Making the most of short and precious lives

Our Vision: "All children who need us, can access us"

Family Section

When life is short, two things become very important to families:  the quality of life and making the most of every day…….

LauraLynn is Ireland’s only children’s hospice and all our services are provided free to families. LauraLynn can help by:

  • Providing respite, transitional and crisis care for children with life-limiting conditions in their family home through our LauraLynn@HOME programme or in LauraLynn House – a home away from home.
  • Working closely with our health care colleagues in the hospitals and communities.
  • Providing End-of-Life care where necessary with on-going support for the family following the death of their child.

Professionals Section

Children with life-limiting conditions journey with many partners.  At LauraLynn, we recognise that working together is the very best way to achieve excellence in care for children.

  • Our Care Team provides care, guidance and support for children and their families; parents will always remain the  child’s primary care givers. 
  • Our Clinical Education and Research Team provide educational programmes on a range of issues to develop clinical skills and understanding to respond to the need of children, parents and professionals alike.

LauraLynn News

Let us keep you posted!

See all news

Call for review of National Children’s Palliative Care Policy

Their has been a call for a review of National Children’s Palliative Care Policy as new figures reveal a three-fold increase in Irish children with a life-limiting condition True prevalence…

Read More

Family Fun & Relaxation Weekend

Some of our families joined us in LauraLynn last weekend for a two day camp staycation! Our families enjoyed planned activities which included an indulgent relaxing afternoon at Peacock Salon…

Read More

See all news