Castlerea native graduates with four gold medals!

Dr. Emma Callaghan from Castlerea, Co. Roscommon was conferred with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Obstetrics from NUI Galway at a virtual conferring on Tuesday last (June 15th).

Dr. Callaghan received four Gold Medals, signifying the highest grade obtained in four subjects – Pathology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Medicine. The Gold Medal ceremony at NUI Galway is 104-years-old this year.

Professor Carmel Malone, Head of the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, said: “I extend my congratulations to Emma, to all the Gold Medal recipients, and to this year’s medicine class for their resilience and dedication in what was an extremely difficult end to their degree. I have no doubt that they will make excellent interns and wish them well in their future careers”.

Dr. Callaghan will be starting her internship at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin in July.