Introducing Our Practice Team 

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in pet healthcare. Our veterinary team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

We strongly believe in the importance of Continuing Professional Development for our vets and veterinary nurses to keep us up to date with the the most modern advances in veterinary medicine.

The Vets

Anthony Sweeney MVB

Anthony is the principal of the practice . He has worked at Inishfree since graduation from UCD in 1989.  He has a broad range of experience in both small animal and farm animal practice. Anthony has two pets , Freya a nine year old English Springer Spaniel who is still very boisterous, and Portia a two year old  cat  who loves hunting and sleeping . 

Brendan Leahy MVB MRCVS

A founder member of Inishfree Veterinary Hospital, Brendan has worked in Sligo since 1978. A pioneer of small animal veterinary medicine in the North West, he has driven forward a continual improvement in services and facilities at Inishfree. A proud Limerick man, he is a committed Munster Rugby supporter. 

Ellen Callaghan MVB

Ellen graduated from UCD in 2017 and commenced working at Inishfree .She has a real passion for the business and is a very dedicated veterinarian.

Katy McAleenan MVB 

Katy is from Sligo and joined the team in January 2018. She has worked in Sligo since she graduated in 2013 and has experience in small animal , large animal and equine practice. Katy is a very commited veterinary surgeon. 


The Support Staff

At Inishfree, providing the best care for you and your pet is very much a team effort.Without this back up team Inisfree would not function. The other members of staff who you will meet on your visit are:

Office Staff

  • Miriam Morrison, Practice Manager
  • Lisa Henry, Office Administration
  • Linda Perich, Office Administration
  • Denise Sweeney, Office Administration

Nursing Staff

  • Edwina O'Donnell, Registered Veterinary Nurse
  • Vanessa Barr, Registered Veterinary Nurse
  • Linda Sherlock, Registered Veterinary Nurse  

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