The In4kids network includes hospitals, universities and research centers all across Ireland. 



  • Cork University Hospital
  • Cork University Maternity Hospital
  • University Hospital Galway
  • University Hospital Limerick
  • Children’s Health Ireland @ Temple Street
  • Children’s Health Ireland @ Crumlin
  • Children’s Health Ireland @ Tallaght
  • St James Hospital
  • The Rotunda Hospital
  • Coombe Women’s Hospital
  • National Maternity Hospital


  • University College Cork
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • University of Limerick
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Dublin
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

International Networks

  • European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA)
  • Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (PECRIN)
  • Conect4Children (c4c)
  • General and Adolescent Paediatric Research Collaborative UK & Ireland (GAPRUKI)

HRB Research Centres

  • HRB Clinical Research Facility – CORK
  • HRB Clinical Research Facility – GALWAY
  • HRM Trial Methodology Research Network
  • CHI Clinical Reserach Centre
  • HRB National Clinical Trials Office

Other Agencies

  • Health Research Board (HRB)
  • Linn Dara Inpatient Unit CAMHS
  • Irish Neonatal Health Alliance

Other Research Centres & Networks

An interdisciplinary initiative to integrate and promote research in Trinity College Dublin in all aspects of childhood and children’s biological, psychological, cognitive and socio-emotional development and well-being.

The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research (INFANT) is Ireland’s first translational research centre focused entirely on pregnancy, birth and early childhood. 


NBCI encompasses all research in neonatal brain injury. Its members include experts in neonatology, paediatrics, neurodevelopment, clinical trials and methodology, pharmacology, epidemiology, biostatistics, translational research and neuroimaging. Family involvement is a core component of all of our research and PPI representation is key in all consortium activities and projects.