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Merlin Park University Hospital

Phone : 091 544 544

Website: https://saolta.ie/hospital/mpuh

Old Road, Galway City, Galway, H91 N973

Map and directions For Merlin Park University Hospital

Hospital Group: Saolta University Health Care Group


Free patient parking is available at the hospital.

Visiting Hours

Information for visitors

Visiting times are:

  • 2pm to 4pmĀ 
  • 6pm to 8pm

Please do not visit a patient in the hospital if you are feeling unwell. If you have symptoms like a sore throat, cough, temperature, shortness of breath or please do not visit the hospital to help keep vulnerable patients safe.

Important information- there is limited visits in outbreak wards.

If the hospital is managing an infectious outbreak on a ward then access to visitors will be limited to protect patients and visitors.

Visitors need to follow public health guidance and use hand sanitiser regularly during their visit to the hospital. Face masks are available throughout the hospital.

Maternity department

Nominated support partners can visit between 9am and 8pm.


The hospital is served by Bus Eireann, route 402.

Plan your journey here: https://www.transportforireland.ie/


The coffee shop and shop in MPUH are open to members of the public on Monday to Thursday from 7.30am to 4pm and on Friday from 7.30am to 2.30pm. The shop provides tea, coffee, snacks and sandwiches as well as newspapers, magazines and toiletries.

Internet Access

Free public wifi is available in certain areas of the hospital.

Pastoral Care

A Chaplaincy Service is available to all patients.

Patient Advocacy Liaison Service (PALS)

Patient Advocacy Liaison Services are available at Galway University Hospitals. Phone the hospital on 091 524 544 or ask any member of staff if you wish to speak wth a PALS officer.

Payment Information

Patients should phone the number on the back of their invoice to make a payment.

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, 3:43 p.m.