24 03, 2017

Afternoon Tea / Fashion Show 2016

The Foundation is delighted to report the funds raised in the Afternoon Tea/Fashion Event came to €4,500. Huge credit goes to Denise Ginn, a relative at St. Luke’s Home who put the whole event together, she is a true ambassador for St. Luke’s Home. The video captures the day perfectly, it was a fun filled community focused fundraiser involving all the stake holders at St. Luke’s Home and hopefully the first of many.

As well as raising much needed funds, events such as these really help to raise the profile of St. Luke’s Home and the very important role it […]

24 11, 2016

Freddy Yelverton and the United Nations Veterans

St Luke’s Home were delighted to receive a cheque for €1,500 from Freddy Yelverton and the United Nations Veterans at Collins Barracks towards the ongoing household model of care in Maguire House, St Luke’s Dementia Specific Unit. We are very very grateful, for their support.


23 03, 2016

Visit from Caldwell University to St. Luke’s Home

St Lukes home were delighted to play host to a group of 22 business students and their professors from Caldwell University, New Jersey, USA. Their day in Cork consisted of a trip to Janssen which included a tour of the plant and a presentation from the general manager, Kyran Johnson on the operation and business issues of the day. This was followed by a visit and tour of the St Lukes facility. David O Brien, CEO, gave the group an insight into how Ireland looks after its older generation in terms of nursing home care along with a history of […]

16 03, 2016

Proclamation Day


As part of Proclamation Day our Oldest Resident Ita O’ Donovan raised the National Flag followed by the singing of the National Anthem led by Nagle Community Schoool. Our Chaplain Rev. Sarah Marry led a short reflection and prayers and the event concluded with a few words shared by Ita O’ Donovan



15 09, 2015

Mrs Pauline O’Neill – New Deputy Director of Nursing

St Luke’s Home is delighted to welcome Mrs Pauline O’Neill as its new Deputy Director of Nursing. Pauline joins the Home having worked in a senior management role in St Finbarrs Hospital for several years in the Care of the Elderly.  With a Higher Diploma in Gerontology Pauline is delighted to be on the St Luke’s team and is looking forward to working with everyone in continuing and maintaining the excellent levels of care that St. Luke’s so far has achieved.

15 07, 2015
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    St. Luke’s Home Inaugural Memorial 5km Run – Thursday 10th September 2015

St. Luke’s Home Inaugural Memorial 5km Run – Thursday 10th September 2015

On Thursday, 10th September over 330 runners gathered in Mahon, Cork to support the first St Luke’s Home Memorial 5K Run.  The St. Luke’s Home Foundation wanted to introduce an event to its calendar that embraced the Mahon Community, Health, Fitness and Fun. Everyone involved in the Charity is delighted that the event lived up to these expectations. It was also an opportunity to remember past residents and to involve people of all ages, all families, volunteers, supporters, staff, and indeed all who have an involvement, however small, with the Home.

 Oonagh O’Driscoll, Director of the St Luke’s Home Foundation said: Support for St Luke’s […]

28 04, 2015
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    ‘Living Well with Dementia’ Conference – 23rd April 2015

‘Living Well with Dementia’ Conference – 23rd April 2015

Over 300 delegates and 20 exhibitors gathered for St. Luke’s Home Annual Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork last Thursday. The conference was a great success challenging delegates to ‘think outside the box’.

For testimonials, feedback and interviews click here

Pictured from left-right: Bruce Pierce, Director of Education St. Luke’s Home, Catherine Buckley, Practice Development Lecturer St. Luke’s Home, Prof. Jan Dewing, Key Note Speaker Sue Pembry Chair in Nursing, Queen Margaret University Edinburgh, Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Colton, President St. Luke’s Home



26 02, 2015

Chaplain to St. Luke’s Home

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Right Reverend Dr. Paul Colton has announced the appointment of Reverend Sarah Marry as Chaplain to St Luke’s Home.

Since Rev. Brian O’Rourke moved to Portlaoise in December, Sarah has been regularly visiting the Home in her capacity as a curate in the parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield. In this new appointment she will also serve as the Priest-in-Charge of the parish of St. Anne, Shandon.

Sarah will officially take up this new role shortly after Easter, and on behalf of everyone here we are delighted to welcome her officially to St. Luke’s […]

11 07, 2014
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    St Luke’s Home Presents Final Instalment of €1 million to Marymount Hospice in Cork

St Luke’s Home Presents Final Instalment of €1 million to Marymount Hospice in Cork

Five years ago, when the new Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork was being built on its new site at Curraheen, County Cork, Bishop Paul Colton asked the Directors of St. Luke’s Home in Cork to donate €1 million to the project, and they readily agreed.  The final instalment of that promised €1 million gift was paid recently. Bishop Colton, Chairperson of St. Luke’s, was invited by the chairperson of Marymount, Professor Cillian Twomey, to visit the St. Luke’s Home Day Care Unit at the Hospice which was built using the donation from St. Luke’s.  Also present were the CEOs […]

20 05, 2014

Reminiscence Launch

Oonagh O’Driscoll (St. Luke’s Home) Lord Mayor Councillor Catherine Clancy, Lenore Welch Mc Gahan, David O’Brien (St. Luke’s Home) and Sinead Brady(Pepsico)

Pictured at the launch of Reminiscence in Collins Barracks, Cork. Sponsors: PepsiCo, McCarthy Insurance, Mahon Point, RCI, Qcafe and Homeinstead Senior Care

Noeleen Cronin and Mick O’Driscoll (Home Instead Senior Care) with Alex O’Neill (Mahon Point Shopping Centre)

St Luke's Home is operated by the Board of Directors of St Luke's Home, Cork, CLG.; CRO no 211968; and is a registered Charity CRA no 20029821 - CHY no 11143.
St Luke's Home is registered under the Health Act 2007 (Health Regulations 2009) for 128 residents, HIQA registration no 00290.
St Luke's Home is a member of 'Nursing Homes Ireland'
The Education and Research Centre at Northridge House, the Foundation and Outreach programmes are functions of St Luke’s Charity, Cork, CLG.;
CRO no 003623; CRA no 20001490 - CHY no 0928.