What we do

The Department is based at the Jonathan Swift Clinic (JSC), St. James's Hospital and provides services to a population of approx 136,000 in Dublin South City and suburbs. The catchment area includes all of Dublin 8 and parts of Dublin 6, 12, 14 and 16.

The St James's Hospital Mental Health Services catchment area is divided into 3 sectors: The Camac Sector is based in Inchicore Primary Care Centre, Mental Health Department, and serves the need of the South Inner City.  Drimnagh Sector is based in St Martha's Day Service and serves the needs of parts of Crumlin and Drimnagh. The Owen Doher Sector is presently based in the Jonathan Swift Clinic and serves the needs of suburban areas such as Terenure, Rathgar, Rathfarnham and Ballyboden.

Our service is based on a multidisciplinary team treatment model. Each team comprises a Consultant Psychiatrist, registrar, psychiatric nurse, community psychiatric nurse, social worker and occupational therapist.

Contact Details

Phone: 01 416 2621
Fax: (01) 410 3474

Postal address:
Jonathan Swift Clinic,
St. James’s Hospital,
James’s Street,
Dublin 8

Title  Name  Phone E-mail
Reception    (01) 416 2621 / 6  
Fownes Ward   (01) 410 3138  
Beckett Ward (01) 410 3136
Conolly Norman Unit  (01) 410 3137 
Owendoher Day Hospital  (01) 410 3148 / 410 3149 Fax: (01) 410 3474 
Outpatients, Suite 5 (01) 416 2810 / 6 (mornings only)
Secretaries’ office (01) 416 2632 / 4162633
St. Martha’s Day Service (01) 4152100 Fax: (01) 454 9081

Psychiatry Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details 
Psychiatry  Monday am  Outpatients Suite 5  Prof. Gill / Prof. Corvin
Psychiatry  Monday am  Outpatients Suite 5 Dr. Scully 
Psychiatry Tuesday am Outpatients Suite 5  Prof. Lawlor 
Psychiatry Wednesday am Outpatients Suite 5 Dr. Condren 
Psychiatry Wednesday am  Outpatients Suite 5 Dr. Scully 
Psychiatry Thursday am Inchicore Primary Care Centre Dr. Flynn
Psychiatry Thursday pm Outpatients Suite 5 Prof. Gill / Prof. Corvin
Psychiatryl Friday am Inchicore Primary Care Centre  Dr. Crumlish


Consultant Speciality (directorate) Email Telephone & fax
Dr. J Golden


Tel: (01) 410 3186
Fax: (01) 410 3052
Nurse liaison: Tel:
Dr. E Greene Psychiatrist Tel:
Nurse liaison: Tel:
Dr. Paul Scully Psychiatry Tel: (01) 416 2621
Nurse liaison: Tel:
Dr. M. Staines Psychiatrist Tel: (01) 626 4444
Nurse liaison: Tel:

Referral Process

All roads covered within the St James's Mental Health Services catchment area are listed below.  Referrals for patients living within these areas should be sent as follows:

  • Camac to Inchicore Primary Care Centre, Mental Health Service, Bulfin Road, Dublin 8.
  • Drimnagh to St. Martha's Day Service, Kilmainham, 730 SCR, Dublin 8.
  • Owen Doher Day Service, Jonathan Swift clinic, St James's Hospital.
  • Referrals for persons over 65 years should be sent to the Martha Whiteway Day Hospital,Mercer's Institute for Successful Aging, (MISA), St James's Hospital, James's Street, Dublin 8.

In the event of a query about the catchment area , please contact :

  • Camac and Drimnagh sectors: Nurse Manager, Inchicore Primary Care Centre Ph 4716320 Fax 4716485
  • Owen Doher sector: Jonathan Swift Clinic, Ph 4103149. Fax 4103474
  • Psychiatry for Older Persons: Martha Whiteway Day Hospital, Mercer's Institute for Successful Aging, (MISA), St James's Hospital James's St. Ph 4103186. Fax No. 4103052
  • All out of hours queries should be directed to the Jonathan Swift Clinic. Ph 4162621

Clinical Nurse Managers
Inchicore Primary Care Centre: Kieran Corrigan. Clinical Nurse Manager
Owendoher Day Service: Karen Loughrey. Clinical Nurse Manager
Jonathan Swift Clinic: Ollie Mernagh. Clinical Nurse Manager
Martha Whiteway Day Hospital: Dermot Reilly. Clinical Nurse Manager 2

Referral Form for Adult Mental Health Services

Mental Health Catchment Area (PDF 123Kb)

Mental Health Directory (PDF 732Kb)