Welcome to the Discipline of Paediatric Medicine

Professor Eleanor Molloy, Head of Discipline

The Discipline of Paediatrics at the University of Dublin Trinity College is based in the Tallaght University Hospital. The hospital has a long history of expertise in the training of clinical professionals. It is the oldest paediatric teaching hospital in Ireland and the UK and has a long association with Trinity College, dating back to 1821. A major objective of The Hospital since its foundation is the training of medical and nursing students and it has a recognised tradition of excellence in paediatric teaching. Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes are provided by the Discipline of Paediatrics and in addition, extensive national and international research is conducted.

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