Prof Paul McNally

Consultant in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine
Prof Paul McNally, Consultant in paediatric respiratory and 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
  • European Respiratory Society
  • European Cystic Fibrosis Society
  • Irish Thoracic Society


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 in 2009. Paul is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics in RCSI and Director of Research and Innovation in Children’s Health Ireland. Paul’s main clinical and research focus is on children with cystic fibrosis.