Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital

The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital is a public teaching hospital in Dublin 2. It was founded in 1897 and is the National Referral Centre for both Eye and Ear, and Nose & Throat disorders.

It is a Public Voluntary Hospital, known affectionately by generations of Dubliners as the “Eye and Ear”. The hospital treats over 14,000 inpatients and day cases, and approximately 80,000 outpatients, including attendances in the Emergency Department.

It houses the National Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory and Registry of Ireland.

Our Services

Hospital Departments include:
- Accident & Emergency
- Anaesthetics
- Audiology
- Ear Nose & Throat Outpatients
- Eye Outpatient
- Haemovigilance
- Medical Social Worker
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Ophthalmology
- Outpatients
- Orthoptics
- Otolaryngology ENT-HN
- Pathology
- Pharmacy
- Photographic
- Physiotherapy
- Radiology
- Speech and Language
- Theatre & Recovery

Contact Details

Address: Adelaide Road, Dublin 2
Main switchboard:
(01) 664 4600
Google Map:

General Visiting Hours

Please consult the hospital website for visitor guidelines and restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.