Men do talk: Reflections of a female interviewer examining younger men's experience of prostate cancer

Brona Mooney

Brona qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1993 from St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. She has worked in the United Kingdom, U.S.A and latterly Ireland in critical care nursing. She has also worked as a Nurse Tutor at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin from 2000-2002, and as a Lecturer in Nursing Studies at the University of Dublin, Trinity College from 2002 to 2005 and is currently employed as a Lecturer in Nursing Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is currently pursuing a PhD at UCD and her research interests include: Prostate Cancer, Critical Care Nursing, and Nursing Education.


Context and background: Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in Ireland and approximately one third of men with prostate cancer are under the age of 65 years at time of diagnosis. A review of the literature reveals... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Brona Mooney (
  2. Gerard Fealy (University College Dublin)
  3. Philip Larkin (University College Dublin)
  4. Garrett Durkan (University Hospital Galway)
  5. Frank Sullivan (University Hospital Galway)

Topic Area

Lifecourse, older people or dementia


OS-4B » OS-4 life course (10:15 - Tuesday, 31st March, Classroom 2)

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