The Lisadell Team
We have a team of friendly, experienced and dedicated vets, nurses and support staff
William B. Sharp BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Principal
Jennifer White MVB
Simon Hennessy MVB MSc CertAVP(ESO)(ESST) MRCVS DipECVS
European Specialist in Equine and Large Animal Surgery
Simon joined us in 2015 having previously worked for Lisadell Equine Hospital as a locum seasonal vet in 2010. Simon graduated from University College Dublin in 2007 and went into mixed practice in Cork before moving to Australia as an intern in Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital. After this Simon worked as a stud veterinarian in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland for several years before joining the University of Melbourne as a surgical assistant.
After a brief stint in the University of Glasgow, also as a surgical assistant, he moved to the University of Liverpool as a surgical resident. During this time Simon returned to Australia and performed numerous locum surgical externships in Helsingborgin, Sweden before finally returning to Ireland. Outside of work Simon enjoys dairy farming, sport and film.
Emma Chedgey MVB MRCVSVeterinary Surgeon
Emma Costello MVBVeterinary Surgeon
Michael Duggan BVSc MRCVSVeterinary Surgeon
Michael joined Lisadell Equine Hospital in 2019 having previously worked at a large equine referral hospital in the south east of England and ambulatory equine practice in Northern Ireland.
Michael has a particular interest in equine surgery, lameness, competition/racing work and clinical research. In his spare time, he enjoys working his springer spaniel and has a keen interest in fly fishing and country sports
Intern Veterinary Surgeons
Ferran Quingles Daví DVM
Ferran is from Barcelona, Spain, and joined Lisadell as an intern in February 2019. What he likes most is sport, medicine and animals: so horses are the perfect mixture of these three.
Before obtaining his title as a veterinary surgeon Ferran spent some months doing externships in both UK and Belgium.
He has a particular interest in sport medicine and lameness. In his spare time he enjoys music, cycling and cinema.
Júlia Casellas Casassa DVM
Margherita Vicario DVM
Stephanie Hanratty BSc.VN RVN
Irene Kavanagh RVN
Hazel Coleman RVN
The Office Team
Tracey joined the office team in 2015 as our accounts administrator. In her spare time Tracey enjoys reading, outdoor activities, hunting with the Meath Hunt and gaelic football.
Michelle completed her degree in Equine Business in Maynooth University and has worked in racing and breeding ever since. She brings a wealth of experience to the office team in Lisadell. Outside of work Michelle enjoys yoga, running and riding her horse Tonto.