health and wellbeing

Anne Hughes


Anne Hughes- Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Naturopath

We’re delighted to announce that Anne has been rewarded with the Customer Service Award 2013 from!

Anne Hughes is a dedicated and caring acupuncturist, herbalist and naturopath. Anne graduated from a 1600-hour acupuncture programme at the SSC Acupuncture Institute, a leading institute in Toronto, Canada. (Presently acupuncture training in Ireland ranges from courses of 3 weekends duration, to a maximum of 900 hours). She then went on to train as a herbalist and naturopath in The College of Naturopathic Medicine in Dublin, Ireland.

Anne has been working as a holistic practitioner for 11 years and a journalist writing about Irish alternative medicine practitioners in Social & Personal Magazine described her as “one of the best therapists I have ever met”. As an acupuncturist, her primary training is in both Japanese and Chinese acupuncture and she is currently one of only a few practitioners in Ireland using the powerful synergistic blend of both modalities.

Anne has studied numerous oriental medicine modalities such as Medical Qi Gong, Auricular Acupuncture (ear acupuncture), Tui Na (Chinese) Massage, and Shiatsu. She has also completed courses Aromatherapy and Reflexology and travelled to India to study Ayurveda, (the Indian system of traditional medicine).

Anne treats a full range of complaints including;


  • sports injuries
  • arthritis
  • back pain
  • knee pain


  • stress
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • panic attacks
  • Insomnia


  • constipation
  • ulcers
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea


  • sciatica
  • headaches
  • general neuralgias


  • alcohol
  • smoking
  • food
  • drugs
  • gambling

Furthermore, she is particularly interested in treating acute and chronic pain, psychological/emotional issues.

Anne is a registered member of the T.C.M.C.I and the I.R.H and her acupuncture treatments are approved and reimbursable with healthcare insurance providers. For more detailed information about the therapies Anne offers, please visit her website or if you would like to get in touch for a no-obligation enquiry. (Anne’s B.A (hons.) is in Psychology and Philosophy) and addiction (Anne’s M.A (hons.) is in Addiction Studies)

Anne Hughes – Available for appointments Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays