Welcome to the Discipline of Paediatric Medicine
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.