Republic of Ireland Faculty

Welcome from Republic of Ireland Faculty, we are a group of volunteer RCGP members who provide local networking, education and support for members in the area. The Faculty supports almost 500 members, Fellows and Associates across the Republic of Ireland. The Faculty has a particular interest in supporting our members' CPD and professional development and provide a range of educational meetings, tailored to local needs, as well as bursaries and awards to support and recognise innovation and development.

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Upcoming events

We provide educational events throughout the region and many of these events contribute to CPD and professional development

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Board meetings

We meet four times per year in February, June, September and December to progress our local engagement activities and discuss issues pertinent to our members, which are then fed back to College Council. Our next meetings will be:

  • Thursday 13 June 2024

Winter meeting and dinner

The Republic of Ireland Winter meeting and dinner will take place on Saturday 7 December 2024 at the Stephens Green Club, 9 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2.

More details to follow soon. To register your interest email

Awards and prizes

Clinical Cases Presentation Competition 2024

Congratulations to Pavithra Chempakanalloor and Sarah Cherepacha, University College Cork, winners of this Clinical Cases Presentation Competition 2024 with their outstanding presentation on ‘A Common Condition with a Rare Complication’.

Finalists: Nyka Riego and Madeline Haines, Trinity College Dublin and Pavithra Chempakanalloor and Sarah Cherepacha, University College Cork presented at the Clinical Cases Presentation Competition Final at the Republic of Ireland Faculty Spring Meeting at Queen's University Belfast in April 2024.

Sheppard Memorial Essay Competition 2024

This essay competition is open to all undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors who are within five years of completing general practice training. The opening date for entries is Monday 26 August 2024.

For more information, see the Republic of Ireland section on the awards page.

Meet your faculty

Faculty Officers

Dr Diarmuid Quinlan Chairman and Provost and Faculty Fellowship Lead

  • Dr Joseph Martin, Honorary Treasurer

Faculty Board Members

  • Dr ĺde Delargy, Representative RCGP Council
  • Dr John Gillman, Faculty Educator
  • Dr Ahmeda Ali, Representative ICGP Council
  • Dr Sheila Loughman, RCGPNI Rep
  • Dr Mina Dawood, Student Representative
  • Dr John Cox
  • Dr Dermot Halpin
  • Dr Brendan O'Shea
  • Dr Mary Sheehan
  • Dr Laura Malone
  • Dr David Hannon
  • Dr Tony Foley
  • Dr Bev Huss

Contact us

RCGP Republic of Ireland Faculty
c/o ICGP
4/5 Lincoln Place
Dublin 2
D02 XR68

Telephone: 0044 7876030474

Office opening hours: 08:00 - 16:30, Monday to Friday.

Your local Faculty Support Officer is Suzanne Manning.

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