Ireland's Vets: Gerard McGovern

Large animal vet, Gerard McGovern, features this week. He tells us about his practice in Co. Cavan, some unusual cases he has encountered and about the role of social media in veterinary.

Ireland’s Vets: Joseph Byrne

Veterinary surgeon, Joseph Byrne, spent several years in England before returning to Ireland in 2002. Here he tells us about his mixed practice in Skeaghvasteen, Co. Kilkenny.

Ireland’s Vets: Brian Ryan

“If you stand still in this game you’re finished; you need to keep improving." Brian Ryan of Mulcair Veterinary Clinic shares his story and views on the veterinary industry.

Ireland’s Vets: Margaret Ryan

After several years in mixed practice, Margaret Ryan realised her true calling was small animal practice. This year she has opened her second clinic in the midlands.

Ireland's Vets: Ciara Sweeney

Ciara has wanted to be a vet as long as she can remember. The Dublin vet has a degree in agriculture and is a recent graduate of UCD's graduate entry veterinary medicine programme.

Ireland's Vets: John Keogh

Veterinary surgeon, John Keogh, has been practicing in Dundrum, Co. Tipperary for 40 years this year. Speaking with That’s Farming, John tells us about his experience and how rural Ireland has changed since he first qualified.

Ireland's Vets: Mark Slattery

Three and a half years ago, veterinary surgeon, Mark Slattery made the brave decision to set out on his own. He is now the man behind a busy mixed practice in Co. Leitrim.

Ireland's Vets: George O'Malley

Practicing in west Mayo for over 40 years, there's not a back road in the region he hasn't travelled. The vet has over 1,100 herds with his large animal practice in Castlebar.

Ireland's Vets: Dermot Casey

Practising as a vet for 40 years now, Dermot would say he never worked a day in his life. He never found it as work.

Ireland's Vets: Katja Connolly

Originally from Germany, Katja has made a name for herself in the Irish veterinary industry. The Small Animal Vet of the Year nominee balances the demanding profession with two young kids at home.

Ireland’s Vets: Meet Orla O’Connor - A vet with nearly eight years' experience

Catherina speaks to Orla O’Connor, one of four vets from Glenamaddy Veterinary Clinic.

Ireland's Vets: Meet Justin Ward

Justin wanted to be a solicitor but a spot of calf-rearing at the age of 16 changed his future.

Ireland's Vets: Meet Sara Roche - The vet who is opening her own clinic!

Always wanted to be a vet but didn’t get the points? Read about Sara Roche who overcame big obstacles to achieve her dream of becoming a vet and opening her own practice.

Ireland's Vets: Meet Rodney Gale of Westland Equine Veterinary Services

Catherina meets Rodney Gale, a vet that has recently opened a new equine practice in the West of Ireland.