Older Women's Experiences of Navigating a Changing World in Ireland

Dympna Tuohy

National University of Ireland Galway & the University of Limerick

Biography for NUIG School of Nursing and Midwifery Conference March 2015Name Dympna Tuohy, Dympna Tuohy is a lecturer in nursing in the University of Limerick, teaching at both undergraduate and post graduate level. She had a particular interest in care of the older person nursing, and is the academic lead for the post graduate Rehabilitation Nursing of the Older Person programme. She is currently undertaking her PhD studies with the School of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI Galway , exploring older women’s experiences of ageing and health related issues in Ireland.


Context and background: Internationally there have been a number of studies that explored older women’s experiences of ageing and related health concerns but there are little published from an Irish perspective. As the vast... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Dympna Tuohy (National University of Ireland Galway & the University of Limerick)
  2. Kathy Murphy (NUI, Galway)
  3. Jane Sixsmith (NUI, Galway)
  4. Adeline Cooney (NUI, Galway)

Topic Area

Lifecourse, older people or dementia


OS-2B1 » OS 2 life course 1 (11:50 - Monday, 30th March, classroom 1)

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