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St. Finbarr's Hospital

St. Finbarr's Hospital
Health Service Executive
Location Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Care system HSE
Hospital type Maternity

St. Finbarr's Hospital is a public hospital on the South Douglas Road, Cork City, Ireland. It is the main maternity hospital, children's hospital and blood donation centre in Cork City.

The hospital was originally the Workhouse for Cork city, constructed by the Poor Law Guardians in 1841; the architect was [1]

After a number of extensions to the Workhouse, its name was changed to the Cork District Hospital in 1898. It later became the Cork County Home and Hospital.[2][3] In 1923 it was designated by ministerial order as responsible for the treatment of Medical, Surgical and Maternity cases, and cases of infectious and contagious diseases.[4]


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