Prof Paul McNally

Consultant in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine

Areas of Specialty

  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Aspiration
  • Lung Disease in Preschool Age with CF
  • Paediatrics
  • Respiratory Issues (Paeds with Down Syndrome)
  • Respiratory Medicine (Paeds)
  • Recurrent Cough (Paeds)
  • Sleep Problems (Paeds)

Current Memberships

  • Irish Medical Council
  • National Clinical Programme for Cystic Fibrosis
  • National Clinical Programme for Paediatrics


Paul graduated from the UCD school of Medicine in 1998. He completed his paediatric medical training in Ireland and subsequently completed a 2-year MD program in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) lung disease in the National Children’s Hospital Tallaght and RCSI.

Paul completed fellowship training in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 2007 to 2009.


Professor Paul McNally is a consultant in paediatric respiratory and sleep medicine at Our Ladys Children’s Hospital Crumlin and Beacon Hospital. He was appointed as a consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in 2009 and head of the department of Respiratory Medicine in 2010.  In 2015 Paul was appointed as Associate Professor of Paediatrics in RCSI and heads the RCSI teaching programme in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin.