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Urgent Medical Care and Emergency Services when we are not here

Urgent Medical Care and Emergency Services when we are not here

Contact Details:


If you are on campus and need immediate assistance, especially if you or somebody else is hurt or in danger, phone (opens in a new window)UNICARE emergency line for assistance on 01 716 7999. 

Otherwise, to contact the emergency services dial 999 or 112 from anywhere in the Republic of Ireland to call an ambulance. 

A more comprehensive list of Public and Private Emergency Departments can be found  (opens in a new window)here.

Public Hospitals – Emergency Departments 

St. Vincent’s Hospital Emergency Department .

Address : St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, D04 T6F4

Opening Hours: 24 hour, 365 days a year

Telephone: (01) 221 4358

(opens in a new window)https://www.stvincents.ie/emergency-department/

St. Michaels Hospital

Address:. StMichael's Hospital, Lower George's St, Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin 

Opening Hours : 8am until 8pm 7 Days/week including Bank Holidays

Telephone : 01 6639815

(opens in a new window)https://stmichaels.ie/departments/emergency-department/

The Mater Hospital Emergency Department

Address: North Circular Road, Dublin 7 

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Telephone: 01 803 2488

(opens in a new window)https://www.mater.ie/services/emergency-department/

St James’s Emergency Department 

Address : St James's Hospital, James Street, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 NHY1

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Telephone: 01 416 274 01 4162775

(opens in a new window)https://www.stjames.ie/services/med/emergency/ 

Tallaght Hospital Emergency Department 

Address:  Tallaght University Hospital , Tallaght, Dublin D24 NR0A

Opening Hours: 24 hour emergency service, 365 days a year 

Telephone: (01) 414 2000

(opens in a new window)https://www.tuh.ie/Emergency-Services/

Beaumont Emergency Medicine Department (adult only emergency department) 

Address: Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland

Opening Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Telephone: (01) 809 2714; (01) 809 2720

(opens in a new window)http://beaumont.ie/index.jsp?p=105&n=168

Loughlinstown Hospital – Injuries Unit

Address : St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Dublin, D18 E365

Opening Hours : Open: 8am -6pm 7 Days/week incl. Bank Holidays

For patients aged 14 years and upwards

Telephone: 01 211 5048

(opens in a new window)https://www2.hse.ie/services/injury-units/

Mater Smithfield Injuries Unit

Address:  The Forge, Smithfield, Dublin, D07 VKP9

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm. Closed Bank Holidays

Telephone:Phone 1: 01 657 9000 Phone 2: 01 657 9022

(opens in a new window)https://www.mater.ie/services/mater-smithfield-rapid-injury-clinic/

Private Hospitals – Emergency Departments 

Beacon Hospital Emergency Hospital 

Address: Sandyford , Dublin 16

Opening Hours : Monday – Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm and is closed on Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Telephone: 01 293 9999 - By Appointment only 

(opens in a new window)https://www.beaconhospital.ie/department-service/emergency-department/

Blackrock Health Emergency Department 

Address: Rock Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin,Ireland, Eircode: A94E4X7

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm. Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 10am – 5pm.

Telephone:   (opens in a new window)01 283 2999 or (opens in a new window)1800 283 999

(opens in a new window)https://www.blackrock-clinic.ie/emergency-department/

Mater Private Emergency Department 

Address : Emergency Department, Mater Private Network,
Eccles Street, Dublin 7, D07 WKW8

Opening Hours 8am -5pm Monday to Saturday 

(opens in a new window)https://www.materprivate.ie/our-services/emergency-care/emergency-department

Telephone: 1800 222 999  By appointment only

For students who have VHI cover, you may also be able to access urgent care at : 

You can also avail of a number of free external mental health supports if you are distressed


Maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, struggling socially or just not feeling like yourself?

togetherallis a safe, anonymous,  online community for mental health support which is now free to all UCD students.  Register (opens in a new window)hereto join the togetherall community.

(opens in a new window)Niteline: Niteline is a listening and information service for students that is founded on four main pillars: anonymous, confidential, non-judgemental and non directive. 

(opens in a new window)UCD SilverCloud:  SilverCloud offers all UCD students access to secure and immediate access to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The platform supports people experiencing stress, anxiety and/or depression. 

(opens in a new window)HSE Text ServiceText HELLO to 50808 to start a conversation from calming chats to immediate support during a mental health or personal crisis - big or small.  50808 can be accessed 27/7 free of charge

(opens in a new window)Pieta: Pieta House provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service to people who are in suicidal distress, those who engage in self harm, and those bereaved by suicide. Freefone 1800 247247

(opens in a new window)Samaritans: Anytime day or night the Samaritans offer a Freefone service for people who are struggling, they can be contacted by calling 116 123

(opens in a new window)Dublin Rape Crisis Centre provides counselling and therapy for adult survivors of rape. 

(opens in a new window)Up to date Covid 19 Information:  For all up to date information on Covid 19 symptoms and testing from the HSE. 

Contact UCD Student Health Service

Student Health Service, Student Centre, University College Dublin, Dublin 4
T: +353 1 716 3134 | Location Map(opens in a new window)