Blackrock Clinic

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Blackrock Clinic
Location Blackrock, South County Dublin, Ireland
Care system Private
Hospital type General
Founded 1984
Website Blackrock Clinic

Blackrock Clinic in Blackrock, Dublin was co-founded in 1984 by surgeons Joseph Sheehan, his brother Jimmy Sheehan, Maurice Neligan and Nuclear Medicine Specialist George Duffy as a private, high-tech hospital offering healthcare to private patients. Today it has contracts with all the main Irish health insurance companies as well as being available to private self paying patients.[1][2]

A teaching hospital, it is associated with both the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and University College Dublin.

In March 2008, the clinic announced a major, €100 million expansion over a five-year period, with the goal of doubling its capacity. Work was completed in spring 2014 and all accommodation is now private en suite.

Blackrock Clinic now has over 300 consultants registered on its Medical Society, representing over 40 medical specialties. The hospital has been awarded the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation for over 10 years.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Blackrock Clinic set for €100m extension". The Irish Times. 19 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  2. ^ Kehoe, Ian (22 June 2008). "Blackrock Clinic head to open US clinic". The Sunday Business Post. Archived from the original on 29 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  3. ^ "Blackrock clinic undergoes major surgery". Dublin People. 6 March 2008. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 

Coordinates: 53°18′14″N 6°11′17″W / 53.303910°N 6.187943°W / 53.303910; -6.187943