1st National Skin Awareness Day


Happy Wednesday everyone. I had a phone call yesterday from my friend Helen at the Irish Skin Foundation. The final line up has been decided and it looks amazing. Not alone are there talks from eminent dermatologists but also seminars with psychologist Barry Egan and a know your rights slot with Andrew McCann. Of course […]

Highland Radio


Im on Donegals finest Highland Radio tommorow at 12.30. If you not tired of listening to me talking about Skin Cancer prevention tune in x Related posts: Listen out for me on Newstalk Radio Cara Pharmacy Sunawareness 2014

Avene Trip 2013

avene 2013

I had the very fortunate opportunity this month to take a trip to Avene in the South of France. I was accompanied by 11 fabulous ladies and needless to say we made the most of our surroundings. Bar all the fabulousness it was fantastic to witness some of the skin treatments which take place here. […]

Cleanance Gel for Acne


I’ve always had an interest in acne because I was the spotty teenager at the school disco. In my pre dermatology training I would turn the old wives tales of using toothpaste sudocream witch hazel etc of which none ever worked. To my advantage I started to learn about the causes of acne and how […]

Listen out for me on Newstalk Radio


*** UPDATE: Here is the interview from Newstalk Radio where I discuss the damaging effects of sun exposure on your skin and how to protect yourself:   Direct Link (Right-Click -> Save Link As) – Type: mp3, Size: 10.7Mb, Duration: 15:17 To listen directly on the Newstalk website, go to the following link: Listen Back on […]

Eczema Awareness

Avène Cold Creme Gel

Well guys, we’re into September which in Dermatology speak means eczema awareness. So as its a big passion of mine I’ll spend a lot of the month talking about this skin condition which some long suffering parents are quite familiar with. One if the most essential parts of eczema control is not using any soaps, […]