Library, Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise

Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, Co. Laois


The Library is temporarily closed due to Level 5 restrictions, effective 21 October 2020.

For enquiries please phone 086 3800553 or email

Books can be borrowed by appointment only:
Tuesdays: 10:00 – 13:00 


Our staff: Ms. Mary Thompson – Email:

Address: Education Centre, Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Telephone: 057 8696347           



Opening Hours: 10:00 – 13:00  & 14:00 – 16:30  Monday- Friday.   

Study Room and WiFi access available in the Education Centre 08:00 to 21:00 daily.


Use OpenAthens to access our electronic resources. Log in to your OpenAthens account at using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox

Library Services and Resources include:

  • Access to a National  Book Collection
  • Electronic Databases, Tools and Apps
  • Clinical Query service.  Contact us @ if you need assistance with a clinical query or reference search
  • Assistance and training on use of all resources
  • Support for Video Conferencing and Webcast educational events
  • PC and WIFI Access
  • Printing, Scanning & Photocopying facilities
  • Study areas

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