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Automated External Defibrillators (AED's)

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Automated External Defibrillators (AED's)

There are a number of Automated External Defibrillators (AED's) located across the main UCD Belfield Campus, on the UCD Blackrock Campus and one unit located in both Lyons Estate and Belfield Office Park (Block 9 and 10). All AED's have been placed in prominent locations at main entrances to buildings.    

In the event that an AED is required, call the UCD Emergency Line on 7999 or 01 716 7999 from a mobile. 

The individual AED locations for each building in UCD are listed below and shown in the interactive map. For further information, please contact (opens in a new window)sirc@ucd.ie.  

Belfield Campus AED Locations:

  • Agriculture & Food Science - Entrance Lobby
  • Arts Annexe Geary Institute - Entrance Lobby
  • Beech Hill Offices - Entrance Lobby
  • Campus Services - Mobile Jeeps
  • Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology
  • Conway Institute - Undergraduate Area
  • Engineering & Materials Science Centre - First Floor
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins (Restaurant) - Entrance Lobby
  • Health Sciences - Entrance Lobby
  • James Joyce Library - Admissions Desk
  • Newman Building - Main Entrance Lobby
  • Newstead - Entrance Lobby
  • Nova UCD
  • National Virus Reference Lab (NVRL) - Reception
  • O'Reilly Hall
  • President's Lodge
  • Quinn S.O. Business - Reception Desk
  • Richview Architecture Building – Main Entrance Lobby
  • Roebuck Offices - Main Entrance Lobby
  • Rosemount Environmental Research Station
  • SBI (Systems Biology Ireland) - SBI Reception
  • School of Computer Science
  • Science East - Ground Floor Entrance Lobby
  • Science South - Ground Floor Entrance Lobby
  • Sports Centre - Reception
  • Sports Centre - Rear Exit
  • Student Centre - Astra Reception Desk
  • Student Health Centre
  • Tierney Building – Main Entrance Lobby
  • UCD Bowl
  • UCD Village Centre - Beside Reception Desk
  • Veterinary Hospital
  • Veterinary Science - Entrance Lobby

Blackrock Campus AED Locations:

  • Blackrock Smurfit S.O. Business - Services Desk
  • Blackrock Smurfit S.O. Business - Library Corridor
  • Blackrock Smurfit S.O. Business - Management House Lobby Area

Lyons Estate AED Location:

  • Farm Office

Belfield Office Park AED Location:

  • Blocks 9 and 10 Entrance Lobby / Nexus UCD

HeartSaver CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Training

Training in the use of an AED is available through the UCD SIRC Office, contact (opens in a new window)sirc@ucd.ie to arrange or sign up (opens in a new window)HERE.

Aimed at

Administrative and Support staff, Academic / Research staff, Technical Officers, Postgraduate Students

This course is open to all staff members who wish to know how to use the Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) which are located around the UCD campus. Certification is accredited by the Irish Heart Foundation/ American Heart Association and is valid for two years.


The Heartsaver CPR AED Course teaches you the basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the relief of choking for adults and children. 

  • Adult CPR
  • Child CPR
  • Use of Face Mask Barrier Devices
  • Adult Choking - Conscious and Unconscious
  • Child Choking - Conscious and Unconscious
  • Safe and effective use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Special considerations when using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Skills Group Practice

This course is run based upon sufficient demand. Please complete the expressions of interest form below or contact the UCD SIRC Office at (opens in a new window)sirc@ucd.ie for further information. 

Contact UCD SIRC Office

University SIRC Office, Roebuck Castle, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 8771 | E: sirc@ucd.ie