The Emergency Department provides an EMERGENCY CARE SERVICE for EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT, HEAD and NECK (ENT-HN) conditions.

It is advised if at all possible to contact your G.P. before attending the the Emergency Department.

There is a €100 government levy payable for those attending without a GP referral letter. There is no charge for those attending with a GP referral letter or for ophthalmology patients attending with an Optician’s referral letter.

Opening Hours:

Ophthalmology Monday – Friday 08:00 – 20:00

24 hour 7 days a week acute emergency service. In the case of out of hours attendance please phone the department prior to attending.

Phone (EYE): 01 708 8535

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

There is no emergency ENT service outside of these hours.  No bank holiday or weekend service available.

Phone (ENT): 01 708 8538

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

No age limit but children under 16 years must be accompanied by a parent / guardian.Neonatal babies should 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.