Galway Podiatry Clinic was set up by Seamus Crawford in 1985.

The practice was subsequently taken over by Angela Mc Anearney in March 1988.

These were the first Chiropodists/Podiatrists in Galway to have completed a recognised 3 year degree course from an official college (now called the Discipline of Podiatry, University of Ulster).

Since then the clinic has grown and expanded to include two other practitioners.


BSC (hons) Podiatric Medicine

Galway Podiatry Clinic since April 1988
Part-time HSE (Athenry Health Centre) from 1988 – 2008
Part-time lecturer NUI Galway since 2010 

Specialism; Children’s feet – checking for normal growth and development, Biomechanical assessment of adults and children, Insole manufacture and Orthotic manufacture and prescription.
She is a Registered and Active member of the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists of Ireland and consequently treatments are covered by all major healthcare insurers.
Angela has a special interest in Foot Health Education and Children’s Sports and Athletics.

Joseph Doherty

BSC (Hons) Podiatric medicine

Specialism; Vascular and neurological foot assessment, Diabetic foot ulceration, Biomechanical assessment and Insole manufacture and Orthotic prescription.
As an athlete with Galway City Harriers, Joseph takes a special interest in Sports Injuries, Biomechanics of the foot and leg, orthotic insoles and acupuncture.

Lauryn Barton Murphy

BSc (Hons) Podiatric Medicine

Specialism: Diabetes foot assessment; neurological and vascular assessment. Biomechanical assessment, customised insoles and orthotic prescription. Painless treatment of ingrown toenails and verrucae as well as routine podiatry treatment. As a “people person” Lauryn is especially good at putting the younger patients at ease.