About us


Established in 1973, Aherns Pharmacy is a family owned and managed community pharmacy in Farranfore, Co. Kerry.

Aherns Pharmacy is owned and managed by Dan and Bríd Ahern. Dan is the third generation of the Ahern family to have lived and worked in Farranfore. Dan’s parents Henry and Maureen still play an active part in the business.

While a lot has changed over the years our strong since of community and providing the highest possiblelevels of service and care still remains.

We strive to help you receive the very best of care. From advice on your prescription, help picking out a gift for that special someone, or you simply need to be pointed in the right direction, we are here for you.

We are very active in supporting local community, voluntary, sporting clubs and organisations and we regularly deliver various health education events.

We have been recognised nationally in the Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) Top 100 Stores in Ireland and Vichy Skincare Advisor of the Year awards.

Throughout the years, we have put together a fantastic team of knowledgeable, compassionate staff. Our guarantee to you is to make your shopping experience effortless and memorable. We even offer a Personal Shopper service in case you can't make it into the shop, you can receive advice on what to buy, or go for a walk around the shop over a video call!

We also offer complimentary 1 to 1 Video Consultations to allow you to talk directly to a pharmacist in the comfort of your own home. Above all else, we are here for you, to help you live a happier, healthier life.

Dan Ahern M.P.S.I

Dan qualified as a Pharmacist in 1999 and worked in Britain and Ireland before returning to Farranfore in 2004.


Mary B joined Aherns Pharmacy in 2009, working in all parts of the business. Mary has recently qualified as a Pharmacy Technician

Maureen Murphy

Maureen joined the Aherns team in 2010 and works across all areas of the pharmacy. Maureen is a qualified Medicines Counter Assistant and Vichy Skincare Advisor


Anne Marie joined Aherns Pharmacy in 2013. Anne Marie initially trained with Aherns Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician before furthering her studies in the area of nutritional therapy.


Stephen has been with Aherns Pharmacy since 2013, initially as a pharmacy intern. After a spell working in the pharmaceutical industry, Stephen re-joined Aherns Pharmacy as a Pharmacist in 2015.

Lorraine Dower

Lorraine, who is a qualified beautician and make-up artist, has been with Aherns since 2016. Lorraine has completed her Medicines Counter Assistant and Vichy Skincare Advisor courses.

Kayla Whooley

Kayla joined Aherns Pharmacy in 2016 and is a qualified Medicines Counter Assistant, as well as having a keen interest and passion for make-up and skincare.

Máire O'Leary

Máire joined Aherns in 2019 she has completed her Medicines Counter Assistant course and will soon be starting her training to be a qualified Pharmacy Technician.

Marie O'Donoghue

Marie joined Aherns Pharmacy in 2020 and brings vast expertise and knowledge from a career in community pharmacy working with the top skincare houses.