Living in Cork

Recently voted third friendliest city in the world, Cork is the gateway to both the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East. Cork has Ireland’s largest coastline of 1,100km which makes up 19% of the Irish coastline which means there are lots of beaches to visit and covers an area of 7,459sq km which is 11% of the Irish State. It is also the second largest natural harbour in the world, after Sydney Harbour in Australia.  

Cork is renowned worldwide for its festivals including Mallow Racing, Home for Easter Festival, Indiependence Music Festival, Cork Harbour Festival, A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Baltimore Fiddle Fair, Cork Jazz Festival, Cork Film Festival and many others. Cork has a rich and vibrant night life, with plenty to do whether you’re interested in music, film, theatre, or even just traditional bars and pubs. If it’s a bit of culture you’re after, there is a wealth of cultural attractions in Cork including: Cork City Gaol, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Blarney Castle & Gardens, University College Cork (UCC), Blarney Stone, Crawford Art Gallery, Elizabeth Fort and Camden Fort. If you fancy some retail therapy we have a variety of high street retail in the city centre and suburban shopping centres.  Those wanting a family day out can enjoy a visit to the many parks, local farms or Fota Wildlife Park. Fota Wildlife Park is one of the leading wildlife and conservation attractions in Ireland. The 100-acre Park cares for animal species in danger of extinction. 

Cork is regarded as the food capital of Ireland with more than 350 artisan producers located in Cork which accounts for over 50% of the total producers in the state and is home to the famous English Market. 

So why not come and stay in what we call the ‘Real Capital’ of Ireland. Click on our Current Vacancies today and explore your future career with a hospital that puts the care in careers

Working in Cork

The Mercy University Hospital is part of the South/Southwest Hospital Group of HSE which is a group of 10 hospitals. The Group’s Academic Partner is University College Cork (UCC). MUH offers significant employment opportunities for Healthcare Professionals in Ireland. If you wish to find out more about us please click here. We support all new employees prior to start and will send you details to support your choices of Transport, Housing, Education, Accommodation, Education and Health Insurance. In addition we will help you get started in Ireland with Revenue and VISA applications.

Cork is a hub for technology and pharmaceutical MNCs in Ireland. Some of the high profile employers include: Apple, Amazon, McAfee, Qualcomm, Logitech, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Novartis, to mention a few.

So if you are looking to start, build, or change your career, then apply to the Mercy University Hospital and join a team that put the care in Careers. Click on our Current Vacancies today. 

Getting to the Mercy

The MUH is committed to being an exemplar model of “one hospital on multiple sites”, evidenced through the governance of off-site MUH services on St Mary’s Health Campus, including the Mercy Local Injury Unit and the Transitional Care Unit. Please click here to access our Transport Guide containing information on the following;

Where we are – MUH Locations

Mercy University Hospital Main Campus

The Lee Road Clinic

The Mercy Injury Unit

St. Francis Unit

Outpatients (OPD)

How to get here – Modes of Transport

Bike to Work Scheme

TFI Bikes

Safe Cycling & Bike Parking

TaxSaver Tickets

TFI Leap Cards

MUH Car Parking

Bus Éireann

Iarnrod Éireann

Park and Ride

MUH Canteen & Discounts

If you are interested in availing of any of the schemes mentioned above, please see the below application forms.
TaxSaver: Bus Éireann
TaxSaver: Iarnrod Éireann
Cycle to work scheme

Open Positions

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About us

was founded in 1857 by the Sisters substantially since its opening. The Mercy University Hospital of Mercy and has expanded

Benefits of working with us

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