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Hospital Group: Children's Hospital Group


Payment Machines are located inside the hospital at Main Reception and inside the foyer of the Main Out Patients Department only. Please note there are no payment machines outside in the car park.

  • 0 to 2 hours, €2.40
  • 2 to 3 hours, €6.00
  • 3 to 4 hours, €7.50
  • 4 to 5 hours, €8.50
  • 5 to 24 hours, €10.00

Concession Rates for Parent/Guardians of Inpatients

The parents/guardians of inpatients who stay more than 10 days at a time qualify for a reduced car park rate. Please ask your child's nurse for an application form. Reduced car park rate is €36 for the first week and €10 per week thereafter.

Disabled Parking Spaces

There are disabled car spaces available directly outside the Main Hospital Entrance and in the patients/visitors Car park. You must display a valid Disable Driver sticker.

Car parking on the hospital site is very limited and, between the hours of 9am to 4pm, there is a high demand for car parking spaces. There is one general patient/visitors car park located at Entrance 1 at the Main Outpatients Area on Cooley Road. All car parks on site are managed on behalf of the hospital by an external contractor. Please do not park your car on yellow lines or on public footpaths in the surrounding areas of the hospital as clamping is in operation. The hospital encourages the use of public transport where possible.

Iveagh Grounds Public Car Park - 10 minutes walk from hospital

Families/ Staff can avail of the public car park in Iveagh Grounds, Crumlin Road, Dublin 12 at a cost of €2 per day. This car park is not operated by the hospital and is used by the general public.

Visiting Hours

Visit olchc.ie for up to date information on outpatient appointments, inpatient surgeries and visiting arrangements.


There are two coffee shops located on the ground floor of the hospital, beside the canteen and main out patients departments and are run by outside management franchise.

Jelly Bean

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.

Market Kitchen

Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 6pm.

Saturday and Sunday: 7.30am to 5pm.


The Hospital Shop is open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 9.30am to 8pm offering a variety of drinks, juices, snacks, tea, coffee, etc.

The Ashleaf Shopping Centre in Crumlin Village, is a 15 minute walk from the hospital.


There is a Pharmacy available adjacent to the hospital on Errigal Road.  Medical Card prescriptions are available at this pharmacy.  This is an independent community pharmacy and is not managed by the hospital.


There is an ATM located opposite the Jelly Bean coffee shop in the Main Out Patients Department.

Internet Access

CHI at Crumlin presently provides free guest Wi-Fi in the following areas only: Emergency Department, Children’s Heart Centre, Nazareth Ward, Our Lady’s Ward, PICU1, St Anne’s Ward, St Joseph’s Ward, St John’s Ward, St Michael’s Ward, St Peter’s Ward, Transitional Care Unit, Surgical Day Unit and Parents’ Accommodation. 

All parents/guardians must agree to terms and conditions before logging onto our Guest Wi-Fi.

If your child requires access to the Media Guest Wi-Fi for use with gamesconsoles, smart TV etc. please contact the Nurse Ward Manager.

Pastoral Care

The hospital chapel, which is located on the ground floor is open for quiet prayer and reflection 24 hours a day.

Please read chapel noticeboard for Mass Times.

Clergy of other denominations visit the hospital regularly.

If you would like to see a chaplain or a minister of religion, please ask a member of the Nursing Staff.

Patient Advocacy Liaison Service (PALS)

Email: patientfeedbackandsupport@olchc.ie

Smoke-free campus

All our hospitals are smoke-free campuses. Smoking is not allowed throughout the hospital and the hospital grounds. Supports available to give up smoking


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Page last reviewed: Nov. 9, 2023, 3:23 p.m.