100 Miles in a Month - February 2020


Urgent Needs

We need to raise €3 million per year to improve the care for patients and their families.


Take on a Challenge!

Make your miles Mater this year with a fun, physical challenge for patient care!

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

16th August 2019

Summer Hamper Raffle Winner Announced

Thank you to all of our supporters who supported  the Mater Foundation’s volunteer stand Summer Hamper Raffle 2019. We are delighted to announce the winner! Congratulations to Elaine Tate of…
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31st July 2019

Summer Raffle Winners Announced!

We are delighted to announce our Summer Raffle winner. The draw took place today at the Heart House in the presence of Garda Tríona MacGuinness. Nursing staff from the Mater…
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23rd May 2019

New Care Packs Assembled for the Homeless

On average, the Mater’s Emergency Department sees four homeless people per day looking for help. Witness to the devastating effects on people’s health and well being, the Social Care Dept.…
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15th March 2019

Commemorating over 200 specialist surgeries completed at the Mater Hospital

On Wednesday, 6th March, the Mater Hospital hosted a commemorative event marking the 200th HIPEC (Heated Intra-Peritoneal Chemotherapy) procedure given to cancer patients in Ireland. Alongside this, was the roll out…
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21st February 2019

Transforming Cancer Surgical Care in the Mater

Transforming Cancer Surgical Care The campaign for a Robotic Surgical Programme   The Mater Hospital aims to bring a Robotic Surgical Programme to public patients in Ireland.  The preferred practice…
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21st February 2019

The Ballad of Ciaránín Óg – in memory of Ciarán Maree

A new album featuring some of Ireland’s most prolific country singers has recently launched, in memory of Ciarán Maree. The youngest of six children from Navan, Co Meath, Ciarán passed away…
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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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