About Us

40 years

Combined Years Experience


Happy regular customers

20 years

in Blackrock village

The Rockcourt Team

Dr. Erica Murphy, MB BCH BAO, MICGP, DME, DROG

Dr Murphy graduated from UCD School of Medicine in 2008.

She then completed her intern year at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin.

She subsequently spent time working in Australia in Royal Perth Hospital rotating though various hospital specialities.

On returning to Ireland, she underwent vocational training in General Practice, completing her specialist training in 2014. She worked in several practices in Dun Laoghaire- Rathdown and the wider Dublin area before joining Dr Mary Short at Rockcourt Medical in 2019. She is a Member of the Irish College of General practitioners. She has a Diploma in Women’s Health from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the UK. She is a tutor in LARC (long acting reversible contraception) insertion, is a certified smear taker and a member of the British Menopause Society. She also holds a Diploma in Medicine for the Elderly for the Royal college of Physicians of Ireland. Dr Murphy is now the Principal GP at Rockcourt Medical and lives locally with her husband and 3 young children.

Dr. Kate Blaney

Dr Kate Blaney qualified from the University of Bristol in 2002. She then spent several years as a hospital doctor in the UK and completed her vocational GP training, gaining membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners in the UK in 2006. She holds a Diploma in family planning
(DFFP) and a Diploma in women’s Health (DRCOG). She is an experienced GP and also worked as part of a complex community care team for 2 years. She lives locally with her husband and 3 children.

Serving the community
for over 20 years.

Rockcourt Medical is a General Medical Practice established over 25 years ago by esteemed GP, Dr Mary Short. Having worked alongside Dr Short for several years, Dr Erica Murphy took over the practice in 2022 and is now the Principal GP. We are located at 40 Main Street of the pretty coastal village of Blackrock, Co Dublin.  The practice has a long-standing reputation for specialising in women’s health and provides comprehensive services in this area including long-acting contraception procedures and menopause consultations. We also provide the full range of general medical services including men’s health, preventative medicine and chronic disease management as well as childhood immunisations, cervical check and maternity and infant services.

The opening hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 1pm and 2pm -5pm and the out of hours arrangements are via the local GP co-operative EDOC TEL: 001-2234500


Opening Hours

Mon: 9am - 5pm
Tues: 9am - 5pm
Weds: 9am- 5pm
Thurs: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm

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