Pharmacist: Colum Clarke MPSI 

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 7.00pm 
Saturday 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 11.00am - 5.00pm
Pharmacy Information: 

McCartans Portmarnock opened in Dec 2004. The business has grown continually through the hard work of our wonderful staff and also from the great support of the local community, which we are deeply grateful for. We moved to our exciting new store in July 2018 in tandem with the expansion of the Dunnes Stores Supermarket, allowing us to offer a greater range of products and services to the community.


McCartans Portmarnock and several staff have been shortlisted as finalists on numerous occasions at the annual Irish Pharmacy Awards. Short listings include Nicole Purdy (2019) and Sarah Keogh (2018) for OTC assistant of the year, and the shop itself was shortlisted for the Innovation in Pharmacy Award for work piloting a Respiratory Nurse led community assessment clinics for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2018.


Our supervising pharmacist Colum Clarke - Graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2006, Began pre-registation training in McCartans Bayside in October 2006, Qualified as a pharmacist with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland in Dec 2007. Worked as internal relief pharmacist until took up role as supervising pharmacist in Portmarnock in late 2010.

Colum undertook a 2 year Diploma in Leadership and Management with South East College, through the IPU starting in September 2015 and Graduated in March 2018

Ranges Stocked Include:
  • Clarins
  • Vichy
  • La Roche-Posay
  • CeraVe
  • Blank Canvas
  • Rimmel
  • MooGoo
  • Kinvara Skin Care
  • Dr Bronner
  • Green Angel 
  • Rimmel
  • SoSu
  • Luna
  • Revive
  • Sona
  • Celtic Wind CBD
  • Alien
  • Calvin Klein
  • Lacoste

Healthcare Services Provided:

  • Seasonal influenza vaccination
  • 24hr Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blister packing
  • Private consultations with our pharmacist
  • Emergency contraception (Morning After Pill)
  • Viagra Connect