Safeguarding the health, welfare and rights of our children and families


All research activity at LauraLynn is approved by the Research Ethics Committee (REC) prior to its commencement.

The REC meetings are scheduled for:

  • 27th January, 2016
  • 3 May 2016
  • 15 November 2016

Application forms and guidelines are below. For any other queries related to conducting research in LauraLynn please contact Fiona Woods (


LauraLynn Research Ethics Committee


  • Michael O’Donoghue, Chairman and Member of the LauraLynn Board of Directors
  • Dr Kevin Connaire, Director of Education, St Francis Hospice, Raheny
  • Dr Paula Lane, Lecturer, Health Sciences, Nursing, Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Anna Shakespeare, Director of Programme Quality and Safety, Director of Callan Institute, St John of God, Stillorgan
  • Rosie Quinn, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda
  • Niamh McEnerney, Practice Development Coordinator, LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice


A Guide for Applicants

The following are available:


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