Donate Blood

The blood bank has only a limited reserve of blood at any one time so it’s vital that new blood is donated on a continuous basis – approx 3000 donations are needed each week. There are some conditions you must meet in order to be eligible to give blood – an eligibility quiz is available here:

The offices in D’Olier Street in Dublin are open at the times below:

Day Opening Hours Closing Hours
Monday 1:30pm 6:30pm
Tuesday 11:00am 7:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am 7:00pm
Thursday 11:00am 7:00pm
Friday 10:30am 2:30pm

Other donation centres can be located here: Allow 60 to 90 minutes in total.


“Please give blood” by HowardLake is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Martin Boers