Hospital Chaplains



Hospital chaplains provide spiritual care for the hospital community.

We listen to patients and offer the Sacrament of the Sick where appropriate.

We support patients’ families and staff, especially the bereaved.

Hospital Chaplain Telephone

St. John’s - Pastoral Care Department:

Clergy of St. John’s Parish                        061-414624

Ms. Lourda O’Sullivan, (CHC)                    061-462111


University Hospital, Dooradoyle - Pastoral Care Department:

Rev. James O'Donoghue, 37 Gouldavoher Est., Dooradoyle, Limerick

061-301111/ 087-8383525

Rev Eamonn Purcell, 67A Abbey Court, Fr Russell Road, Dooradoyle, Co Limerick

061- 301111 /482437/087-7635617/Fax. 061-485266

Ms Joyce O'Sullivan                         061-482380

Permanent Locum:

Rev. Frances Downes D.P. 087-2059092, Email:


Ms Christine Fitzimmons

St. Joseph’s:

Clergy of St. John’s Parish                                    061-414624

Sr. Rita Killeen - Pastoral                                                      061-415178

Care Worker

Regional Maternity:

Clergy of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish                              087-2997733


St. Camillus’:

Very Rev Donal McNamara & Rev Pat Seaver

St. Nessan’s, Croom:

Very Rev. Garrett Canon Bluett                                              061-397335


St. Ita’s, NewcastleWest:

Very Rev. Frank Canon Duhig                                                069-62141


Milford Care Centre:

Clergy of Our Lady Help of Christians 061-330268

Mr. Brian O’Halloran                                                                 061-331505

Sr. Teresa Ryan                                                                      061-331505

Dr. Frank Murphy                                                                     061-331505


St. Paul’s Home:

Clergy of St Paul’s Parish                                          061-302729 / 304508