Travelling Fellowships 2014

Travelling Fellowships are aimed at facilitating SpR's to travel abroad to undertake subspecialty training in a centre of excellence. Fellowships are awarded following a competative application process.

Three travelling fellowships were made available to SpR's this year - the MSD Travelling Bursary, BMS Travelling Bursary and the Brian McGovern Travelling Bursary which is supported by the Irish Cardiac Society.

The winner of the 2014 MSD Travelling Fellowship is Dr. Antoinette Neylon. 

Dr. Neylon will travel to the Institute Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, France, where she will undertake an interventional fellowship in percutaneous coronary artery disease as well as structural heart / peripheral vascular interventions. 


Pictured at the presentation of this years MSD award:

Dr. James Crowley, National Specialty Director, IBTCM, Dr. Antoinette Neylon and Mr. Graham Hodge, MSD.




The winner of the 2014 Brian McGovern Fellowship is Dr. Andy Roy. Dr. Roy is also taking up a post in the Institute Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, France.


The winner of the 2014 BMS Bursary is Dr. Mark Kennedy.  Dr. Kennedy is pursuing an interventional cardiology fellowship in the Department of Interventional Cardiology, Isla Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands.