Dental Staff Citygate Cork Manager

Mrs Elaine O'Shea

Elaine is the Clinical Manager at Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic.


Elaine is a qualified registered dental nurse and has over eight years dental nursing experience. Elaine trained in Cork University School and Dental Hospital and qualified in January 2005 and has since worked in both general and specialist practices. Elaine’s role as clinical manager is to ensure the smooth operating of the clinic and liaises with both patients and dental nurses to provide patients with a safe and comfortable experience during each visit. 


Mrs Nuala Hegarty
Administrative Co-ordinator - Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic

Nuala is the Senior Administrative Co-ordinator in Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic.

She qualified as a dental nurse in 1992 at the The London Hospital in Whitechapel and continued working at the hospital until 1994 
where she entered the Dental Hygiene/Therapy diploma course qualifying in 1996. Since qualifying Nuala has worked in a variety of private and public dental clinics. She also spent a number of years involved in clinical trials in The Oral Health Services Research Department in Cork. Nuala oversees the running of the administrative team and maintains communication between between the front desk and the surgeries. 


Dr Amy-Jane Troy
Amy Jane Troy Communications Manger Citygate Dental

Amy-Jane is the Communications Manager at Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic.

After graduating with honours from the Department of Food
Business and Development in University College Cork in 2007, Amy-Jane became interested in the area of consumer acceptance and completed her PhD in this area in 2011. With a keen interest in health and wellness, Amy-Jane then worked as a research fellow for University College Cork.  During this time she also had the opportunity to lecture with Cork and Limerick City Colleges in the areas of management, business communications, new product development and research methods. Amy-Jane looks after all internal and external communications for the clinic.

Ms Jezelle SamuelsJezelle Samuels - Administrative Co-ordinator

Jezelle is part of the administrative co-ordination team on the front desk at Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic.

She qualified as a dental nurse from University College Cork in 2013 after receiving a distinction in her exams. Since then, Jezelle has had the opportunity to work in a variety of general practices.  As a key member of the support team, she is often the first person a patient will meet when they arrive at Citygate Speciaist Dental Clinic. Jezelle concerns herself with ensuring every patient has a positive Citygate experience.