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After Hours Support

Talk with a Service Counsellor on the Phone

If you would like to talk with a Counsellor on the phone after or during hours Mon-Fri or at anytime during the weekend (Sat/Sun) please freephone the DCU Counselling & Personal Development service in association with Inspire Wellbeing confidential phone number :  1800 816 938

This service freephone line is :

  • open 24/7, 365 days a year
  • available to all registered DCU students
  • operational from anywhere in the Republic of Ireland

DCU Security 

For Emergency/Campus Security 24/7 for all campuses please phone  01 - 7005999

When you dial this number you will be given the following message with four options:

  • Dial 1 FOR EMERGENCIES.  Please note this option will connect you to the main Security Control Room, located on the Glasnevin campus and is to be used for genuine emergencies only where there is a threat to the safety/well-being of an individual or facilities/property.  Non-emergency calls will not be accepted on this line.

For non-emergencies/routine security assistance requests:

  • Dial 2 for Security on Glasnevin campus
  • Dial 3 for Security on St Patricks campus
  • Dial 4 for Security on All Hallows campus

Emergency Services 

  Fire Brigade, Gardai and Ambulance   Telephone : 999 or 112

Local Hospitals

  Mater Hospital           Telephone :  01 8032000

  Beaumont Hospital    Telephone :  01 8093000

  St. Vincents Hospital, Fairview  Telephone :  01 8842400

Your nearest Accident and Emergency Department or Health Service


  Telephone : 116 123 (A national 24/7 hour helpline)

   Drop in centre at : 112 Marlboro Street, Dublin 1.    Open from 10am to 10pm

   For 24 hour confidential email Listening Support       e-mail:

   For 24 hour confidential text support        text to 087-2609090


  A national support helpline for issues relating to depression and anxiety.  Telephone : 1890 303 302

  This helpline is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm.

Pieta House

   Preventing suicide and self-harm    Telephone : 01 8831000 - Dublin North

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

 This helpline is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.   Telephone :  1800 77 88 88

Out of Hours GP Service         D Doc Local 1850 224477 Out of hours GP

  Monday to Friday 6pm - 8am,        Sat/Sun/Bank holidays 24 hours.


External Support Links

For a full list of external supports go to