Dr. Ken Holmes

M.B., B. Ch., B.A.O. (NUI Dublin) 1986, D.C.H., D. Obst., Fam. Plan. Cert., M.I.C.G.P.

  • on Specialist Register of Irish Medical Council.

  • a native of Limerick City, Dr. Holmes graduated from the Sligo GP Training Scheme in 1991

  • worked in Monze District Hospital, Southern Zambia  in 1990 x 6 months

  • GP assistant Tullamore, Co. Offaly 1991

  • GP Practice Limerick City 1991-1993

  • GP Practice Ballyanders/Galbally, Co. Limerick  1994-1998

  • Practicing in Tralee since 1998 to the present.

  • GP Trainer since 2003, South West GP Training Programme

  • Director of Southdoc,  (GP out-of-hours Co-op)

  • Special interests:

    • Asthma

    • Mental health

    • Computers in General Practice.

    • Diet and Nutrition


Dr Emmanuella  ( Ella) Nwokie

Joined Brandon Medical Centre in July 2020

  • We welcome Dr. Ella, a native of Nigeria, and trained in Hungary and later working in Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar, before moving to Kerry in 2018


Patrice Browne 

Practice Nurse

Patrice works every Monday, Tuesday and Friday


Fiona Bluett

Practice Nurse

Fiona works every Thursday


Martina O’Connor Hanafin

Receptionist / Administrator

  • working with the practice since 1998, Martina is from Blennerville and has long experience in keeping our practice running smoothly.

If you have a question or a problem, just ask Martina, who can usually sort it.


Geraldine Cantillon


  • Geraldine, from Tralee, works 1-2 days per week and has been working with us since 2017