For over 165 years, Mercy University Hospital has been caring for the sick and injured. The hospital has been a place of respite for the older and infirm. It has been a place of healing, comfort and compassion and has been a progressive and innovative hospital whilst maintaining its voluntary ethos of supporting and caring for its patients.

About the Foundation

Set up in 2007 The Foundation is responsible for developing giving opportunities and encouraging charitable contributions from within the community towards the work being carried out in the Hospital. We are also responsible for ensuring that funds raised for The Mercy University Hospital are managed efficiently and allocated in a transparent manner in line with our donors’ wishes and in line with our Code of Ethics and Donor Charter.

The Foundation welcomes the Charities Bill and the creation of a Charities Regulator. The Foundation has signed up to the “The Guidelines for Charitable Organisations Fundraising from the Public” if you would like to read more about our Public Compliance Statement just click here. If you would like to read about our Complaints Policy click here. Alternatively, if you would like to read more about “The Guidelines for Charitable Organisations Fundraising from the Public” just click here.

By developing a close working relationship with the health care professionals and management within the Mercy University Hospital as well as our donors and supporters The Foundation will help to provide life-saving, life-changing support.

Funds raised through the Mercy University Hospital Foundation are used to purchase state-of-the-art equipment, to enhance and develop services and to help Hospital staff in providing a world-class service in a world-class hospital.

Charities Institute of Ireland - 2024 Triple Lock Member - Mercy University Hospital Foundation Cork, 9 Dyke Parade Cork, T12 EY91.

The Mercy University Hospital Foundation has achieved Triple Lock Status with the Charities Institute of Ireland. This ensures we actively demonstrate openness, transparency and integrity to our beneficiaries and donors and that our charity operates to the triple lock standards – transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance. Please view this video if you wish to find out more about the Triple Lock.