Ms Sarah O'Connell

BSc, MSc

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Podiatric Medicine
Schooof Health Sciences
University of Galway


Sarah is a Podiatrist/Owner of Momentum Foot and Ankle Specialists. She is a Podiatry graduate of the University of Galway and has a MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the University of Ulster. Her interest in sports medicine has led her to working with elite athletes, particularly professional rugby teams in the West of Ireland.

She is also a full-time lecturer in Podiatric Medicine at the University of Galway. She is part of the MSK teaching team, specialising in orthotic therapy. Having spent five years working in Firefly Orthoses Ltd., she has a unique experience in orthotic product design, material choices, and pathology specific modifications and additions. She is has recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning and is hoping to pursue this area further.