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About

Caroline Mounsey MVB GPCert SAS

Caroline is from Toomevara and went to secondary school here in St. Mary's Convent round the corner from the Clinic. She graduated from University College Dublin in 2004. She has worked in various small animal clinics in the UK and Ireland since graduating. Caroline opened A Country Practice Veterinary Clinic in her hometown of Nenagh as a dedicated small animal only clinic in 2012. In October 2018, Caroline completed the European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies in Small Animal Surgery (GPCertSAS). This was an intensive 2 year program comprising of lectures in Dublin and practicals in the UK and has progressed her skills in this area. She really enjoys general practice work with the the mix of surgery and working up medical cases. Caroline has two dogs; a crossbreed named Bernard and a greyhound named Leia. She also has a cat named Holly. When not working, Caroline loves baking, gardening and swimming. Caroline's fun fact is she once played the part of Ted from Father Ted in a school play. Her spirit animal on our very scientific quiz came back as a bear, courageous, strong and patient.

Sarah Enright MVB GPCert SAM

Sarah graduated from Veterinary in Dublin in 2008 and hails from Kerry. Sarah has lots of experience in mixed, small animal and emergency veterinary work. She completed a General Practice Certificate in Small Animal Medicine in 2017 (GP Cert SAM). Sarah joined the practice in 2020 and has brought all her super skills with her and is always a wealth of information. She has a wonderful way with animals, especially those that are a little nervous or anxious. In her spare time Sarah enjoys trail running and cycling, frequently covering incredible ultra distances. Sarah frequently fosters rescue dogs for Galway SPCA, and does great work building their confidence as they recuperate and thrive, she recently fostered Bean, Wafer and lovely Chula. She has a beautiful springer spaniel named Quack.

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Louise Golden MVB

Louise graduated from University College Dublin in 2006. Having worked a year in mixed practice in the west of Ireland she then spent over 10 years working all over the UK developing her small animal skills. Originally from Clare (and never quite developing the English's love for yorkshire puddings and mushy peas!) she returned to Ireland in 2019 to be closer to home and started with the team here at A Country Practice Vets in December 2020. Louise's superpower is her kindness and patience and has an incredible range of knowledge on a vast range of subjects, theme tunes, baking skills to all things internal medicine. Fun fact Louise has travelled to a lot of far flung places to volunteer on numerous veterinary neutering programs. 

Hilda Mounsey MVB

Hilda graduated from University College Dublin in 2005. She has worked in vet practices in Ireland and in the UK. She has also done volunteer neutering work with local rescues in Greece. Hilda is from Toomevara and as the surname suggests Caroline and herself are sisters. She enjoys swimming and yoga and has a Jack Russel named Tiny. Hilda's spirit animal came back as a turtle, has the abilityto stay grounded in moments of chaos, and is determined and patient.Her fun fact is during her camogie years with St. Marys convent in Nenagh, she featured on a headline in the Nenagh Guardian "Hilda's hatrick as Nenagh show no mercy". She has also trained as a yoga teacher in India.

Rachel Ward RVN

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Rachel is one of our Veterinary Nursing Team. She graduated from Athlone IT in 2012 and after four years working in a small animal practice in Dublin she moved back home to Limerick and started working at A Country Practice in 2016. In 2022 Rachel completed an intensive course on Advanced Nursing of Small Mammals which has benefitted the clinic greatly. Rachel has a special love for cats as well as little rodents and at home she has lots of cats, including Rosie and Gus who were both rescues that she met in her work at the clinic. Rachel has a great way with people and all animals including wildlife and the small furries. In her spare time Rachel enjoys reading, running and music. Fun facts, Rachel loves horror movies and is an extremly fast reader, reading up to 3 books a day!

Justine Domah RVN

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Justine is from Portroe and was our very first Veterinary Nurse, joining us in 2013. Justine completed a health and safety course in LIT and then went on to do an Animal Care Course in 2011 which she really enjoyed and decided Vet Nursing was what she'd really like to do. Justine then went on to study Veterinary Nursing in St. Johns, Cork, where she graduated in  2013. Justine is very calm and unflappable and is a great person to have in an emergency situation, she is also a dab hand at fixing things and is the go to person when something stops working. She has a beautiful rescue lurcher named Gigi, who came to the clinic as an abandoned pup and has blossomed under Justine's care. Justine's other interests are going to car rallys and concerts. 

Aoife Mulroy RVN

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Aoife is from the Ardcroney and joined our Team in 2020 and is a member of our Veterinary Nursing Team. She graduated in Veterinary Nursing from Dundalk IT in 2020 and then in 2022 completed The Advanced Veterinary Nursing course there. Aoife enjoys anaesthesia, imaging and laboratory work and has brought lots of enthusiasm to the practice. Aoife is very kind, conscientious and super efficient in all her work. She has a tortoise called Charlie at home who likes to live in the moment and take life slowly. Outside of work Aoife enjoys running. Fun fact Aoife has a black belt in judo and her favourite food is sushi. Her spirit animal came back as a bear, she is brave, courageous and patient.

Kerri Fogarty 

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Kerri has a Degree in Social Care and before joining us worked as a carer for people with disabilities for 10 years. She always dreamed of working with animals and so went back to University full-time to study Veterinary Nursing. She has two beautiful dogs, Leto a staffie and Otis a labrador cross along with four rescued ex caged hens. She is a vegetarian and loves Indian food and pizza. In her free time Kerri likes reading, gardening and going to the cinema. Fun fact Kerri accidentally hiked on an active volcano when solo travelling in Iceland. Kerri's spirit animal came back as the deer, gentle, calm, compassionate with the ability to move through life and obstacles with grace.

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