Castlepollard family Medical Practice

We are a friendly, family-oriented GP surgery, situated in the heart of Castlepollard Town, approximately 15 minutes from Mullingar, Co Westmeath. It is our goal to provide an efficient service, dealing quickly and accurately with the needs of our patients. Treating acute and chronic illnesses, our practice provides preventive care and health education for all ages and both sexes. Our knowledge base continues to expand with new advancements in medicine, and our promise is to continue this development with you, our patient, in mind.

It is important to have a family GP that you are happy with, one that you can rely on, and one that knows your family history inside out. This will increase the chance of a fast diagnosis and therefore result in quicker treatment for the patient. Simply call us to arrange an appointment and we will be delighted to see you. We have a range of services on offer to address the needs of patients of all ages from birth to the older years!


Dr Emma O’Hara
IMC No / INO No: 23678
GMS Panel Number 52254
Qualifications: Mb BCh BAO MICGP Dip Women’s Health MSc Medical Ultrasound

MPS Membership number 35147

Dr Emma O’Hara holds an honours Degree from Trinity College Dublin graduating in the year 2000 and completed the Cork GP scheme in 2004.

She completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound through UCD in 2010 and a Masters in Medical Ultrasound through Bournemouth University in 2014.

She continues to have links with Midland Regional Hospital on a regular basis, performing gynaecology ultrasound (in the radiology department) and early pregnancy ultrasound (in the foetal assessment department).

Dr Emma O’Hara performs both transabdominal and transvaginal pelvic ultrasounds for follicle tracking, early pregnancy, and general gynaecology.


Registered Nurse: Debbie Maher

Debbie is the Practice Nurse at Castlepollard Surgery since 2013.

Qualified in 1994 she has many years of experience in Hospice and Cancer Care.
Debbie worked at Tullamore Hospital on the Children’s Ward for several years, and later trained in Psychotherapy through Dublin City University.
She has over 10 years experience working in Emergency Care through the ‘Out of Hours’ Service in Mullingar.

She provides a wide range of Nursing services at the Practice, including:

  • Smear-Taking
  • Childhood Vaccination
  • Wound Care
  • Diabetes Care
  • ECG Recording
  • Spirometry Testing
  • 24 hour BP monitoring

Josephine McGovern Matthews

Qualifications: M.C.S.Ch  I.Ch.Pod.Org.

Josephine has many years of experience, and attends every Tuesday at the Castlepollard Medical Practice. To make an appointment please contact 087 6485622


Susan McLaughlin

Qualifications: Graduate of Lansdowne College of Acupuncture and Complimentary Medicine in 2006.

Susan’s areas of interest include Fertility and Chronic Pain, to name but a few.  She attends Castlepollard Medical Practice on Friday mornings. To make an appointment with Susan – please contact: 086 8438833


Our secretaries have many years of experience, dealing with problems and queries promptly and efficiently in a professional and confidential manner.

044 – 9661235

Opening Hours
Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays closed.