Dr Patrick O Donnell

Dr O’Donnell began working part-time at the practice in October 2013. He is here as part of a joint venture between the practice and the Partnership for Health Equity based at the Graduate Entry Medical School of the University of Limerick.


He graduated from UCD in 2006. He completed his intern training in the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise and Sligo Regional Hospital. He then worked in paediatrics in Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Western Australia. He then returned to Ireland and began his GP training in Sligo. Having completed this training scheme in 2012, he began a Master’s degree at Trinity College. While studying he worked as a locum GP and did weekly sessions in travel medicine at the Tropical Medical Bureau. He is a Member of the Irish College of General Practitioners (MICGP).

Areas of interest

Dr O’Donnell has many interests in the field of medicine. He currently works part of the week at UL on research about healthcare for marginalised groups.

Other post graduate training qualifications include:

MSc Global Health

Diploma in Child Health (RCPI)

Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG)

Certificate in Family Planning

Certificate in Substance Misuse and Associated Health Problems (ICGP)

Level 1 Methadone Prescriber (ICGP)

European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care


Outside interests


Dr O’Donnell swims regularly and likes the cinema.