Our Team

The Lisadell Team

We have a team of friendly, experienced and dedicated vets, nurses and support staff

Our Vets

William B. Sharp BVM&S MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon & Practice Principal

Liam moved here from Scotland to work for 3 months many moons ago, now Practice Principal and owner of Lisadell, he says it's been the longest (and most enjoyable) 3 months of his life!!! Professionally, he has an interest in all areas of racetrack and young stock medicine with particular emphasis on upper and lower airway disorders. In addition to clinical work, Liam is often seen on duty at Navan, Fairyhouse and Leopardstown race courses as well as at sales in Tattersalls and Goffs. He can also be found on Golf courses when he gets the time and enjoys skiing and watching rugby in the winter months.

Jennifer White MVB
Veterinary Surgeon

Jenny is from Kilkenny and joined Lisadell as an intern in 2004. After her internship she was given the opportunity to stay on as a Junior Ambulatory Vet and is still with us today! She is an invaluable member or our team here with a particular interest in stud and racehorse medicine. Away from work, Jenny likes to travel, watch movies and enjoys music and concert going, she is Bruce Springsteen's biggest fan! You'll always find her on the road with her side-kick Bazzle the Jack Russell in the passenger seat!

Warren Schofield MA, Vet MB, Cert ES (Soft tissue), MRCVS, Dip ECVS
European Specialist in Equine and Large Animal Surgery

Warren has joined our team as a visiting consultant surgeon and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise. His particular areas of interest are surgery and orthopaedics and he brings with him over 20 years of experience in these fields.

Emma Chedgey MVB MRCVS CertAVP(ESM)

Veterinary Surgeon

Emma joined us in 2015 having spent a number of years working with a variety of horses and other species in a mixed practice in the Brecon Beacons in Wales. Emma is originally from Dunmore East, Co. Waterford where she spent many years hunting and show jumping before the Veterinary career took over.  Emma has a particular interest in reproduction, internal medicine and foal care and has completed a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in these areas through the University of Liverpool. She completed her synoptic exam in Equine Stud Medicine in the summer of 2021 and is delighted to be done with exams!!! Outside of work, she enjoys skiing, travelling, horse riding and
catching up with friends.

Emma Costello MVB

Veterinary Surgeon
Emma joined Lisadell in 2014 after stints in Practice in Waterford, Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital and in the UK and NZ. Emma brings a wealth of experience to the practice. Outside of work, she is kept busy with mounted games with her three children Jack, Harriet and Grace.

Lisa Dunne BSc DVM MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon

Lisa joined our team in 2021. Having grown up in Kilbride Co. Meath around horses on her grandparents farm, she originally studied Ag Science in UCD and began her career working in the thoroughbred industry. This took her all over the world working stud seasons in Japan, Australia and the USA. She then went on to work as an Equine nurse in Kentucky which led her to return to University to study Veterinary Medicine in Slovakia. 
After graduation, Lisa completed the prestigious surgical internship in Hagyard in Kentucky followed by working in ambulatory practice in the UK. Her professional interests include internal medicine and lameness and outside of work she loves to travel and explore the outdoors with her dogs Bill and Ted.

Siobhan McQuillan MVB DVMS

Veterinary Surgeon

Siobhan joined us in 2022 having completed her surgical residency in UCD Dublin. Prior to her surgical training, she worked at Liphook Equine Hospital in the UK and in mixed practice in Ireland. You'll find Siobhan in charge of our hospital cases and seeing appointments including lameness investigations and advanced dental and sinus procedures. She is interested in all aspects of surgery with a particular interest in laparoscopic surgery. Siobhan is a local, originally from Drogheda and was active in the Pony Club for many years before the Veterinary work took over. Outside of work she enjoys hacking out her mare and getting out hiking in her spare time.

Jonathan Cawley DVM

Veterinary surgeon

Jonathan joined us in 2022 having graduated from University of Veterinary Medicine, Kosice, Slovakia, and was a classmate of Lisa's. He worked in mixed and Equine practice in the UK and Equine practice in Limerick before joining the team at Lisadell. Prior to Veterinary, Jonathan worked for a number of years in Landscape Architecture. Originally from Roscommon, he enjoys mountain biking, hiking and golf outside of work. 

Intern Veterinary Surgeons

Anna Munoz DVM

Intern Veterinary Surgeon

Anna comes from Spain and obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Barcelona Autonomous University in 2021. She has been around horses since she she was 5 years old and has always had an interest in Veterinary Medicine. She has been riding horses for many years and competes in showjumping, eventing and TREC. In her free time, Anna likes other sports including mountain-biking and going to the gym. 

Luis V De Castro DVM 

Intern Veterinary Surgeon

Luis Joined our practice in 2022 after graduation from FMV-ULHT in Portugal. Luis' main professional interests are podiatry and orthopaedics and is very keen on lameness evaluation and diagnostic imaging. Outside of work, you'll find him out enjoying the Irish countryside or reading a book. 

Sarah Gallagher DVM

Ambulatory intern

Sarah qualified from the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest in 2021. She worked in a mixed practice for a year before joining Lisadell. She is interested in all aspects of Equine practice but is searching for her niche area of interest. 

Sarah grew up around horses on her farm in the Dublin mountains. Outside of Veterinary, she can be found competing on her horse Annie or supporting at Dublin football matches (although she won't say that too loudly around Meath!!).

Nursing and Hospital team

Irene Kavanagh RVN
Veterinary Nurse

Irene worked at Lisadell Equine Hospital for a number of years while studying Veterinary Nursing in Dundalk IT, she loved the job so much, she joined the Veterinary team here full time after graduation in 2014. In her spare time, Irene enjoys competing on her horses, Grooming dogs and playing Gaelic Football with her local team "Naomh Martin".
Irene is currently on maternity leave with her first baby, wishing you all the best Irene!

Shauna Cunning 
Hospital Technician

Shauna has joined us as a hospital technician having finished her studies at AIT and will be helping to cover Irene's Maternity leave. 

Abbie Williams-Price
Hospital Technician

Abbie joined Lisadell in 2022 after a number of years working in Gordon Elliott racing and previously as a stud groom. Originally from Wales, Abbie grew up on a farm and has a wealth of experience in animal care. She has already become an integral member of the team at Lisadell. 
Outside of work, Abbie keeps her own hunter and is involved a number of Equine pursuits around Co. Meath. 

The Office Team

Noeleen Kavanagh


Noeleen is our longest serving member of staff, having joined the practice alongside Peter Gibbons in the 1970's. She has enjoyed being part of the development of the practice into the hospital it is today. Outside of work, Noeleen enjoys travelling, walking and cycling. Noeleen retired in December 2019 after 47 years and we still pester her with questions on a regular basis! Happy retirement Noeleen!!!

Deirdre Sheridan
Office Manager

Dee first joined the team at Lisadell in 2002 and after a brief stint away and three children we are delighted to have her back in the office. Dee says she doesn't get much spare time, but does enjoy sitting down in the evenings when she gets the chance!!!
Deirdre manages the office and accounts at Lisadell and we would be lost without her keeping us all running smoothly!

Lynne Mc Loughlin

Niamh King 

Niamh joined the office team in 2021. Originally from Ashbourne, she completed her degree in Business in Equine Studies in AIT. She then spent a number of years flying around the world as a travelling groom for International Showjumper Conor Swail. She then returned to Ireland to take up an administrative position at Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital before moving a little closer to home and we are delighted to welcome her to the Lisadell team. Outside of work, Niamh loves getting out walking with her two dogs.