Directions & Key Contacts

The page provides an overview of the main clinical sites with which medical students will interact. Each tab below includes the following information:

  • Academic and clinical leaders 
  • Administrative contacts
  • Directions / parking
  • Security

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Address:             

North Circular Road / Eccles Street, Dublin 7.

Reception:         

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Nelson Street
Dublin 7

T+353 1  716 4597
E: mater.medicine@ucd.ie

Administration Team:

 Ms Sinéad Dunwoody, Administration Manager

 Room G19     Telephone +353 1 7164515

 email: sdunwoody@ucd.ie

 Ms Stephanie Begley

 Room G17,  Phone: +353 1 7164514

 email: stephanie.begley@ucd.ie

 Ms Sinéad Cleary, Room G18,

 Telephone: +353 1 7164519;

 email: sinead.cleary@ucd.ie 

 Ms Geraldine Byrne, Top Floor of 62-63 Eccles St

 Telephone:  +353 1 8032881;

 email:  gbyrne1@ucd.ie

 Ms Helen Campion, Room G20

 Telephone: +353 1 7164587;

 email: helen.campion@ucd.ie  

 Ms Denise Gosling Room G20

 Telephone 353 1 7164528

 Email: denise.gosling@ucd.ie

Directions:         

There are a number of buses stopping close by the hospital; please see http://www.dublinbus.ie/Your-Journey1/Timetables/ to find routes to Berkeley Rd or Dorset St (about 3 minutes walk to the hospital) or to Phibsboro (5-10 minutes walk). 46A bus goes from UCD Belfield to Berkeley Road. Alight at Eccles Street. The Catherine McAuley Centre is opposite the hospital on Nelson Street.

Access to the Hospital from Eccles St is limited to swipe card holders from 14th January 2013. The main entrance to the Whitty Building is on the North Circular Road.

Parking:              

There is no specific car park. As local parking is difficult, it is best avoided by using public transport, from Belfield you can take the 46A to the Blessington St or Berkelely Road stop. There is a secure bike shed in the hospital (near Mater Reception).

Security:             

Hospital ID /swipe cards will be available from Mater Security from 11am – 12pm at the Whitty Building, North Circular Road entrance.

Canteen:            

There is a canteen in the old part of the hospital; a snack bar on the 3rd floor and a café at Reception.

Facilities:           

The Library is located in the Centre for Nurse Education on Nelson Street.  This can be accessed via Hospital ID /swipe cards.  Students may borrow books.  Opening hours:  Monday to Friday 8am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.

Personal Belongings:       

Lockers are available from The Catherine McAuley Centre, a deposit is required.  Lockers are located in the basement of the building.

St Vincent’s University Hospital

Address:             

Elm Park, Dublin 4

Reception:         

UCD Medicine and Medical Specialities,
First Floor
Education and Research Centre
Elm Park
Dublin 4

T: +353 1 221 4929
E: svuhclinical@ucd.ie

Administration Team        

 Barbara Cantwell: Administrative Manager

 Telephone: +353 1 221 4927         

 Email: barbara.cantwell@ucd.ie

 Sarah Murtagh: Module Administrator

 Telephone: +353 1 221 5124         

 Email: sarah.murtagh@ucd

 Aine Begley: Module Administrator

 Telephone:  +353 1 221 4140         

 Email:  aine.begley@ucd.ie

 Fiona O’Brien-Lavin: Module Administrator

 Telephone: +353 1 221 4932         

 Email: fiona.lavin@ucd

 Eileen Corridan:  Module Administrator

 Telephone:  +353 1 221 4277         

 Email:  eileen.corridan@ucd.ie

 Darina O’Hanlon: Module Administrator

 Telephone:  +353 1 221 4474

 Email:  darina.ohanlon@ucd.ie

 Maria Fay: Module Administrator

 Telephone: +353 1 221 4929         

 Email: maria.fay@ucd.ie

 Pat O’Shea: Module Administrator

 Telephone: +353 1 221 4790         

 Email: pat.oshea@ucd.ie

Directions:         

The 4, 7, 27X and 45 buses pass the hospital. The hospital is close to the Sydney Parade Dart Station.  The RTE Studio bus stop for all buses serving Belfield is a short walk from the hospital.

Parking:              

Car Parks are located in front of the hospital. Car parking must be paid for. Bikes can be locked close to the car park.

Security:             

You will receive your hospital security badge at the hospital induction.

Canteen:            

There is a canteen and café, both are located on the Ground Floor.

Library:                

The Library is located beside the Education and Research Centre on the first floor. Opening hours are as follows: Monday and Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.30am to 9.00pm. To borrow books you must register with the Librarian. A swipe card is required to enter the library.

Personal Belongings:       

Lockers are available from the Education and Research Centre, a €50 deposit is required. Lockers are located close to the Old Lecture Theatre.

Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore

Your contact person:

Ms Marie Gunning
Student Co-ordinator
Room Number 86, HSE Area Office
(separate building across road from the hospital)
T: +353 57 9358454;
F+353 57 9352663
E: marieg.gunning@hse.ie

Directions:         

Take Tullamore/Kilbeggan exit from the motorway. Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore is on the left before you reach Tullamore (approximately 13 kms)

Parking:              

There is a car park; students use swipe card (see below).

Security:             

Security is beside Reception in the main hospital.  Students must report to Security on arrival where they obtain their ID badges (swipe card); There is a €10 charge which is refundable on return of the swipe card.

Canteen:            

There is a staff canteen on 2nd floor of hospital.

Library:                

The Library is based in the Regional Centre for Nursing & Midwifery Education (RCNME) building – across the car park from the hospital.

Personal Belongings:       

There are lockers on 1st floor beside the conference rooms which students may use.  

Wexford General Hospital

Your contact person:  

Ms Mary Gill
Student Co-ordinator
Library, 4th Floor
T: +353 539153184       
F: +353 53 9153055    
E: mary.gill1@hse.ie

Directions:         

Take the N11 from Dublin as far as the Maldron Roundabout, turn left, head towards Wexford Town and the hospital is on your left before you reach the town.

Parking:              

There is a car park.  Charge Euro 4.  Students get ticket validated at Security Office so they don’t have to pay.

Security:             

Located at the main Reception Desk, Level 2 (when you come in the main door). Students use their own student card as identity.

Canteen:            

There is a canteen on level 1 (basement). 

Library:                

Students may read books and use computers whilst in the library; they may not borrow books. Opening hours: Monday 9am to 1.15pm; Tuesday 2pm to 5pm; Wednesday 2pm to 5pm,  Thursday 2pm to 5pm;  Friday 9am to 1.15pm.

Personal Belongings:       

There are lockers available on 4th floor, down the hall from the library. Students need a euro coin to access and they can use the same locker for the duration of their attachment.

St Michael's Hospital

Address:             

Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Your contact person:

Ms Lesly Thomson 
Office location:  Doctors' Reading Room
T: +353- 1-663 9844                         
E: L.Field@stmichaels.ie

Directions:         

From Dun Laoghaire the hospital is located on Georges Street Lower (5 min walk). The following buses stop close to the hospital: 7, 45A, 46A, 59, 63 and 111. Dun Laoghaire Dart station is also close-by.

Parking:              

No parking facilities available for students.  Off-site parking available nearby in the Pavilion Car Park, Queen's Road at a concessionary weekly rate for St. Michael's Hospital staff & students. There are two “bike racks” at the back of the hospital.

Security:             

UCD name badges to be worn at all times.

Canteen:            

Ground floor, Main Building. 09:00hrs-14:00hrs. Breakfast & limited lunch options available

Library:                

Ground floor, Annexe Building.  09:00hrs-17:00hrs.  Students have full use of reading and computer facilities.

Personal Belongings:    

Students provided with locker on arrival. 

St Columcille's Hospital

Address:             

Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin

Your contact person:

Ms Patty Maher, Administrator
Office Location: Library
T: +353- 1-2115240                          
E: patty.maher@ucd.ie

Directions:         

Take N11 (south) and turn right at the Shankill roundabout. The hospital is up a slip road on the right and is signposted. Buses: No. 145 from Heuston Station, No. 45 from Merrion Square and No. 84 from College Green. Ask the driver to let you out at the closest stop to the hospital.

Parking:              

Please contact Patty Maher by email by Wednesday at the latest of the week prior to the commencement of the rotation to arrange a parking permit. Permits cannot be arranged later. The car park is located at the rear of the hospital.     

Security:             

UCD name badges to be worn at all times.

Canteen:            

Facilities available.

Library:                

Students have full use of reading and computer facilities in the library. Internet facilities are available, but there is no email access.  Wifi facilities are available

Personal Belongings:    

Students provided with locker on arrival.

Cappagh Orthopaedic Hospital

Address:             

Finglas, Dublin 11

Directions:         

From M50 Exit at the N2 (exit 5) for Finglas/City Centre, take the finglas/Cappagh slip road, turn right at the traffic lights, up Mellowes Road, veer left to traffic lights at Church with high steeple, turn right at these traffic lights up Cappagh Road to traffic lights at T junction, turn right and Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is the third entrance on the left (just after pedestrian lights)

By Bus :  

From Parnell street 40D,from Ballymun 220 and from Kilbarrack 17A

Venue:                

The Education Centre, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital – Signposted on Hospital Driveway.

Hygiene:             

Owing to the invasive nature of the work performed at the hospital, there are continuous monthly audits of staff/students are conducted and any student may be stopped by a member of the infection control team and will be asked to demonstrate correct hand-washing principles. You must cooperate with staff in their audit and, as with all clinical sites, you must deploy correct hand-washing procedures.

Restaurant:       

There is Restaurant facilities. Breakfasts from 7.30. Hot breakfasts are available from 9.30 and when closed in-between mealtimes, a vending room service is available adjacent to the restaurant.

UCD Women's & Children's Health

 

Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital             

Contact Person:               

Laura Bowes
Cork Street, Dublin 8
+353 14085760 
laura.bowes@ucd.ie

Parking:                              

Public, Bike rack

Security:                             

UCD Student badges

Canteen:                             

Yes

Library facilities:             

Yes

Lectures:                             

Education Centre  (EC) Rm 2

Lockers:                              

Padlock required (EC Rm 2)

 

National Maternity Hospital, Holles St        

Contact Person:               

Helen Stewart 
Holles Street, Dublin 2
+353 1 637 3216
helen.stewart@ucd.ie

Parking:                              

Public, Bike rack

Security:                             

NMH badges provided on 1st day

Canteen:                             

Yes

Library facilities:             

Yes (top floor)

Lectures:                             

Teaching room 2nd floor

Lockers:                               

€5 deposit on 1st day                                    

Lectures:            

Daily tele-conferenced lectures take place between Holles Street and Coombe Hospitals.

UCD Paediatrics

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin     

Your contact:

Jacqueline Fergusan  
1st Floor Nurses Home               
Ejacqueline.fergusan@ucd.ie             
T: +353 1 455 6901   

Parking                    

Visitors gate 1, bike rack gate 2. Car park must be paid for.      

Security                

UCD Student badges.

Canteen              

Yes.

Library facilities              

Yes.

Lectures              

Education Centre (EC) Rm 2.

Lockers     

Padlockable located in room off lecture theatre.

 

Children’s University Hospital, Temple St.

Your contact:

Emer Dougan
UCD, SMMS, Georges Hall                                                      
Eemer.dougan@ucd.ie
T: +3531 878 4396

Parking            

No Car Parking. Bikes can be locked at the back of Georges Hall.

Security            

UCD Student Badges.

Canteen           

Yes, located in the basement.

Library facilities  

Ground Flr off main entrance.

Lectures           

St. Georges Hall.

Lockers    

Padlockable located in basement.                             

UCD Psychiatry

Academic & Clinical Leaders

Head of Subject: Prof. Kevin Malone           

Module Co-ordinator: Dr. Allys Guerandel                          

St Vincent’s University Hospital

Contact Person:

Fiona O’Brien-Lavin
Module Administrator
E: fiona.lavin@ucd.ie

Head of Subject:

Prof. Kevin Malone
E: k.malone@svuh.ie

Senior Clinical Lecturer:

Dr. Allys Guerandel
E: a.guerandel@svuh.ie

Special Lecturer(s):

Dr Hiberet Tessema
E: hiberet.tessema@ucd.ie

Dr Ian Schneider
E: ian.schnedier@ucd.ie

 

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Contact Person:

Geraldine Byrne
Module Administrator
E:gbyrne1@ucd.ie

Professor of Psychiatry:                                               

Prof. Patricia Casey

E: apsych@mater.ie

Senior Lecturer:

Dr. Brendan Kelly
E: brendankelly35@gmail.com

Senior Clinical Lecturer:

Dr. John Sheehan
E: sheehanj@mater.ie

Special Lecturer(s):

Dr. Magtaba Osman
E: mugtaba.osman@ucd.ie

Dr. Richard Duffy
E: richard.duffy@ucd.ie

 

St John of God Hospital (Adult)                                 

Contact Person:

Dr. Aine Butler 
E: aine.butler@sjog.ie

Address:                   

Stillorgan, Co Dublin.

Parking:      

Limited.

Security:                     

UCD Student badges.

Canteen:                              

Yes

Library facilities:

No

Lectures:                              

Yes regular tutorials

Academic Staff:                                      

Lucena Clinic (Child/Adolesent Psychiatry)

UCD Ophthalmology / Otorhinolaryngology

Academic / Clinical Leaders

Head of Subject: Prof. Colm O’Brien (Ophthalmology)

Head of Subject: Prof. Aongus Curran (Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery)

St Vincent’s University Hospital

Contact Person:              

Eileen Corridan
Module Administrator 
E: eileen.corridan@ucd.ie

Special Lecturer:

Mr. Madi Yousif

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital  

Contact Person:              

Eileen Corridan
Module Administrator 
E: eileen.corridan@ucd.ie

Special Lecturer:               

Dr. Dias Andrew Pio Tito

Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital

Contact Person:              

Eileen Corridan
Module Administrator 
E: eileen.corridan@ucd.ie

UCD Medicine in the Community

Academic / Clinical Leaders

Head of Subject: Professor Gerard Bury 

Contact Person:

Anne Molphy
Module Co-ordinator
E: anne.molphy@ucd.ie

The Royal Hospital Donnybrook                

Address:            

Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

Parking:              

Public.

Security:

UCD Student badges.

St. Mary’s Hospital

Address:

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8.

Parking:               

Public   

Security:             

UCD Student Badges

General Practice

Students will have two placements in general practice (one in Dublin area and one in a “satelite” area) and two in secondary care: specialist in-patient, residential and ambulatory services based in two community-based care of the elderly facilities (the Royal Hospital, Donnybrook and St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park.)

Contact Person:              

Dr Crea Carberry
E: crea.carberry@ucd.ie

Ms Anne Molphy
E: ann.molphygp@ucd.ie

In the event of an emergency, illness or if for any reason you are having difficulties with your placement it is imperative that you let us know in advance so we can ensure prompt resolution. This also avoids any inconvenience to the GPsand avoids disruption to your completion of the module.