About Us


The Midland Regional Hospital at Portlaoise is a 152 bedded acute hospital serving the catchment areas of Laois, Offaly, Kildare, Carlow and Tipperary.

The hospital, which was established in 1936, is a Model 3 hospital and is currently part of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group.


Midland Regional Hospital at Portlaoise aspires to improve the health and well-being of the population it serves by providing person centred, safe and effective care.

Mission Statement

Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our aim is to provide quality services grounded in kindness and respect by delivering evidence-informed care; based on teaching and audit whilst supporting staff learning and growth.

Management Team

General Manager: Mr Michael Knowles

Clinical Director: Dr. John Connaughton

Director of Nursing: Ms. Sandra McCarthy

Director of Midwifery: Ms. Maureen Revilles