Dr. Aisling Tallon (née O’Toole)

General Practitioner

Write up to follow.


Dr. Thomas Grimm

General Practitioner, STI Testing, Men’s Health, Paediatrics

Dr. Thomas Grimm, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, worked as an intern in St. James’ Hospital Dublin before specialising in the field of General Practice. He completed his GP training in England prior to becoming a member of The Royal College of General Practitioners.

Dr. Grimm is a registered specialist in the General Practitioner Category of the Irish Medical Council and he is also an active member of the Irish College of General Practitioners.
He has attained additional postgraduate qualifications in Children’s Health as well as Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He has a keen interest in conditions relating to the Ear, Nose & Throat, Dermatology (Skin Disorders), and Allergies.

Since commencing in the Slievemore Clinic, he has been actively involved in STD screening and the Well Man Medical Assessments.


Dr. Debbie Fitzgerald

General Practitioner

Debbie Fitzgerald graduated from University College Dublin in 2001 with an honours degree in Medicine. As part of her General Practice training, she worked in Australia for two years and then rotated through many of the Dublin Hospitals to gain vast experience in all the areas pertinent to General Practice, with particular emphasis on Dermatology & Paediatric Medicine. She completed her General Practice training in the UK to become a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008 and is listed on the Specialist Register of the Irish Medical Council.

She has also achieved diplomas in the following areas: Diploma in Dermatology, Diploma in Child Health, Diploma in Family Planning & Diploma in Medicine for the Elderly.

She has been working as a General Practitioner in Dublin since 2008, including sessions here in the Slievemore Clinic since 2010. As well as General Practice, she also worked in the area of Developmental Paediatrics in 2008-2009 and in the Dermatology Department at St. James Hospital in 2010. Her special interests include:

  • Dermatology & Cryotherapy
  • Paediatrics including Acute Illness
  • Baby Checks and Development
  • Women’s Health, including the use and fitting of the Contraceptive Implant and Mirena coil,
  • STI screening
  • Cervical Smears
  • Combined Antenatal Care & Fertility.


Dr. Siobhan Mc Court

General Practitioner

Siobhan offers the full range of general practice care including full women’s general practice based health care – contraception, fertility/infertility, antenatal/maternity care, implanon and mirena coil insertion, menopause care and cervical smears.

She is experienced in the acute and chronic care of children and adults, male and female and has worked in both adult and children’s accident and emergency departments. Siobhan looks after chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes and also provides full medicals, mini-medicals and STI screening.


Dr. Georgina Connellan

General Practitioner

Georgina graduated from UCD medical school in 1994. She completed her vocational training in General Practice in 1998 and is a member of the ICGP. She is on the special register of General Practitioners with the Irish Medical Council. She has a special interest in-continuing medical education and has been a CME tutor with the ICGP from 2005 to 2012.

Dr. Connellan’s qualification include MB BCH BAO (UCD) MICP, DCH (Dip in Child Health), DObs ( Dip in Obstetrics) DWH (Dip in Women’s Health), DME (Dip in Medicine of the Elderly), FPC (Cert in Family Planning), Cert in Palliative Care, DipDerm (Higher Diploma in Dermatology UCD).


Dr. Anne McDonald

General Practitioner

Dr. McDonald is a dedicated and diligent GP with a wealth of experience and medical knowledge. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin before working in several large Irish hospitals and completing hospital based specialist exams. She subsequently went on to specialise in General Practice and completed her GP specialist training before working in several practices. She joined Slievemore General Practice in 2016 and has been working here full time ever since.  Her special interests include Women’s Health and Paediatric care.

Dr. McDonald is a registered specialist in the General Practitioner category of the Irish Medical Council and is also an active member of the Irish College of General Practitioners (MICGP).

Dr Adrian Rutledge

General Practitioner

Dr Adrian Rutledge is a graduate of University College Dublin and completed his medical training in 2014. Prior to studying medicine he completed a degree in Electronic Engineering and masters degree in Management of Technology and Innovation.

After a short period working in neurosurgery and orthopaedics he completed specialist training in General Practice. He obtained his membership to the Irish College of General Practitioners in 2022.

He has a specialist interest in preventative health, skin cancer and musculoskeletal injuries.

Dr Rutledge performs minor surgery on Tuesday afternoons. Services offered include joint injections and minor surgical procedures such as;


    • Removal of Seborrhoeic Keratosis
    • Removal of Actinic / Solar Keratosis
    • Excision of Benign lesions and Sebaceous cysts
    • Removal of skin tags
    • Verrucae and wart removal
    • Removal of ingrown toenails
    • Skin punch biopsy
    • Incision & Drainage of abscesses
    • Cryosurgery


Dr. Paul English

General Practitioner

Write up to follow.


Carmelita Griffin RN

Lita is a practicing nurse since 1982 when she qualified in St Vincent’s University Hospital. She went on to qualify as a Midwife and become board certified in Neonatal Intensive Care in Scotland. On returning to St Vincent’s she worked for four years in the Emergency Department gaining a certificate in Accident and Emergency nursing. Following further ED experience in the UK Lita moved into Practice Nursing and on her return to Ireland she continued working in General Practice. She has a Certificate in General Practice and Diplomas in Asthma Care, COPD, Cardiovascular Disease Management and a Certificate in Diabetes Care.

Lita joined the team in Slievemore in 2003. She leads the nursing team participating in all aspects of Women’s Health, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Childhood Immunisations, Diabetes shared care and Heartwatch programme.


Kerry Naismith

Practice Nurse

Kerry Naismith graduated from The Adelaide Hospital, Peter Street in 1998. She worked in Adelaide Meath and National Childrens Hospital Tallaght for 6 months post registration prior to going to Australia for 12 months.

On return to Ireland Kerry worked in Tallaght Hospital again for 2 years where she worked on Female surgical wards, Day Care, Minor Ops and Phlebotomy. In 2001, Kerry went to work in the area of Health Screening where she worked for 10 years prior to moving to General Practice 3 years ago. Her interests are in Female health (Cervical Screening), Childhood Immunisations and Health Screening.