Research Ethics Committee

Chairperson: Ms Marie Hickey-Dwyer, Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick.

Local committee checklist

Committee contact details

  • Name of Committee: HSE Mid-Western Regional Hospital Research Ethics Committee
  • Contact Person: Ms. Joanne O’Connor.
  • Position: Secretary
  • Address:  Patient Safety & Quality Directorate, 3rd Floor Nurses Home, University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick.
  • Tel: 061 482519
  • E-Mail:     

Committee remit

Reviews applications to conduct research in:

  • Local Health Office Area Ennis
  • Local Health Office Area Nenagh
  • Local Health Office Area Croom
  • University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick.
  • University Maternity Hospital Limerick.   
  • Croom Hospital.                                              
  • Ennis Hospital.                             
  • Nenagh Hospital.

Local requirements

All applications should be typed and signed and dated by the principal investigator with this copy sent by post.

One copy of complete applications should be sent to the secretary by email together with 16 hard copies sent to the secretary at the above address. 


€150.00 per Site Assessment Agreement / €1,050.00 Clinical Trial.

Contact  for further information Ms. Joanne O’Connor, Committee Secretary, for more information. Tel 061 482519, E-Mail