Bon Secours Hospital, Galway

The Bon Secours Hospital, Galway is a private hospital in County Galway, Ireland. The hospital is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health.[1] This includes sister hospitals in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Tralee.[2] The hospital sees over 18,000 patients per annum, comprising 6,000 in-patients and 12,000 day-cases.[3]

Bon Secours Hospital
Bon Secours Health System
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Bon Secours Hospital, Galway
Bon Secours Hospital, Galway is located in Ireland
Bon Secours Hospital, Galway
Shown in Ireland
LocationRenmore, County Galway, Ireland
Coordinates53°16′41″N 9°01′12″W / 53.2781°N 9.0201°W / 53.2781; -9.0201Coordinates: 53°16′41″N 9°01′12″W / 53.2781°N 9.0201°W / 53.2781; -9.0201
Care systemPrivate
Opened1954 (1954)
ListsHospitals in the Republic of Ireland


Bon Secours Hospital Galway was built in 1954 and was known then as Calvary Hospital. It was owned and managed by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary until 1985. Following a short closure, the hospital reopened as Galvia Private Hospital in 1986. In 1998, Galvia Private Hospital was purchased by the Bon Secours Health System.[4]


The hospital had major expansions in 2006 and 2009–2011, and has 120 beds, including 22 day case beds, and provides 4 operating theatres.[3] Services provided include cardiology, clinical neurophysiology, histopathology, physiotherapy, respiratory medicine, endoscopy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, and radiology.[5]


The hospital received Joint Commission International accreditation in 2005.[6]

Notable patientsEdit

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins had patellar surgery at the hospital on 13 December 2011.[7]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Bon Secours Mercy Health". Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Bon Secours Health System - Private Hospitals in Ireland - Cork, Galway, Limerick, Tralee and Dublin". Bon Secours Health System. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Bon Secours Hospital, Galway". Bon Secours Health System. 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  4. ^ "History of the Hospital and Bon Secour". Bon Secours Hospital, Galway. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Departments". Bon Secours Health System. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Joint Commission International (JCI) Accredited Organizations". Joint Commission International. Archived from the original on 2 July 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  7. ^ "Michael D Higgins to undergo knee surgery". RTÉ News. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2011.

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