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Ground Floor
Bray Primary Care Centre
Killarney Road
Bray, Co. Wicklow

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm

Our phones lines open from 08:30 until 17:00, with closure at lunch from 12.00-13.30.
Reception remains open for patient check in, collections and emergencies.


Call 087 908 2813 if the phone lines are closed and you have an urgent medical requirement.
Do not send text messages to the doctor on call as they cannot be received.

For all medical emergencies outside of clinic hours, please visit the Out Of Hours GP Service (EDoc), based in Loughlinstown Hospital. 
For more information on this service, please click
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Meet The Team

The Carlton Clinic was established by Dr John McManus, who began practicing in Bray in 1975. In 1977 he was joined by Dr Tony O’Brien, and in the same year the doctors moved to Novara Avenue where they were based for over 40 years.

In May 2020 the practice moved to the current site in Bray Primary Care Centre. 

The Carlton Clinic is now an eight doctor partnership, including: Dr. John McManus, Dr. Geraldine Holland, Dr Melanie Piercy, Dr Mairead Cassidy, Dr. Eoin Spillane, Dr. David Coffey, Dr Dara Owens and Dr Carly Flynn.

To support the clinical teams, the practice employs a fantastic team of 23 administration and domestic staff. 

 

Dr. John McManus

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Dr. John McManus

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As well as over fifty years experience in general practice, Dr. John McManus is one of the co-founding members of the Carlton Clinic.

His interests include medicine for the elderly, joint injections, and addiction, as well as ongoing medical education and the philosophy of medicines.

Dr. McManus has four children, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His interests include fishing, walking and reading history, current affairs and philosophy.

Dr. Geraldine Holland

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Dr. Geraldine Holland

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Dr. Geraldine Holland grew up in Shankill and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1986. She started working at Carlton Clinic in 1990 and became a Partner in 1995.

While Geraldine enjoys all aspects of General Practice, over the years she has developed a special interest and a broad skill base in all areas of Women's Health. In particular, Geraldine has a special interest in longer lasting contraception (coils, injections and implants) and the management of period problems across all age groups. She helped set-up the GP led Mirena Clinics at the National Maternity and Rotunda hospitals. Geraldine is happy to accept referrals from local GPs to provide prompt treatment and avoid hospital referral if possible.

Geraldine is a former Assistant National Director of the ICGP (Irish College of General Practitioners) Women's Health Program, and a current Family Planning Tutor and LARC Tutor at ICGP. Geraldine has a keen interest in Teenage Health, Palliative Care and Asthma management.

Geraldine is mum to four daughters. She enjoys reading, walking and singing in her spare time.

Dr. Mairead Cassidy

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Dr. Mairead Cassidy

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Dr Mairead Cassidy graduated from University College Galway in 1999. She completed her GP training with with Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin in 2006 and was also the highest achieving candidate in GP exams that year. She has worked in Ireland, the UK and Australia. 

She enjoys all aspects of General Practice & has a special interests in women's health, young people's and adolescent health - including contraception and sexual health screening, travel medicine and childhood development & illnesses. Over the years she has developed a special interest in palliative care and alongside her GP work also works in LauraLynn Childrens Hospice and disability service. 

Qualifications: MB BCh BAO, MICGP, Dip Child health,  Dip Paediatric Palliative care 

In her spare time she enjoys running, walking the dog and music.

Dr. Melanie Piercy

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Dr. Melanie Piercy

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Dr Melanie Piercy graduated from Bristol University Medical School in 1994. She completed her GP training with St George’s Hospital, London and subsequently moved to Ireland. Dr. Piercy joined the Carlton Clinic in 2005. Like her colleagues Melanie enjoys all aspects of family medicine but with a special interest in dermatology.

She is involved with the training of medical students within the practice.

Qualifications: MB ChB, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, DPD.

 

Dr. Eoin Spillane

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Dr. Eoin Spillane

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Dr Eoin Spillane graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in 1997. He joined the Carlton Clinic in 2008. He has special interest in dermatology and men's health, particularly sexual health / STI screenings. Dr Spillane also manages a weekly Minor Surgery clinic removing skin lesions such as moles, warts, skin cysts and lumps, and ingrown toenails. Cryotherapy treatment for warts, verrucas and sun damaged skin is also offered.

Qualifications: MB, BCh, BAO, LRCP & SI, AFRCSI, MRCGP, DPD.

Dr. David Coffey

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Dr. David Coffey

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Dr. David Coffey joined Carlton Clinic in 2011 and is now a GP Partner at the Practice. Dr. Coffey attended university in Dublin and trained as a GP in Scotland and England in the late 1990's. In addiition to working in Australia and New Zealand, Dr. Coffey also worked in Afghanistan for 9 months looking after patients with infectious diseases in Kandahar in the south of the country. His special interests include men's health, children's health and mindfulness.

In his spare time, Dr. Coffey is a keen cyclist and cross-country runner. Carlton Clinic is delighted to have Dr. Coffey in the role of managing partner of the Carlton Clinic in 2023.

Dr. Dara Owens

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Dr. Dara Owens

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Dr Owens joined the Carlton Clinic in June 2016. He has a special interest in headaches and is part of the migraine team in St Vincent's University Hospital. Dr Owens has proven himself very popular with patients young and old and is a great addition to the team here at Carlton Clinic.

Dr. Carly Flynn

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Dr. Carly Flynn

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Dr Carly Flynn grew up in Greystones and graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011. After spending some time working in hospital medicine, Carly commenced her postgraduate training in general practice with the RCSI GP training scheme, and was awarded membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners in 2017. She joined the Carlton Clinic in 2018, and became a partner in 2023.

Carly has a special interest in women’s health and holds specialist certificates in contraception from the ICGP and a Diploma in Obstetrics and Women’s Health from the Royal College of Physicians, Ireland. She also works in the GP-led Mirena Clinics in both The National Maternity Hospital and The Rotunda Hospital, and enjoys tutoring other doctors in the provision of long acting contraception. Carly is happy to accept referrals for coil insertions and/or removals if needed from other local GPs.

Carly has also completed a diploma in musculoskeletal health, and has a special interest in children’s health.

In her spare time Carly enjoys going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Lisa Devine

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Dr. Lisa Devine

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Dr Lisa Devine initially trained in hospital medicine, gaining her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland before realising that her vocation lay in general practice. She trained as a GP and gained her Membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners of Ireland. She has postgraduate qualifications in palliative care, paediatrics, musculoskeletal medicine and diabetes, which has become her primary special interest. She enjoys representing the Irish General Practice point of view on regional and national diabetes and chronic disease management committees, in Ireland and internationally. She enjoys contributing to medical education via teaching in the practice, chairing and speaking at local and national conferences, and through tutoring and organisational roles on postgraduate educational programs. She writes a monthly Column for GPnotebook.

Dr. Sarah Mitchell

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Dr. Sarah Mitchell

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Dr. Sarah Mitchell grew up in Killiney and Dalkey, Co. Dublin, and now resides in Blackrock.

Sarah graduated from Trinity College, Dublin in 1997. She worked in several Dublin teaching hospitals in a wide range of specialties and then completed her General Practice training in St. Alban's, Hertfordshire in the U.K. in 2005. She passed her Membership examination of the Royal College of General Practitioners with Merit and she was subsequently granted Membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners. Sarah has since continued to work in General Practice, predominantly in South Dublin and North Wicklow. Sarah was delighted to join the Carlton Clinic team in September 2020. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice including special interests in Women's Health and Children's Health. Sarah has also developed a keen interest in Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, walking the dog, cinema and theatre.
 

Dr. Adeline McGrath

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Dr. Adeline McGrath

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Dr. Gráinne Ní Fhathaigh

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Dr. Gráinne Ní Fhathaigh

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Dr Gráinne Ní Fhathaigh grew up in Dundrum, Dublin. She initially studied neuroscience in Trinity College Dublin, following this she studied medicine as a postgraduate in Queen's University Belfast, where she graduated in 2015. She completed her GP training in Belfast in 2020 and was awarded membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She worked as a GP in various parts of the greater Belfast area before returning to her native Dublin. She has postgraduate qualifications in palliative care, paediatrics and mental health. 

Gráinne was delighted to join the Carlton Clinic team in September 2022. Like her colleagues, Gráinne enjoys all aspects of general practice, in particular paediatric health and women's health. 

In her spare time Gráinne enjoys hiking with her dog and spending time with family and friends.

Sinead Fagan

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Sinead Fagan

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Sinéad Fagan completed her General Nurse training in Dublin and Midwifery training in London, and joined the Carlton Clinic in 1997.

She is now working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, with particular interest in childhood immunisations and diabetes. 

 

She has three grown up children, enjoys playing golf and has recently started learning Italian.

Karen Rand

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Karen Rand

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Karen completed her general nurse training in Sheffield in 1993.

She has special interest in nutrition and diabetes, she completed her higher diploma in Nutritional therapy in 2014.

Karen joined the Carlton Clinic in 2015.

She is a mother of 2 children, she enjoys hiking in her spare time.

Trish Cuffe

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Trish Cuffe

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Nurse Trish trained as a General Nurse in St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin. She also completed her Midwifery training in The Coombe Women's Hospital and Neonatal Nursing training in The National Maternity Hospital.She has worked in GP Nursing since 2009 & The Out of Hours GP Service since 2004. She has a special interest in Disease Prevention and Infant Health.

Trish has 3 children and likes to play tennis in her spare time.
 

Emma Dilley

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Emma Dilley

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Emma Dilley completed her General Nursing training in the Meath Hospital, Dublin in 1995 and her Midwifery training in the Coombe Hospital in 1999. She then worked in the Coombe Hospital and in Womens health clinics before joining the Carlton Clinic in October 2020.

She has 3 children and enjoys going for walks with her dog.

Claire Savage

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Claire Savage

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Claire is a passionate General Nurse since 2008, where she graduated from UCD. Claire has a diverse experience in accident and emergency, specialising in radiology for the last number of years. She is firm believer in bringing smiles and laughter to healthcare, creating a safe space for my patients. Outside of the clinic, Claire's love for quirky scrub designs showcases her unique style. She is currently pursuing a post-graduate course in UCD in Primary Care, highlighting her eagerness to integrate new skills and knowledge in to her practice.

Claire treasures her time off, spending it with her kids.
 

Insa Larkin

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Insa Larkin

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Insa Larkin grew up and trained as a general Nurse in Germany. After graduating in 2006 she travelled to Asia and Australia where she met her irish husband. She moved to Ireland in 2008 and worked as general Nurse until 2010 when she did her specialist postgraduate Diploma in Oncology (Cancer) Nursing. She worked as a Educator and Cancer Nurse until 2022 when she joined the Carlton Clinic. She has a special interest in Chronic Disease Management and Disease prevention and she joined the Slainte Care Pilot Postgraduate Diploma programme in 2023.

She loves cooking and has 2 school-going children.