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 Hospital 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 patient 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

Autumn 2023 Heart of the Mater newsletter
25th September 2023

Check out Autumn’s ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter!

Our Autumn edition of our ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter drops this week! Read the incredible story of Martin's Heart and Liver transplant - another medical 'first' in Ireland.  Grab…
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Go Pink for Breast Cancer Care at the Mater Hospital
12th September 2023

Go Pink in October and raise vital funds for breast cancer patients

Go Pink in October and raise vital funds for   breast cancer patients in the Mater Public Hospital The Mater Hospital Foundation is calling on companies, individuals and communities to take…
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Mater Hospital performs 1000th Robotic Surgery
18th August 2023

Mater Hospital performs 1000th Robotics-Assisted Surgery

Mater Hospital performs 1000th Robotics-Assisted Surgery. The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital has reached an important milestone this month, as surgeons complete the 1000th robotics-assisted surgery. The Robotic Surgical Programme is…
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Join the Mater Hospital Foundation's Abseil Challenge at Dalkey Quarry
17th August 2023

Reach new heights in support of the Mater Public Hospital

Reach new heights in support of the Mater Public Hospital! Join us on Friday, 29th September in Dalkey Quarry and take on a team-building event that soars above the rest!…
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16th June 2023

New partnership with Bear Races announced!

The Mater Hospital Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with Bear Races; organisers of the Clontarf Half Marathon and eight other running events in six different locations across…
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7th June 2023

It’s your Summer ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter!

Our Summer edition of our ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter drops this week! You can read about how innovative surgery helped Derek battle Stage 4 cancer in two organs.  Spend…
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Fundraise in memory of a loved one

Your loved one holds a special place in your heart. Creating a Mater Hospital Foundation In Memory page helps celebrate their life and your shared memories while giving friends and family the opportunity to support the Mater Hospital. Click here to create your own In Memory page. 

Create your own In Memory page – A space to leave messages of love and support, share photos and raise donations in memory of your loved one.

Donate in memory of a loved one – Give a donation to an existing In Memory page and support the Mater Public Hospital.

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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