OLH&CS - Harold’s Cross Visitor Information

Visiting times

We have implemented a range of changes and protections to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with national guidelines.

  • Visitors are always welcome and we have no set visiting hours. Our doors are always open to family and friends.
  • If you wish to have visitors restricted, please bring this to the attention of the nursing staff and we will do our utmost to support your request.
  • We ask that you respect the privacy of others and that you limit the number visiting at any given time to a maximum of five people.
  • Children are always welcome but must be supervised at all times.
  • Pets are an important part of our families and are welcome to visit. Please check with the Ward Manager in advance.
  • All visitors should clean their hands on entering and leaving OLHCS.
  • During an outbreak please wear a surgical mask on arrival (available in reception/ security) for the duration of your visit.
  • Be advised that visiting restrictions may apply in the event of an Outbreak
  • Please do not visit if you have gastro symptoms, symptoms of a cold or flu, are COVID-19 positive or are a close contact to a COVID-19 positive person – exceptions can be made on case by case basis, please talk to us.
Welcome to Harold’s Cross

How to get here

  • Directions to Harold’s Cross Hospice
  • Dublin Bus
    There is a good bus service from the City Centre to Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services Harold’s Cross. Bus routes: 9, 16, 49 & 54A pass by our front gates. See here for more information https://www.transportforireland.ie/
  • LUAS
    The nearest LUAS stations are the Green Luas Line Charlemont stop which is 1.7km from Harold’s Cross Hospice and the Red Luas Line Fatima stop which is 1.5kms away. See here for more information https://luas.ie/charlemont.html and https://www.luas.ie/fatima.html
  • Parking
    Free parking is available onsite.
  • Cycling
    Bicycle bay available on site near main reception. Please note spaces are limited.
Welcome to Harold’s Cross

General facilities

  • Spacious Palliative Care Bedrooms
  • Family sitting room
  • Family overnight facility
    We have limited access to an overnight room for family members. In general, this is only offered to those families whose loved ones are in the last days of their life. However, please note that every specialist palliative care bedroom has a couch that can fold-down into a bed if required so that you can stay with your loved one. Unfortunately, please note that longer term accommodation cannot be provided.
  • Restaurant
    The restaurant is open daily for breakfast and lunch.
  • Coffee Dock
    The palliative care Coffee Dock is open Monday to Friday 10am to 8pm and at weekends.
  • Gardens
    Beautiful onsite gardens, including a dedicated rose garden with a 1km Sli na Slainte walking route.
  • Chapel / Reflection room
  • Free Visitor Wi-Fi available throughout the premises
  • Children are permitted to visit
    Please check with the Ward Manager in advance.
  • Flowers are accepted in the Hospice
  • On-site shop
    With access to newspapers, confectionary and general items including toiletries.
  • The Hospice is a smoke-free campus
    However, there is a small designated smoking shelter for residents and visitors on the grounds.
  • Letters and parcels are…
    Delivered to the wards on a daily basis. Patients can easily post letters and can contact their ward clerk in this regard. Only letters bearing a postage stamp will be posted.
  • Electric Vehicles
    Charging of electric vehicles on site is available with two charging stations.

Local amenities

  • Harold’s Cross Park is 500 metres away from the main entrance to the Hospice with a small café located in the park
  • A pan-Asian casual-dining restaurant ‘HX46’ is 50 metres away from the main entrance to the Hospice

Contact us

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, D6W RY72.

T: +353 (0)1 406 8700 | E: info@olh.ie