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MiNightVet Cork
c/o Sunbeam Veterinary Hospital
Unit 1, Southring Business Park
Kinsale Road
T12 HTV0

Opening hours

Monday 7pm – 8am
Tuesday 7pm – 8am
Wednesday 7pm – 8am
Thursday 7pm – 8am
Friday 7pm – 8am
Saturday 1pm – 8am
Sunday 24-hours
Bank Holidays 24-hours

MiNightVet Cork

MiNightVet Cork is a small animal veterinary emergency service. We openly welcome dogs, cats and small mammals. We are based in Togher, Cork and provide emergency overnight and weekend care to clients and their pets. The MiNightVet team is made up of fully qualified veterinary surgeons and nurses registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland. Our staff provide a dedicated night time and weekend service to monitor hospitalized patients and are available to accept emergency service with full-time night staff who will be alert and effective even at unsociable hours

Our service is available to clients of our registered veterinary practices.. Please see the list below to find out if your veterinary practice is currently on our list.

We are always pleased to receive your feedback and constantly aim to provide a high-quality service, so if you have suggestions on how we can improve, we would like to hear from you. Please view the have your say page for further details.

Facilities and services

  • 24-hour monitored hospitalisation.
  • Access to MiNightVet staff in other clinics.
  • Car parking.
  • Disabled access.
  • Digital X-ray.
  • Four consultation rooms.
  • Large dedicated veterinary hospital facilities.
  • On site laboratory for same day results.
  • Qualified staff are on duty every evening from 7pm to 8am during weekdays and weekends.
  • Secure external exercise space for hospitalised patients.
  • Separate dog and cat wards.
  • Two sterile operating theatres.
  • Ultrasound scanning.

Veterinary Surgeons

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Karmen Kovic

Veterinary Surgeon

Karmen graduated from the University of Zagreb, Veterinary Faculty, in 2013 and has worked in busy small animal hospitals ever since, in Croatia and Ireland. In February 2019 she joined MiNightVet at Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital to pursue her field of interest, emergency and critical care. She particularly enjoys veterinary imaging diagnostics. Karmen has been nominated for Vet of the Year 2018. Outside of work Karmen is a surfer and loves to travel.

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Evanne Bourke

Veterinary Surgeon

Evanne graduated from University College Dublin in 2011. After three years in mixed practice, she worked in several small animal practices in the UK. She has completed a certificate in small animal emergency medicine and critical care over the past three years. She moved home to Cork to take up the role of head vet in the Minightvet Cork service. In her spare time, she enjoys water sports, travelling and walking her Collie cross, Maggie.

Veterinary Nurses


Rachel Callanan

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Rachel graduated in 2015 and has been working in small animal practice since. Her love for science and passion for animals put her on the path to veterinary nursing. She joined the MiNightVet team in February 2019. Rachel enjoys all aspects of veterinary nursing but has a keen interest in critical care and surgical nursing. Rachel spends her time off looking after her own pets and loves to travel where and when she can.


Amanda Locklear

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Amanda graduated from VTI of Houston TX April 2010. Amanda has practised in a few different busy small animal practices in both Texas and Pennsylvania.  Amanda moved to Ireland in October 2018 and started at MiNightVet in March 2019. She enjoys taking care of critical patients and helping them get better. Outside of work Amanda enjoys reading, travelling, live music, movies and going on adventures with her rescued Pit-bulls, Riley and Vincent.


Lisa Smouter

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Lisa graduated as a veterinary nurse in the Netherlands and worked in small animal hospitals ever since. In 2018 she started working in Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital as a registered veterinary nurse before she joined the MiNightVet Cork in February 2019 to pursue her field of interest, emergency and critical care. At home she has two cats, Poekie and Diablo, who love to snuggle up on her lap after a night shift

We are please to work with the following practices banner

MiNightVet Cork works in partnership with:

Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital

Vicars Road
T12 K26P

Animal Care Hospital

14 The Fingerpost

Corrin Veterinary Hospital

Cork Road
County Cork

Goold's Veterinary Clinic

Link Road

Acorn Vets

Fermoy Road
Co Cork

The Village Vets

31a/31b St. Patrick’s Woollen Mills

Westside Veterinary Clinic Cork
The Vet Clinic

2 Mill Road
Co Cork

Paw Paws Vet Clinic

4 Penrose Wharf
Penrose Quay

If your vet is not listed then you will need to use the on-call facilities that your own vet has chosen to provide. Please call your practices usual number and follow their instructions for emergencies.

COVID-19 Update:
Rest assured that our MiNightVet teams are still on hand to help you and your pet in the event of an emergency. We can offer telephone advice, telephone consultations or emergency appointments. Call your local MiNightVet team for advice.