Dr Aisling Donnelly qualified from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) with an honours degree in Dental
Science in 2010. After qualification she was selected to be a house officer in the Dublin Dental
University Hospital where she gained valuable post graduate training. She then moved to the UK and
worked for 3 years in general practice. She completed courses in restorative dentistry in the Eastman
Dental Institute London, and it was during this time she developed her passion for endodontics and
desire to specialise in this area. In 2014, she returned to Dublin and was appointed Lecturer/Registrar
in the DDUH where she worked for 3 years. Her roles mainly involved working in specialised
endodontic clinics as well as working in A&E and supervising students. Upon completion of her post
she worked full time for two years as an endodontist in a specialised endodontic clinic in Galway
before moving back to her home county Meath in 2020.
She has completed her Membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgery examinations with the Royal
College of Surgeons Ireland and was awarded a distinction for completion of her 3-year Kings College
London Masters in Endodontics. She has also been awarded a distinction by Trinity College Dublin for
a diploma in conscious sedation making her one of the few practitioners in the country qualified to
provide specialist endodontic treatment under sedation. She has published papers in the International
Endodontic Journal and she regularly peer reviews manuscripts for this journal. She has completed
multiple prize-winning audits including one on the endodontic training of dental students in the DDUH.
She is am a member of the Irish Endodontic Society, European Endodontic Society and the Irish
Dental Association and regularly attends conferences to keep up to date with the latest information on
endodontics. She has also lectured on endodontics for the Irish Dental Association.
In her spare time, she enjoys partaking in endurance events which have included a 70.3 Ironman
triathlon and a 10k open water swim.