Harbour Family Practice


Trafalgar Road, Greystones

Gillian McConnell

Gillian is an honours Graduate from Queen Margaret University (BSc Dietetics) in Edinburgh. She is a self-employed freelance dietitian in the South Dublin and Co. Wicklow areas.  Gillian has over 14 year’s clinical experience working in NHS & HSE teaching hospitals and has since set up her own nutrition consultancy www.insideoutnutrition.ie.  Gillian is also a member of Self Employed Dietitians of Ireland (SEDI), which is a working group of entrepreneurial freelance consultant dietitians in Ireland.

Business Hours

Varied hours to suit the client


Gillian specialises in nutrition relating to gut disorders and is fully trained to advice clients on the Low FODMAPs Diet used in treating people with functional gut disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gillian is also experienced in giving therapeutic dietary advice for clients with Weight Management, Diabetes, Heart Health, Cancer & Paediatric consultations. She also has a keen interest in sports nutrition and regularly provides dietary advice to many triathletes in the Wicklow area as well as group education to secondary school rugby and hockey teams.

Clinical Consultations, Referrals & Specialties

  • Anaemia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Bariatric surgery nutrition support
  • Behavioural food aversion & Fussy eaters
  • Breast feeding advice / support / services
  • Coeliac disease & Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Coeliac Disease in children/adolescents
  • Constipation in children/adolescents
  • Crohns Disease/ Ulcerative Colitis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes in children/adolescents
  • Diarrhoea in children/adolescents
  • Disability related nutrition problems for children
  • Diverticular disease / diverticulitis
  • Dysphagia / Swallowing problems
  • Early feeding & weaning advice
  • Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating in adults
  • Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating in adolescents
  • Feeding clinics for babies and toddlers
  • Fertility
  • Food allergy & intolerance in children/adolescents
  • Food intolerance
  • Gestational/ Diabetes during pregnancy
  • Gout
  • Growth Faltering/undernutrition in children/adolescents
  • Healthy Eating and general nutrition
  • Heart Health – cholesterol/blood pressure
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Diarrhoea/constipation/wind/bloating)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome in children/adolescents
  • Liver / gallbladder / pancreatic disease
  • Renal /Kidney Disease
  • Low FODMAP diet
  • Lupus / SLE
  • Malnutrition/Undernutrition
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nutrition & Mental health
  • Nutrition for people with Cancer Nutrition
  • Nutrition before, during and after pregnancy
  • Osteoporosis & Osteopenia
  • PCOS
  • Pouch/colostomy/Ileostomy
  • Raised blood sugars & Type 2 Diabetes
  • Reflux / Hiatus Hernia / Oesophagitis/ Barrett’s Oesophagus
  • Sports nutrition
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Tube feeding in adults
  • Vegetarian & vegan diets
  • Weight management in children/adolescents
  • Weight management for adults