic pain. Nine adults were offered 12 weekly group art therapy sessions that included art therapy activities such as guided imagery focusing ...
  • Kilcommins, Shane; Moffett, Luke (Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 2015)
    Introduction Concern for crime victims has been a growing political issue in improving the legitimacy and success of the criminal justice system through the rhetoric of rights. Since the 1970s there have been numerous ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Taylor and Francis, 2015)
    This article is concerned with men and women's experience of elite positions and with the extent to which such positions are seen as places for women, so as to provide an insight into their commitment to continuing in them. ...

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