UCD Veterinary Sporting Greats Panel Discussion

The Sporting Greats panel with the Dean of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Michael Doherty (l-r: Derek McGrath, Fiona O'Brien, Dermot Weld, Michael Doherty, Sue Rackard, Susie Mitchell, Brian Dooher and Shane McGuckin.

The College of Health and Agricultural Sciences are delighted to report on a terrific event that celebrated veterinary sporting achievement.

This lively Panel took place in UCD on Friday, 19 July.  The Dean of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Michael Doherty, and colleagues from across the UCD Community were joined by a host of sporting stars who came together to celebrate their achievements. The Panel took place in the UCD Astra Hall and was hosted by RTE's Evanne Ni Chuilinn. Sporting greats involved in discussion were: Brian Dooher (three-s - time All-Ireland Gaelic Football winner with Tyrone), Ger Kelly (member of Clare team that won the 1992 Munster Football Championship), Susie Mitchell (World Track Masters Champion), Derek McGrath (Irish Rugby, Chief Executive of the European Rugby Cup and currently CEO of the Curragh), Shane McGuckin (double All-Ireland Hurling winner with Offaly), Fiona O’Brien (Six Nations winner with Irish Women’s Rugby team in 2015), Sue Rackard (representing Nicky Rackard, Wexford hurling legend and top championship goal-scorer of all time) and Dermot Weld (Race Horse Trainer - celebrated 4000th winner of his career in 2016) 

The entire panel discussion is available to view on youtube using the link below.

UCD Veterinary Sporting Greats