Peter Barry

The SOE Board and Committees would like to extend their sincere sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr Peter Barry, FRCS, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology in St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, who died Thursday, 26 May 2016 after a short illness.

Dr Barry was the senior retinal surgeon at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin. Having completed his training at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital in London, UK, Dr Barry completed a retinal fellowship in the United States.  Dr Barry was a founding member of the ESCRS and served as Treasurer, President, Director and guiding light at ESCRS.  He was also an integral part The European Alliance for Vision Research and Ophthalmology.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.