Buchanan B.E. and O'Connell D., Survey on cannabis resin and cannabis in unsmoked handrolled cigarettes seized in the Republic of Ireland, Science and Justice, 38(4) (1998) 221-224.
Hennessey S.A., Moane S.M. and McDermott S.D., The reactivity of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) in alcohol solutions, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 49(6) (2004) 1220-1229.
McDermott S.D. and Power J.D., Drug smuggling using clothing impregnated with cocaine, J. Forensic Sci. 50(6) (2005) 1423-1425.
Power J.D., McGlynn P., Clarke K., McDermott S.D., Kavanagh P. and O’Brien J., The analysis of substituted cathinones, part 1: chemical analysis of 2-, 3- and 4- methylmethcathinone, Forensic Sci. Int. (2011) May 19. [Epub ahead of print].
Breslin D., Campbell S., Carroll L., Clarke K., Clarke P., English H., Giblin M., Goff M., Killoran S., O'Connor K. and Power J., The Rise and Fall of Designer Drugs. The Forensic Science Society Summer Conference, 2-3 July 2010, Belfast. (Poster)
Jason Wallach, Pierce V. Kavanagh, Gavin McLaughlin, Noreen Morris, John D. Power, Simon P. Elliott, Marion S. Mercier, David Lodge, Hamilton Morris, Nicola M. Dempster, Simon D. Brandt., Preparation and characterization of the ‘research chemical’ diphenidine, its pyrrolidine analogue, and their 2,2-diphenylethyl isomers, Drug Testing and Analysis 07/2014.
Simon D. Brandt, Michael H. Baumann, John S. Partilla, Pierce V. Kavanagh, John D. Power, Brian Talbot, Brendan Twamley, Olivia Mahony, John O'Brien, Simon P. Elliott, Roland P. Archer, Julian Patrick, Kuldip Singh, Nicola M Dempster, Simon H Cosbey, Characterization of a novel and potentially lethal designer drug (±)-cis-para-methyl-4- methylaminorex (4,4'-DMAR, or 'Serotoni'). Drug Testing and Analysis 05/2014.
John D. Power, John O'Brien, Brian Talbot, Michael Barry, Pierce Kavanagh, The identification of an impurity product, 4,6-dimethyl-3,5-diphenylpyridin-2-one in an amphetamine importation seizure, a potential route specific by-product for amphetamine synthesized by the APAAN to P2P, Leuckart route. Forensic science international. 05/2014.
Pierce V. Kavanagh, John D. Power, New psychoactive substances legislation in Ireland - Perspectives from academia. Drug Testing and Analysis 01/2014;
John D. Power, Kenneth R. Scott, Elizabeth A. Gardner, Bronagh M. Curran McAteer, John E. O'Brien, Margaret Brehon, Brian Talbot, Pierce V. Kavanagh, The syntheses, characterization and in vitro metabolism of nitracaine, methoxypiperamide and mephtetramine. Drug Testing and Analysis 01/2014;
John D. Power, John O’Brien, Brian Talbot, Michael Barry, Pierce V. Kavanagh, The identification of an impurity product, 4,6-dimethyl-3,5-diphenylpyridin-2-one in an amphetamine importation seizure, a potential route specific by-product for amphetamine synthesized by the APAAN to P2P, Leuckart route. Forensic Science International. 01/2014.