Barrowside Veterinary Hospital New Ross

Established over sixty years and based in Rosbercon, New Ross.  Barrowside Veterinary Hospital serves the people and animals of the Barrow Valley and greater New Ross area. We strive to provide the most up to date and cost effective veterinary care to large animals and pets alike in a friendly and relaxed environment. 

Our Veterinary Hospital is fully approved by the Veterinary Council of Ireland and boasts the latest in diagnostic equipment, from digital x-ray, monitored gaseous anaesthesia, in house haematology and biochemistry machines, ultrasound, scope, ultrasonic dental descaler and polisher, which, when coupled with the expertise of our veterinary surgeons and nursing staff, ensures that all animals receive the very best veterinary care available.

We pride ourselves on keeping our clinical skills and high standards of veterinary care up to date so all our team members are constantly attending continued professional development courses and webinars, allowing us to provide the latest in veterinary treatments to your animals.

Meet The Team


Tony O Connor - MVB MRCVS Veterinary Surgeon/Director

Tony graduated from University College Dublin in 1988. Having worked in mix in Newry Co Down for two years he returned to his home town of Wexford for a further two years before settling in New Ross in 1992.


Michael Bernie - MVB Cert DHH Veterinary Surgeon/Director

Michael graduated from University College Dublin in 2005 and joined Barrowside Veterinary Hospital soon after, he went on to complete a postgraduate certificate in Dairy Herd Health in UCD in 2012.


Sorcha O'Connor - MVG Veterinary Surgeon

Sorcha graduated from UCD in 2017. She spent time in Melbourne after college and then in Fermoy, Co. Cork where she worked with all species. A native from Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, she came to us in Barrowside Veterinary Hospital in September 2021. She has a keen interest in small animal surgery and equine reproduction.


Cathy Toomey - MVB Veterinary Surgeon

Cathy comes from Lismore Co. Waterford and graduated from University College Dublin in 2021, she came to us in Barrowside Veterinary Hospital straight after graduating.


Christina McGrathAnimal Care Assistant


Breda Murphy


David O'Connor
Animal Care Assistant


Pauline Power
Animal Care Assistant


Billy Flynn

Why choose Barrowside Veterinary Hospital?

Professional & personal

We care for all animals

Industry leading equipment

Vaccinations to cover your pet

Follow us @barrowsidevets

Our Opening Times

Mon – Thurs : 8:30am to 6:30pm
Fri: 8:30am to 6.00pm
Sat: 9.00am to 5:00pm
Sun: Closed
24 Hour Emergency Service Available