Sir Peter KerleyCVO (1900–1979) was a radiologist from Dundalk, Ireland and a graduate of University College Dublin (1923). He spent a year training in radiology in Vienna. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Ireland, in 1939. He was Director of Radiology at the Westminster Hospital and was also affiliated with the Royal Chest Hospital, London. He had a ready wit, enjoyed life outdoors and had a flair for diagnosing the unusual. In 1959 he became a member of honour of the Chicago Radiological Society, and in 1962 he was made a Fellow of Honour of the Faculty of Radiologists, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin. The Sir Peter Kerley Lecture of the Royal College of Radiologists is named for him.