Temple Street

Children’s University Hospital
Temple Street
Dublin 1
Tel: 01-8784200
Fax: 01-8741751
Email: info@cuh.ie
Website: www.cuh.ie

Cleft Lip and Palate Service
Temple Theatre
Temple Street
Tel: 01-8784701
Fax: 01-8921820

Email: cleft@coh.ie

Cleft Team

Mr Christoph Theopold        
Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Ms Helen Tuffy                      
Cleft Clinical Services Coordinator

Ms Jane Gunn                        
Cleft Nurse Specialist

Ms Tanya Gilroy                    
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Mr Stephen Kieran                
Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon

Mr Padraig O’Ceallaigh        
Maxillofacial Surgeon

Mr Eamonn Mckiernan        
Consultant Orthodontist

Ms Helena Rushe                  
Senior Psychologist

Ms Blaithnaid McCabe        
Social Worker

Mr Martin Cromb                  
Chief Audiologist

Ms Louise Keogh                  
Audiologist Scientist

Ms Noirin Carroll                  
Senior Speech & Language Therapist

Ms Roberta Fleming            
Senior Speech & language Therapist

Ms Celine Lenihan                
Senior Speech & language Therapist

Ms Lorraine McKnight        
Secretary to Mr. Theopold @ 01 8784882

Mr Paul Coffey                      
Clinical Photography

Visiting Hours

11.00hrs – 19.00 hrs (11.00am – 19.00pm)

Bus Routes

3, 11, 11, 13, 13A, 16, 16A, 122

Car Parking

Parking for Visitors and Patients is not available within the Hospital grounds. A car park is situated in nearby Eccles Street (Other side of Dorset Street Lower) between the Mater Public and The Mater Private Hospitals (approximately 3 minutes walking distance). The car park is open between 7.30am and 9.00pm, Monday – Friday.

Pay and display parking is in operation in Temple Street and adjoining Streets. Care should be taken not to leave valuables in your car when street parking.


A taxi rank is located opposite the front steps of the nearby Mater Hospital in Eccles Street (approx. 3 minutes walk)


Nearest station is Drumcondra Station at the junction of Drumcondra Road Lower and St. Anne’s Road North (near the Royal Canal) – The Maynooth Line. Approximately a 15 minute walk from the Hospital. Connolly Station is approximately a 25 minute walk from the Hospital.


Parents can arrange to stay in the Hospital while their child is admitted. It is advisable to check as to bed availability one week in advance of your child’s admittance. The Hospital will try and accommodate parents if they can.

Enquiries can be made to Home sister in charge of accommodation:
Berni Banaher Ext: 300/ Bleep: 746

Location Map

The Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street, is located on the north side of Temple Street, Dublin 1, near George’s Place. St. Francis Clinic can be accessed via a laneway to the right of the main hospital entrance (adjacent to the A&E entrance).

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