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Covid Booster Vaccine for over 70

The HSE has advised that all patients over the age of 70 years should be offered a 3rd dose of Covid 19 Vaccine. 

We will be running special clinics to administer this vaccine starting the week of Oct 7th 2021. 

We have sent a text to all our patients (aged 70 plus) inviting them to book an appointment at one of our over 70 vaccine clinics. 

When you receive that text please click on the link to book your appointment. The link brings you to a booking page hosted by

If you are aged over 70 and have not received a text inviting you to make an appointment, please phone our clinic and speak to the secretary. 01 2320601 or 01 6680077. 

Information on the Covid 19 Booster Vaccine Covid 19 Booster Vaccine

Covid Booster Vaccine for Over 80's

We have now offered all our patients aged 80 and over,  an appointment for flu and 3rd Covid vaccine. If you are over 80 and have not received the Covid booster, please phone our reception to arrange an appointment. 

Information on the Covid 19 Booster Vaccine Covid 19 Booster Vaccine

Information on the Flu Vaccine HSE Flu Vaccine

Covid Booster Vaccine for patients under the aged of 70

All patients who are over the age of 50 or who have an underlying condition will be given the Covid Booster vaccine at a HSE run clinic. In our GP practice, we

are focusing on vaccinating people who are aged over 70 and we are unable to offer appointments for the Covid booster to patients under 70. 

Up to date information from the HSE is available here: HSE Covid Booster information,

Flu Vaccine for patients aged Over 65

If you have not yet received the flu vaccine , you can phone our reception to make and appointment. 

Flu vaccine for people aged 18-65

You can get the flu vaccine for free if you are aged 18-65 and have a long term medical condition. See below for a list of conditions.

If you are aged 18-65 and have a long term medical condition, you can book an appointment for a flu vaccine by phoning our reception. 01-2320601 0r 01 6680077. 

Free Flu Vaccine

You can get the flu vaccine for free if you:

  • are 65 years of age and over
  • are pregnant
  • are a child aged 2 to 17 years 
  • are an adult or child aged 6 months or older at increased risk for flu related complications including
    • those with long term conditions
      • chronic heart disease, including acute coronary syndrome
      • chronic liver disease
      • chronic renal failure
      • chronic respiratory disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, moderate or severe asthma or bronchopulmonary dysplasia
      • chronic neurological disease including multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central nervous system
      • diabetes mellitus
      • haemoglobinopathies
    • morbid obesity i.e. body mass index (BMI) over 40
    • immunosuppression due to disease or treatment (including treatment for cancer)
    • children with a moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorder such as cerebral palsy
    • children on long term aspirin therapy 
    • those with any condition that can compromise respiratory function (e.g. spinal cord injury, seizure disorder or other neuromuscular disorder) especially those attending special schools or day centres
    • were born with Down syndrome
    • live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility
    • People who are in regular contact with pigs, poultry or waterfowl should get the flu vaccine.
    • some people should get the vaccine to protect themselves, their families and those they care for. These include
      • those who work in healthcare
      • only household contacts or carers of people who have an underlying chronic health condition or have Down syndrome are eligible to receive an influenza vaccine. A carer is described as someone who is providing an ongoing significant level of care to a person who is in need of care in the home due to illness or disability or frailty.

Please click here for information on who can get a free flu vaccine. HSE Flu Vaccine info

Flu vaccine for children.

Children aged 2-17 can get the flu vaccine for free. 

PLease phone reception to make an appointment. 

Read here for more details on flu vaccine for children. 

HSE Flu Vaccine for Children.

Covid Vaccines

To get a Covid vaccine you can attend a walk in vaccination centre, or attend your local pharmacy or you can register with the HSE for a vaccine.

See here for more details. getting-your-Covid-vaccine

Pregnancy and Covid 19 Vaccine

Pregnant women will be offered a Covid 19 vaccine by their maternity hospital between 14-36 weeks gestation in their maternity hospital. 

Pregnant women are offered mRNA COVID-19 vaccination between 14 and 36 completed weeks’ gestation following an individual benefit/risk discussion with their obstetric care giver. For most people, getting a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available is the safest choice. The National Maternity Hospital have developed this decision aid to help you make a choice about getting the vaccine. 

Pregnancy and Covid 19 Vaccine decision Aid

Here is some information about the vaccination programme in the National Maternity Hospital

National Maternity Hosptial Covid 19 Vaccine Programme

To hear about Covid Vaccine, fertility and pregnancy you can listen to this interview with Claire Byrne on RTE Radio 

RTE Radio Covid Vaccine and Pregnancy

Menopause Clinic

If you are experiencing symptoms of the menopause or if you want to discuss any aspect of the menopause, please phone reception and ask for an appointment with Dr Miriam Daly. A check up with your GP around the time of the menopause will include a discussion about menopausal symptoms, a general medical check up, screening, lifestyle advice, bone health discussion, blood tests and advice about HRT. 

Dr Daly has 20 years of experience providing care to women in the menopause and previously worked as Director for Womens Health in the Irish College of General Practice ( 2009-2019) running education for GPs on all aspects of womens health including the menopause.


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