Referrals – can be made by emailing patient details to us or by giving the practice information to the patient to contact us. Dentists can be assured that any patient requiring fillings or extractions will strictly be referred back to only them.

About the Orthodontist – Dr Dónal Macauley qualified in 1997 from Trinity College Dublin (Dublin Dental Hospital) with a First Class Honours degree. He spent 18 months in Junior and Senior House Officer posts there before entering private general practice practice in Shannon, Co Clare. While working in practice he studied for his Membership of the Faculty of Dentistry (MFD) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and completed this in 2000. He then returned to the North-East where he continued general practice in a well-known family surgery in Dundalk and in 2004 moved to the Primary Care Services with the HSE at the Louth Hospital.

In 2008 he began a full-time three year postgraduate training programme in orthodontics at the Dublin Dental University Hospital and was awarded a Doctorate in Orthodontics (DChDent Orth) in 2011. In the same year he also awarded the Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) examination by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Since then he has worked at the HSE Regional Orthodontic Units at the Louth County Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital in Navan.

Dónal lives in Warrenpoint with his wife Róisín and their three young children.

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  • Dr. Dónal Macauley

    Dr. Dónal Macauley

        20 years experience

    Dónal has worked at the HSE Regional Orthodontic Unit at the Louth County Hospital for the last eight years….