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About Us

McGovern Opticians and Contact Lens Centre was established by Donal McGovern in 1996. With practices now based in Enniskillen, Strabane and Lifford, Donal and the team offer a range of eye services, from eye tests, contact lens fitting, fundus photography, OCT imaging to eye care products to look after your vision. In addition to these eye health services, our practices also offer a variety of products including budget glasses, designer glasses, contact lenses and eyewear accessories. Our knowledge and experience allows us to provide a positive, professional and customer-focused experience that you will not find anywhere else.

Here at McGovern Opticians we offer an in-depth sight test which can include an OCT scan and visual fields test which assess not only your vision but also the general health of your eyes and we can create a treatment plan for each individual.

For all your optical needs, McGoverns Opticians should be your first contact because we:

Two fully qualified Optometrists

A friendly helpful team to cater for everyone’s optical needs

Excellent range of frames to suit all budgets

Selection of Prescription sunglasses and Sports Goggles

In practice for over 30 years

Meet the Optometrists

Donal McGovern

MCOptom BSc(Hons)

Donal graduated with an Honors degree in Optometry from UMIST in 1993 and further completed his optometrist professional exams with the College of Optometrists in 1994. Donal subsequently worked as a locum for various practices until 1996 when Donal established his own practice “McGovern Opticians” in Enniskillen and expanded his services to Strabane and Lifford in 1999.

Lorcan Crudden

MCOptom BSc(Hons)

Lorcan graduated from the University of Ulster with a B.sc in Optometry and joined the team at McGovern’s in 1998. In 1999, he passed the College of Optometrists' professional exams. Throughout his career, Lorcan developed a vast knowledge within the optical industry and put this into practice, working between both our Enniskillen and Strabane practices.

Get in Touch


028 6632 2550
17 High Street, Enniskillen,
Co Fermanagh, BT74 7DQ


028 7188 2506
Castle St, Strabane
BT82 8AD


048 7188 2506
Main Street Lifford