Meet the team

Medical Secretaries

Ms Shelly Byrne

Shelly is a medical secretary/receptionist  for the last 22 years and is a member of the Suirside Medical Centre Team since 2006. She enjoys travelling, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

Ms Paulina Miklaszewska

Paulina is the latest addition to the Suirside team having joined us in August ’22. 

Nurse Tara Bourke

Tara qualified from Limerick School of Nursing in 1996.  After qualifying she commenced her nursing career working in A&E in Limerick and then transferred to Waterford Regional Hospital.

In 2002 she transitioned into General Practice, where she concentrated on some special areas of interest such as diabetes, chronic disease management, wound care, women’s health, occupational health, immunisations, cryotherapy, and minor surgery.

Tara is passionate about her patients’ total well-being and meets her patients with a bubbly, authentic, caring nature thus helping patients feel relaxed, heard and cared for.

Nurse Judy Hickey

Judy joined the practice team in 2021. She is both a qualified general nurse and a midwife, having graduated from Trinity College in 2000 with a Degree in Nursing Studies and subsequently from UCC with a post-graduate diploma in Midwifery in 2007.

She worked as a senior midwife in Cork University Maternity Hospital and then in Tipperary University Hospital until she joined Suirside Medical Centre. As a qualified midwife, Judy also provides ante-natal and post-natal care to our mothers and their babies.


Contact us

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri   9 - 5

Suirside Medical Centre,

The Gables, Old Waterford Road, Clonmel,

Co. Tipperary.

E91 H0X2



Between 1-2pm and 5-6pm there is a separate phone number for emergencies: Caredoc, the out of hours GP service, is available after 6pm Mon- Fri and at weekends from 9am on Saturday mornings. They can be contacted on:(0818) 300365/999