Dr. Sheena Durnin

Dr.  Sheena Durnin
Title:Dr. Sheena Durnin, MB BCh MRCPI FRCPCH MHSc, BSc, PgC, Dip
Specialty:Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone:01 414 3876


Paediatric Emergency Medicine

 Special Interests

Safeguarding, procedural sedation, point of care ultrasound and echocardiography


A graduate of NCI with a honours degree in Software Systems in 2004
Completed a diploma in Emergency Medical Technology from UCD in 2005
Graduate of University of Wales (Cardiff and Swansea Schools of Medicine) with honours in 2010
Postgraduate cert in Sexual Assault Forensic Examination from UCD in 2015
Masters of Health Sciences (Clinical Education) with honours from NUIG in 2016


Previously worked for two years in front-line HSE ambulance service as a paramedic. Completed paediatric specialist training in Ireland and undertook a fellowship including GRID training in paediatric emergency medicine in Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK and Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK for two and a half years. Appointed consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine in Tallaght University Hospital in 2019.


2019: Elected as a fellow of the faculty of the RCPCH
2018: Pediatric Academic Society – travel award recipient for meeting in Toronto
2018: Welsh Paediatric Society Meeting – best oral presentation
2017: RCPCH – Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine - best poster presentation award
2017: Irish American Paediatric Society - travel award recipient for meeting in Washington DC
2016: Irish Association of Emergency Medicine - best oral presentation award

 Professional Memberships

Member of the Paediatric Emergency Research United Kingdom and Ireland (PERUKI) since 2015
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 2013
Irish and American Paediatric Society council member since 2017
Irish Red Cross – current General Assembly Member and member since 1996