The Central Mental Hospital is currently located in Dundrum, Dublin and provides a range of forensic mental health services to its patients. This service will be moving to a new site in Portrane, North County Dublin in 2020.
The National Forensic Mental Health Service (NFMHS) Portrane is a new state-of-the-art facility located 22km from Dublin City in Portrane, North County Dublin which is currently under construction.
The new facility can provide care for up to 170 patients in the Portrane facility and will continue to provide community and prison in-reach services. The NFHMS Portrane will also have a Forensic Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (FCAMHS) Unit and Intensive Care Rehabilitation Unit (ICRU).