The Rise Family Practice provides comprehensive, high quality, patient centred care to both public and private patients in the Blanchardstown area.

Dr. McGonagle graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1999 and completed a general medical training scheme in 2002. She became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland during this time. She completed her GP training in Liverpool, leading to membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
She returned to Ireland in 2005 and worked in a wide variety of practices throughout Dublin, gaining a wealth of experience in all aspects of General Practice.
Her areas of special interest are Travel Medicine, Dermatology and Women’s Health.

Travel Medicine

She developed an interest in Travel Medicine and completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine in the RCSI. She expanded and maintained this expertise by working in Tropical Medical Bureau’ centres throughout Dublin and Galway for many years. She is also a member of the Travel Medicine Society of Ireland. Visit the Travel Medicine page for information on services provided.


She has a special interest in Dermatology and holds a diploma in this area. She is an active member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland.

Dr. Deirdre McGonagle

GP Principal



Diploma Management in Practice
Certificate in Family Planning
Diploma Tropical Medicine
Diploma Dermatology

Reception Staff

In reception you will be greeted by Maureen, Anne or Bernadette.
They will be able to help you with any of your administrative queries.

We have a zero tolerance policy for dealing with abusive or aggressive behaviour towards any staff member whether in person or on the telephone. Any such incidents will result in removal of the offending patient from our practice list.