Together the physiotherapists have over 50 years clinical experience.

Avril Craig
Avril Craig
Avril is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a particular interest in Rheumatology, Sports Injuries, Osteoporosis and Lymphoedema.

She qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1995 and worked for a period in the USA before returning to join the physio department of St Vincent’s University Hospital, where she was a Senior Physio in Rheumatology and also worked in the area of Pain Management and Hand Surgery Rehab. Avril also qualified as a Manual Handling Instructor and continues to teach in this area.

She was Chairperson of the Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine and worked with Barnhall Rugby Club as Senior team physio.

Avril is a firm believer in putting the patient in charge of their own rehab and promotes a holistic approach to maintaining a fit and healthy body.

She is married with 3 lively children and in her spare time tries her best to cycle, run and practice Pilates. One day she hopes to get back to playing golf!
Sharon Kelly
Sharon Kelly
Sharon graduated from Trinity in 1994 with an honours degree. She worked in Sligo General Hospital for a year before travelling to the USA. She worked for 2 years in America both as a staff and contract physiotherapist mainly in the areas of orthopaedics and rehab.

On her return to Ireland she joined the team at St Vincent’s University Hospital where she completed her rotations as well as taking on senior roles in both Orthopaedics and Care of the Elderly. While in SVUH she trained as a manual handling instructor and continues to teach on a regular basis.

Sharon worked as team physiotherapist for Wanderers Rugby Club for 2 years mainly with their senior squad.
Since 2000 Sharon has worked in Private Practice and has completed a wide variety of courses during this time to improve her skills. Her areas of interest include biomechanics and orthotic prescription, Pilates, and ante and post natal care including Women’s Health.

Sharon is married with 2 sons who are sports mad and keep her busy. In her spare time she enjoys walking and Pilates.
Caoimhe O'Connor
Caoimhe O'Connor
Caoimhe is a Chartered Physiotherapist who graduated with an honours degree from University College Dublin in 2008.

She has 11 years of clinical experience across a very wide range of areas, including hospitals, primary care settings, nursing homes, disability services and private practise.

Caoimhe is passionate about vestibular physiotherapy and uses the most up-to-date evidence-based assessments and interventions to achieve the best clinical outcomes.

She has worked extensively in paediatrics. Working with people from early infancy right up to late adulthood has given her a unique appreciation of the breadth of human experience. She firmly believes in optimising holistic well-being across the lifespan and is committed to restoring the freedom of healthy movement for all her clients.

In her spare time, Caoimhe enjoys cycling, walking and playing music.
Andrew Boyle
Andrew Boyle
Andrew is a Musculoskeletal Chartered Physiotherapist with current membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and New Zealand Physiotherapy board. He completed his BSc - Physiotherapy at University College Dublin in 2014. Andrew is a qualified clinical Pilate’s instructor, is certified in Dry Needling and is a strong advocate to provide patient autonomy in their rehabilitation journey.

Andrew has developed his skills working in both private practice and the public sector in Ireland, New Zealand and Australia over the last 5 years. Andrew was a professional rugby player with Leinster Rugby until 2014 and represented Ireland at u18, u19 and u20 level during his playing years.

Since graduation, Andrew worked as a physiotherapist for Leinster Rugby u18s and in St Michael’s hospital in Dun Laoghaire, before moving to Auckland. Here Andrew spent the next 4 years working in both the private musculoskeletal sector and in public hospitals with patients recovering from Neurological conditions. He also has spent a year living and working in Melbourne in post surgical rehab. He has a strong interest in neuro-musculoskeletal disorders, back and neck pain and sporting injury rehabilitation.

When Andrew is not at work he enjoys keeping physically active in the gym, running, and hiking. Andrew is also very interested in the practice of meditation. He has done multiple 10 day silent meditation retreats and is currently undertaking an instructor’s course in Meditation.

member of

  • Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
  • Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport & Exercise Medicine

health insurance schemes

  • Laya Healthcare
  • Irish Life Health
  • Glo Health
  • VHI Healthcare

schedule Opening Hours

Mon -Thurs8am-8pm


Sat/Sun closed

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Monkstown Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic

Beechlawn Medical Centre, Carrickbrennan Road, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

Tel 01-2148031 Fax 01-9012680