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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Visitor Restrictions

Last year
Only one visitor and no children: What are visiting restrictions like for hospitals currently?
A report by
Tadgh McNally
Visiting restrictions are decided by individual hospitals based on a risk assessment.
Campaigners to raise gaps in partners' access at maternity hospitals in meeting with HSE
Linda Kelly of Better Maternity Care says limits on partners’ access during maternity care ‘cannot continue’ as Covid restrictions lift.
All time
No more than four households to meet inside homes in coming weeks, public advised
Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced a number of new Covid restrictions this evening.
Rotunda Hospital will relax restrictions for antenatal appointments from 1 November
Only one nominated companion or partner is allowed to visit the hospital.
Rotunda Hospital to relax some Covid-19 restrictions for partners from Monday
The hospital has issued new guidelines following the public criticism.
Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak
Members of the public needing less urgent treatment have also been asked to avail, where possible, of other care services.
Visitor restrictions at Cork University Hospital
It’s because of an outbreak of flu in the hospital.
Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug
Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.
Beaumont Hospital appeals to visitors over winter vomiting bug
The hospital says no children should be brought in as visitors and that people should avoid unnecessary visits to the hospital.