History of the practice



the Hooper family practice -

providing medical services to Drimnagh for over 50 years

The practice on Errigal Road was established in 1961 by Dr Barry Hooper who followed his father Dr William Hooper into General Practice. He opened a surgery at the current premises on 112 Errigal Road in Drimnagh not far from their family home.

In 1970 his son Dr Michael joined the practice where they worked together until Dr Barry retired in 1991. Dr Michael retired in 2010 after 40 years of working in Drimnagh.

In 2006 Dr Sarah Beth Hooper joined the family practice to work alongside her father after completing her degree in Medicine at UCD and a MSc in General Practice. She follows a proud family tradition in Medicine as the fourth generation of doctors who have been providing medical services to the Drimnagh area for over 50 years.