Mercy Care South is a trustee structure established by the Sisters of Mercy, Southern Province,
to assume the trustee and governance roles exercised by the Sisters in respect of Mercy University
Hospital Cork CLG
and Mercy University Hospital Cork Foundation CLG
since the foundation of both entities
The Mercy Care South corporate structure comprises a civil law company with its own
in compliance with the Companies Act 2014, and a canonical entity operating under its
Canonical Statues & By-Laws.
be conducted in the spirit of Catherine McAuley, Foundress of the Sisters of
Mercy, and in accordance with the principles of Catholic Healthcare.
to their tradition the Sisters of Mercy believe it is essential that the
distinctive characteristics of that tradition should be as clear as possible to
enable and empower lay persons in positions of leadership, responsibility and
guidance, to continue the Mission Vision of Catherine McAuley in the delivery
of quality healthcare to people of all faiths and none. (Governance Charter)