The Emergency Department provides an emergency care service for Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck conditions.
It is advised if at all possible to contact your G.P. before attending the A&E Department.

There is a €100 government levy payable for those attending without a GP referral letter or medical card.

Opening Hours:

Ophthalmology Monday – Sunday 08:00 – 20:00

Please note new service hours effective from April 4th 2016: Monday – Sunday 08:00 to 20.00. Outside of these hours Doctor referrals only with prior agreement over the telephone. There is no walk in service from 20:00 to 08:00.

Acute Emergencies only Weekends and Bank Holidays.

Phone (EYE): 01 708 8535


ENT-HN** Monday – Friday 09:00 – 16:00

There is no emergency ENT service outside of these hours, on bank holidays or weekends.

Phone (ENT): 01-7088 538

Phone (EYE) 01 708 8535
Phone (ENT) 01 708 8538
G.P. Link 086 852 0846,
Fax 01-634 3665 (EYE/ENT

** ENT-HN = Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck

Referring children to Ophthalmology

Children under 16 years must be accompanied by a parent / guardian.
Neonatal babies must be referred back to neonatal service.

Referring children to ENT

From December 17th 2014 we will only register patients aged 14 and over for ENT Emergency Department services. All patients up to age 13 inclusive should be referred to the appropriate paediatric hospital.