Contact Names/Numbers/Email Addresses


Ian O'GormanHead of Catering414 2970
Valentine MahonFood Production Manager414 2977
Gemma DuignanExecutive Chef414 2977
Breda Fagan Dining Room Supervisor414 2979
Coror FahertyQuality Assurance Manager414 2975
Maura DowlingPurchasing Manager414 3899
Susan Graydon/Patrica RiceFood Related Queries for Patients414 2979
Frank NeylonFood & Beverage Manager414 2984

Description of Department/Service

Tallaght Hospital Catering Department

Welcome to the Catering Department. We aim to provide the best possible service to our patients, staff and visitors.

Our Objectives

To offer excellence in both food and service to our customers.

Meals for patients and staff are produced and prepared in our modern equipped main kitchen using a hybrid system of cook chill and cook fresh. A choice menu is offered to our patients which is designed to meet their nutritional needs and service requirements.

We endeavour to meet all the individual food requirements of our customers. These may be therapeutic and special diets for patients or dishs required by nationality and religion of our multi-ethnic customer base.

 Our Restaurant

Our restaurant is situated on the ground floor

We provide a full breakfast and lunch menu.

 Our opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 7.30am to 3pm

Recovery Doc Coffee Shop

The Coffee Shop is situated in the Dining Room, on the ground floor. We offer a selection of Danish pastires, Croissants, Homemade Scones, cakes and buns.

Our Opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 9am - 3pm

Patient Ward Services

Patient meals are served between 7.30am and 8pm Monday to Sunday

Breakfast7.30am
Morning Break11.00am
Lunch12.15pm
Evening Meal4.45pm
Late Evening Beverage8.00pm

Awards and Achievements

  • Happy Heart at Work
  • Hygiene Mark
  • National Q Mark - Sapphire Standard Regional Winners 2010