‘You had to be hardy enough to be a vet then’

Brian Gormley MRCVS speaks about graduating as a vet in 1958, old fair days and farming over the decades.

Graduate Profile: Finola Mc Coy

Finola Mc Coy worked as a vet in Ireland, the UK and New Zealand before joining Teagasc. The 2014 Nuffield Scholar is Animal Health Ireland’s CellCheck Senior Programme Manager.

Ireland's Vets: David Woods

Dublin native, David Woods may not carry an ounce of farming blood but he is a qualified vet, making waves in a mixed practice in Co. Mayo. Catherina hears his story.

Ireland's Vets: John Collins

Catherina meets Cork’s John Collins, a vet in a mixed practice that has attended to many exotic species during his time, including a giraffe with mastitis! The Cork native also competes in international cycling competitions.

Ireland’s Vets: Robert Zobel

Catherina meets Robert Zobel who hails from Croatia & is now working in Mayo. Robert is also a Bovine Reproduction Specialist, having completed extensive research in this area.