Eoin graduated in 2001 from UCD and worked for 15 months in mixed, mainly large animal practice in Dundrum, Co. Tipperary. Following this, he worked as intern in Large Animal Clinical Studies in UCD for 12 months, followed by a 3 year term as Large Animal Clinical Scholar in the University Veterinary Hospital. Eoin returned to large animal practice in 2007, working for Mulcair Veterinary Clinic in Tipperary and Limerick. In September 2010, he was appointed Resident in Bovine Health Management in UCD.
He was appointed as Temporary Lecturer in Integrated Farm Animal Health in February 2012 and completed a Masters in Veterinary Medicine (MVM) degree through research into leptospirosis in Irish beef/suckler herds in June 2012. Following the completion of an ECBHM residency programme, Eoin successfully passed the Diplomate examinations of the European College of Bovine Health Management to become a European Specialist in Bovine Health Management.
He was subsequently appointed to the post of permanent Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Farm Animal Clinical Studies in UCD in February 2016. He was elected to the Veterinary Council of Ireland commencing in January 2018 and was also elected Chair of the Progressive Veterinary Network in January 2018. He graduated with a Professional Certificate in Bioinformatics in June 2018. Eoin has a keen interest in farm animal surgery, internal medicine and herd health.
Eoin is also a member of the UCD Veterinary Alumni Mentoring Scheme Committee and is committed to helping new graduates, from all veterinary colleges, to transition well into their working career, as well as working for the long-term sustainability of the whole veterinary profession including tackling the problems of salaries, career progression and retention particularly within the farm animal veterinary profession.