New Family Room Opens

St. Monica's Ward welcomes the opening of a new Family Room


100 Miles in a Month - February


Patient Stories

Read the incredible stories of current and past Mater patients


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 improves the lives of every patient, every day.

But, there is much more to be done. The life-saving treatments the hospital provides are expensive. The hospital doesn’t have the budget to help every patient. That is why your support is essential. You save lives.

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

31st October 2018

New Family Room for St Monica’s Ward

On the 19th of September 2018, St. Monica’s Ward Family Room was officially declared open in the Mater Misericordiae Hospital. Thanks to the phenomenal support of people like you, there are…
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Patient Stories
30th October 2018

Beating Leukemia – Patricia Clarke

"It began with a cold sore that wouldn't clear up, and then bruising on my legs. I didn't know what was wrong with me. I went to the doctor on a Monday.…
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10th August 2018

Summer Raffle Winners!

We're delighted to announce the winners of the Mater Foundation Summer Raffle 2018! We asked for your support to help improve cancer patient services in the Mater Hospital. As demands…
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2nd August 2018

How ‘The Great AK’ became a walking miracle after two cancer battles

Alan Kelly’s (‘the great AK’) story of survival from cancer is a remarkable one. Currently in remission from a four year battle with both prostate cancer and acute myeloid leukaemia,…
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30th July 2018

Raffle Draw Date Extended

Due to the large number of tickets returned for our summer raffle, the draw date has been extended to ensure that all tickets can be processed and entered into the…
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23rd May 2018

Spring Raffle Winner Announced

Thank you to all of the supporters who participated in the Mater Foundation’s volunteer stand Spring Raffle 2018. The tickets have been collected and we are happy to announce that…
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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

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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