“As a family business, we understand the healthcare issues that Irish families and communities are facing and we designed our pharmacy service to ensure that everything we do is geared towards helping the community.”

Sharen McCabe, Managing Director, McCabe’s Pharmacy.



The pharmacy chain has evolved and developed over the years but the core values remain as strong as ever:

Bring world class standards of pharmacy healthcare to the local communities we serve. Play a key role in providing a broader range of healthcare services to our customers. Extend our family ethics of caring, compassion and trust throughout the business. Develop life-long relationships with our customers, providing health care solutions for every stage of their lives. Play a key role in bringing world class dispensing services to patients including fast, efficient, safe drug dispensing along with advice you can trust. Contribute socially to the communities we serve.

We provide many extra services to our patients including home deliveries, Medicine usage reviews, specialist order service, daily monitored dose drug packaging, late night dispensing, collect text alerts, email uploading of prescriptions and Ireland's largest variety of in store Health Check screenings.

We are the national leader in the provision of dispensing and health care services to the Irish public. We have won many awards over to years.... Too many to mention all here but some include:

  • Retail Excellence Top 50 Retailer in Ireland 2007 to 2014
  • IPN Community Pharmacist of the Year Award 2014 - Aine McCabe MPSI
  • Best Multi-Channel Ecommerce Website of the Year 2013
  • REI Rising Star Award 2013 - Catriona
  • Vichy Derma Cosmetic Advisor of the Year Award 2012
  • Best Irish Ecommerce Website 2012
  • Retail Excellence National Retailer of the Year 2007
We work hard to be the best at what we do for our patients and customers and are really proud of the achievements of our team over the years.




Thirty years on and the next generation now head up the pharmacy chain, with the three of four McCabe sisters, Sharen, Ciara, Áine involved in running 20 pharmacies in Dublin, Limerick, Wexford and Louth.



Over the years they designed their pharmacy services in line with what they, as parents and active community members, saw as being important. They also revolutionized the sector, leaning on their international experience and introducing innovative healthcare services to their pharmacy such as blood pressure tests, cholesterol tests and diabetes tests.



Settling down in Malahide, Roy and Margaret recognized the need in Ireland for a more dynamic pharmacy service, where the pharmacist would provide an extended role which also included health screening, counselling and lifestyle advice.



Roy and Margaret McCabe opened their first pharmacy over thirty years ago.

Having just returned home to Ireland from Australia where they had emigrated ten years earlier. Having worked in pharmacy in Australia and travelled around the world with a young family, Roy and Margaret had a strong understanding of what a good pharmacy service should contribute to the family and the community.