St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (DAC) is an Irish company governed by Irish company law. Established in 2002, it is a private company, limited by shares which provides medical, surgical, nursing services, accommodation, education and research at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital and St. Vincent’s Private Hospital. The three hospitals are branches of the main company which has charitable status.
St. Vincent’s University Hospital was founded in 1834 by the Religious Sisters of Charity (RSC) who in 2017 announced the decision to transfer their shares to a newly formed company with charitable status called ‘St. Vincent’s Holdings (CLG)’.