• Hospital Staff

    Eileen Gallagher BSc VN RVN


    Eileen began her career in the Animal Hospital as a transition year student on work experience. She enjoyed her time so much she decided to persue a career in Veterinary Nursing and went to Athlone Institute of Technology, while working with us part time.

    She graduated in May 2010 and has been working full time with us since then. Eileen took over as head nurse in the Summer of 2016. 

    She has a 8 year old cat called Mac.

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    Pamela Collie

    Pamela came to work with us in February 2008 on work experience. She stayed with us volunteering and working part time. She then completed an Animal Care Assistance course in Killester college in 2010.

    She now works with us part time as our head animal care assistant.

    She is currently in second year in UCD studying Veterinary Nursing.

    She has a 6 year old cat called Jared, and a 4 year old Boxer dog called Rocco. 

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    Niamh O'Connell BSc VN RVN

    Niamh graduated in 2014 with a veterinary Nursing degree from Dundalk Institute of Technology.
    She first came to the Animal Hospital in 2012 for a college work placement. She enjoyed the experience so much that she came back in her final year and is now working here as a as a full time nurse.
    She has a 6 year old Jack Russell named Cleo.

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    Claire Nalty

    Claire is in her final year of veterinary nursing in DKIT. Claire started with us in 2014 working every Friday as part of her work placement whilst completing a fetac level 5 animal care course. She loved the hospital so much that she came back to us for work placement for her first year in veterinary nursing. She is now working at the hospital every Saturday as a trainee nurse. She has 5 cats named Bonnie, Clyde, Ninja, Spot and Fred and pointer cross named Phoebe who is 2 years old.

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    Aisling Higgins BSc VN RVN

    Aisling studied veterinary nursing in Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

    Aisling first started with us on work placement back in 2013. She enjoyed her placement so much that she came back to us in her second year to work every Saturday as a trainee nurse. She recently graduated from Letterkenny and is now working with us full time. 

    She has a 6 year old Maltese called Jake and a 2 year old rescue Shih Tzu Cross called Lily.

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    Nicola Brennan

    Nicola joined us in Jan 2001 part time as a veterinary nurse and groomer. After starting her own family, she concentrated more on grooming and has been looking after the beauty needs of dogs since then. Nicola has a 7 year old crossbreed dog called Flo, a 9 year old cat called Inky , a 3 year old cat called Lulu Mcmittens and 12week old kitten called Miss B.

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