The Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust (ISAT)
has conducted a survey in each Health Service Executive (HSE)
area in Ireland in order to identify the location of Specialist Medical
Professionals. The contact co-ordinates of all Sleep Clinics in Ireland that
are capable of offering treatment to sleep apnoea patients and people
with other sleep disorders in Ireland are listed below.
List of Sleep Clinics and Sleep Laboratories in Ireland sorted Alphabetically.
Click on any one from the list below and
a new browser page will open giving relative Irish Sleep Clinics contact co-ordinates,
specialist name, address and telephone numbers and an interactive map,
showing the exact location of the sleep
Specialist Medical Professionals treating Sleep Apnoea & Sleep Disorders.
SOME TIPS IN DEALING WITH
SUSPECTED SLEEP APNOEA
The following symptoms indicate that you may be suffering from a respiratory sleep disorder such as Sleep Apnoea:
Cessation of breathing during sleep,
followed by an abrupt awakening
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
- Difficulty with concentration or repetitive tasks
Difficulty with staying awake while
watching television or reading
- Difficulty/impairment of short term memory
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Neck/collar size of 17 inches plus
These symptoms are merely
indicators and are not meant as a definitive diagnosis.
Contact your General Practitioner/Family Doctor.
Explain the symptoms and request a referral to a
If your symptoms include Excessive Daytime
Sleepiness and affect your ability to drive or operate machinery you
should stop these activities immediately as you are a danger to
yourself, your family and your work colleagues.
Your GP should also inform the Sleep Clinic that your symptoms
might be a danger to yourself and others.
If possible, agree or request to be placed on a
‘cancellation list’, however you must be available at short notice
should a vacancy arise.
If you are unable to attend for your appointment
make sure to let the Sleep Clinic know well in advance as they will be
able to contact someone on the ‘cancellation list’.
Follow all instructions from the Sleep Clinic.
Remember, the only definite way to diagnose a
respiratory sleep disorder is by way of a Sleep Study (Polysomnogram).
These can only be carried out by qualified staff in a Sleep
The procedure is non invasive and painless.