Orla Walsh

About Orla

Born in Dublin, Orla qualified as a Dietitian from Kings College London. Orla initially obtained an honours degree in Physiology, allowing her to apply her detailed knowledge of the human body to the nutritional management of conditions and diseases. Since then Orla upgraded her BA in Physiology to an MA in Physiology, went on to achieve a Masters in Clinical Nutrition and a postgraduate diploma in Sports and Exercise Nutrition.

Orla is a qualified Dietitian and member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (M.I.N.D.I.) and Self Employed Dietitians of Ireland (S.E.D.I.). She is also registered with CORU.

Education & Qualifications


Trinity College Dublin: BSc in Physiology

Postgraduate Diplomas & Masters:

University of Ulster: PgDip in Sports & Exercise Nutrition

Kings College London University: PgDip in Dietetics

Roehampton University: MSc. in Clinical Nutrition

Trinity College Dublin: MA Physiology

Postgraduate certs & achievements:

ISAK, Level 1

Behaviour Change, Level 1

FODMAP trained through Kings College London


‘The Incidence of Malnutrition in Adult Radiotherapy Outpatients and Commonly-Associated Symptoms’.

‘The effects of cryotherapy on lactate clearance post-exercise and the effect on subsequent performance’.

Maternity Leave February 2021 to October 2021

Orla Walsh Nutrition is delighted to introduce Dietitian Kathryn Stewart who will be covering Orla’s clinic while she is on maternity leave.

Kathryn Stewart RD


Education and Qualifications:


BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Postgraduate certs & achievements:

MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Level 1 Behaviour Change

Level 1 ISAK Anthropometrist and UK Anti-Doping Advisor for safe supplement use

FODMAP trained through Monash University

About Kathryn

Born in Co. Antrim, Kathryn qualified as a dietitian from Glasgow Caledonian University with First Class Honors. She has worked as a dietitian in both the UK and Ireland covering a range of clinical areas such as bowel surgery, gut disorders, oncology, stroke, respiratory conditions, heart health and weight management.

Kathryn also has a keen interest in sports nutrition and completed a Masters in Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Ulster University. She has worked with a range of athletes including endurance cyclists, swimmers, rowers and GAA and Special Olympic teams. Kathryn previously worked in Dubai as a sports nutritionist helping individuals improve their body composition, health and performance.

Kathryn is well known for her work in the area of hormones, including conditions like PCOS, FHA (Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhoea), Thyroid conditions, fertility, pre-Diabetes and Diabetes.

email kathryn@orlawalshnutrition.ie