About Us

The €5.5 million project, which was established by the Knights of St. Columbanus and opened in September 2005-. provides 26 en-suite family rooms with a supporting kitchen and lounges where families can meet other families who are in similar situations and can lend support and understanding to each other and draw on their shared experiences.
  • 26 bedrooms
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Secure access
  • Walking distance from hospital
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Help Us


Help with Fundraising Donations, sponsorship and fundraising events are vital to the continuity of this invaluable service. We have ready made packages that make fundraising easy and through our fundraising manager we can help make your efforts a success. Previous fundraising activites included: table quizzes, golf classics, walks, cycles and concerts.

How to HELP

Become a Friend of Brú Columbanus Friends of Brú Columbanus have been established in several areas throughout Munster. Brú Columbanus provides support by way of promotional material and expertise to help in fundraising activities. More friends are needed to ensure our continued success.


Title of Charity: Cardinal Court Company Ltd by Guarantee T/A Bru Columbanus.

Bru Columbanus relies solely on fundraising and the generosity of people and businesses for its annual income.

The charity is registered with the Charities Regulator at 20060282 and with Revenue at CHY16614.


To treat all our donors with respect, honesty and openness. We commit to being accountable and transparent so that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in Bru Columbanus. We promise we will effectively apply your gifts to us for their intended purposes.

We commit that you, our donors and prospective donors will:

  • Be informed of the organisation’s mission, and of the way the organisation intends to use donated resources.
  • Be informed of the identity of those serving on the organisation’s governing board, and that the board will exercise prudent judgement in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • Have access to the organisation’s most recent financial statements.
  • Be assured your gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • Receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • Be assured that information about your donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  • Expect that all relationships with individuals representing the charity will be dealt with professionally.
  • Be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired third party agents.
  • Have easily available the agreed procedures for making and responding to complaints.
  • Have the opportunity for any names to be deleted from mailing lists and to be informed if the organisation intends to share the mailing lists with third parties.
    Receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers to questions you might have of the organization.

Compliance with Governance Code

Bru Columbanus working towards compliance with the Governance Code and is “On the Journey” with the Charities Institute of Ireland

Its annual financial accounts are prepared to the FRS102 standards.

Bru Columbanus Annual Accounts are published online here:

Audited Accounts 2016