Sean Walsh qualified with a Medical Degree from University College Dublin in 1981. Having trained in Dublin hospitals, including OLCHC, Crumlin (1983), he gained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1985. He subsequently started his training in the United Kingdom, from 1986. He completed his training in the Yorkshire Deanery and was appointed as a Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine with special interest in Paediatrics in 1995 in Leeds. As part of his consultancy he was the Clinical Lead for Emergency Medicine in his NHS Trust. He commenced duties as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in OLCHC in August 2003.
He holds Diplomas in Child Health, in Obstetrics/Gynaecology and in Quality and Leadership. He holds a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (UK).
Sean has served on several Management Committees within the hospital and is currently the Interim Chief Executive of OLCHC.