Welcome to Veterinary Ireland

Veterinary Ireland is the representative body for veterinary surgeons in Ireland. Its role is to represent veterinary surgeons in Ireland and to facilitate the veterinary profession in its commitment to improving the health and welfare of animals under its care, to protecting public health and to serving the changing needs of its clients and the community through effective and innovative leadership. For information on membership and membership application click here.

We are also pleased to announce our Irish Veterinary Journal has now been fully re-launched as an open access journal with BioMed Central, and is freely available online please go to www.irishvetjournal.org

VICAS Conference 2015

Jan 30-Feb 1st 2015, Radisson Hotel, Galway.
Main speakers Noel Fitzpatrick and Brian Faulkner.
Full programme and registration details to follow.

CAVI Conference 2014

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  • John O'Rourke, Vice President, Veterinary Ireland, Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Donal Lynch, Past President, Veterinary Ireland & Finbarr Murphy, Chief Executive, Veterinary Ireland.
  • Conor Geraghty, Chairman, Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland, John O'Rourke, Vice President, Veterinary Ireland, Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine, Professor Martin Cormican, NUI Galway & Donal Lynch, Past President, Veterinary Ireland.
  • Pictured are delegates at the Veterinary Ireland CAVI Conference in Cork.
  • Pictured are delegates at the Veterinary Ireland CAVI Conference in Cork.
  • Peadar O'Scanaill, Ashbourne, Co Meath, Donal Murphy, Rathmore, Co Kerry, Kevin O'Sullivan, Bandon, Co Cork & Willie Buckley, Bandon, Co Cork.
  • Deirdre McGrath, Cork, Donal O'Sullivan, Cork, Hazel Mullins, Kerry, Orla O'Connor, Sligo & Sophie Mackey, Cork.
  • Finbarr Murphy, Chief Executive, Veterinary Ireland, Bill Cashman, Glanmire, Donal Toolan, Kilkenny & Paschal Gibbons, Kilkenny.
  • Kevin O'Farrell, Fermoy, Charles Chavesse, Zoetis, Aidan O'Connell, Kilrush & Ciaran Mellett, Kells.
  • Eoghan Buckley, Macroom, Co Cork, Bosco Cowley, MSD Animal Health & Peter Sheehan, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow.
  • John O'Rourke, Vice President, Veterinary Ireland with Kevin McGuckin, Bannagher, Co Offaly & Denis Kelliher, Castlegregory, Co Kerry.
  • Mary Newman & Michael O'Gorman, Zoetis, Dirk Huntenburg, Carrick on Suir & Roy Geary, Zoetis.
  • John O'Rourke, Vice President, Veterinary Ireland, Frank O'Sullivan, Meath, Conor Melvin, Dublin & David Casserly, Longford.
  • Lorna White, Clonakilty, Heather Kingston, Dunmanway, Ann Harty, Waterford, Emma Jane Helen, Clonakilty & Finola Murphy, Castletownbere.
  • Professor Martin Cormican, NUI Galway is pictured addressing delegates at the Veterinary Ireland CAVI Conference in Cork.
  • Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine is pictured addressing delegates at the Veterinary Ireland CAVI Conference in Cork.
  • Finbarr Murphy, Chief Executive, Veterinary Ireland, Brendan O'Connell, Dingle, Brian Costello, Tralee & Pat O'Sullivan, Bantry.