100 Miles in a Month September 2022

Go the extra mile for patient care!


Support The Mater Hospital

Your support advances care for every patient, every day.

But, there is much more to be done. Our goal is to provide the best in medical care to all those who need it – irrespective of their means. That is why your support is so important. You make a lifesaving difference.



Who we are

The Mater Foundation exists to inspire financial support for the Mater Public Hospital, so that it can continue to provide world-class patient care 


What we do

We make sure the amazing generosity of our supporters gives every patients and every family who loves them, the very best of care in the Mater Hospital


Get involved

Become a supporter and start fundraising to make a real difference to patients from all over Ireland

30th November 2021

Impact Report 2020

We are incredibly proud to officially launch our 2020 Impact Report and to invite you to read through our achievements during A Year Like No Other. 2020 was a year…
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18th November 2021

Dickie Dip 2021 Raises Over €136,000!

On Saturday the 6th of November, an incredible 500 brave men took to the icy cold waters of Skerries South Beach in nothing but a bow tie to raise vital funds…
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15th November 2021

Trustees Week 2021

Today marks the beginning of Trustees Week 2021, a whole week dedicated to celebrating the invaluable work of Trustees in the Charity Sector.  The Mater Foundation Trustees have played a…
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30th September 2021

Heart of the Mater: Autumn Newsletter 2021

The Autumn 2021 edition of our supporter newsletter, Heart of the Mater, is now available to read online. Flip through the pages below to find out all about the impact…
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8th September 2021

Ryan Andrews takes on Hell for the Mater Foundation

The Mater Foundation is delighted to announce that Ryan Andrews, best known as Fair City's Sean Cassidy, is taking his support for the Mater Public Hospital to new extremes by…
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8th April 2021

Register for 100 Miles in a Month!

Help support the Mater Hospital and sign up for our 100 Miles in a Month challenge! It's an incredible opportunity to help you keep fit and healthy throughout the month…
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How you can make the difference

There are many ways to give and get involved



From regular giving, to a once-off donation, every cent counts


Organise an event

Get creative and organise an event in your community for the Mater Hospital



Your company can improve the lives of patients, while building workplace morale and engagement.


Take on a challenge

Running? Cycling? Hiking? There are countless ways to support us while having a wonderful time

The impact you’ve made

Thanks to you, life-saving care is given to patients every day in the Mater Hospital.


Over 8,000 patients are treated on the cancer day ward each year


Over 10,000 people have been screened for inherited cardiac conditions, such as sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) since 2007


Over 11,500 surgeries take place in the hospital each year

But, it isn’t just about numbers. There are real, brave people behind these statistics. Read their inspiring stories.

People you’ve helped

Improving care for patients of the Mater Hospital is at the heart of everything we do.

Thanks to our amazing supporters, life-saving care is given to patients every day in the Mater Hospital. On many occasions, we get to meet with those whose lives have been changed because of it, and it continues to inspire us to work even harder to ensure incredible care is delivered to all. Read some of these patient and supporter stories.

Take part in upcoming challenges

From fun runs to marathons, charity cycles to concerts – there are so many ways to support

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