Meet the Team

Declan Hollywood B.D.S

Declan graduated from Queens University, Belfast in 1977. He returned to his home town of Dundalk in 1978 and opened The Dental Surgery at 6 Dublin Street. Over the years he has been very active in promoting post graduate education for dentists in practice. He has also been deeply involved in development of dentistry in Ireland and is a past President of the Irish Dental Association.
Declan has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and is a regular attendee at courses and seminars on this subject. He is also a member of the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental Care.

Orla Mc Evoy B.A. B.Dent.Sc.(Hons)

Orla graduated with Honours from Trinity College, Dublin in 1997. She worked for a short period with the HSE in Kilkenny before returning to her hometown, Dundalk and joining the practice in 1998.
Orla is a member of the Irish Dental Association and the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental Care. She is highly committed to continuing education and attends regular dental courses and meetings.

Dr David Murnaghan

BDS. (QUB) MJDF RCS (Eng)
David qualified from Queens University Belfast in 2006. He completed a year long certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry at the Eastman Institute London in 2010. He is in addition a member of the Irish Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology and a member of the Irish Association of Aesthetic Dentists. David has recently been successful in his postgraduate examinations leading to the additional qualification and Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons in England [MJDF RCS (Eng)]. He has a special interest in Dental Implants. Outside work, he is a keen sportsman, his main interest being waterpolo.

Ann Harmon Practice Manager

Highly experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of dental work, our practice manager Ann, provides liaison between staff and patients. She has overall responsibility for the non-clinical areas. She is especially keen that your experience of our practice should be positive and rewarding. Ann has worked at the dental surgery for over 25 years and will be happy to answer any queries you may have.

Mairead Finnegan Head Receptionist

Mairead is a qualified dental nurse started at the practice in 2001. She left the practice for a number of years but returned in 2007 as Head Receptionist. She leads a team who are committed to giving the highest possible patient care to ensure that all patients are at ease during their visit.