Welcome to the MTU Counselling Service


Please note the counselling service has a skeleton staff available over the summer months, therefore only a scaled down service is available until counselling staff return in September.

Please see below a list of services which may offer you support. 

Emails are being responded to during working hours, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm. 

We are here to help you on your journey through MTU


 This includes all campus locations:

  • MTU Bishopstown Campus
  • MTU Cork School of Music
  • MTU Crawford College of Art & Design (Sharman Crawford Street & 46 Grand Parade)
  • MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory
  • National Maritime College of Ireland

 The MTU Student Counselling Service on campus is closed. WE ARE WORKING REMOTELY and offering sessions through Microsoft Teams, Zoom and over the phone.

If you would like to avail of a session please email,

Emails are being responded to  during working hours, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm. 


If you feel that you are at risk of self-harm you need to contact your own GP or after hours GP service (Southdoc in Cork on 1850335 999), contact the emergency services on 999 or 112 or go your nearest Accident & Emergency.


There are a number of telephone/text helplines that can also offer you support:

MTU Crisis Text Line, 24/7 free text "CIT" to 50808

Samaritans is open 24/7 on 116123

Pieta House is also open 24/7 on 1800 247247 or Text HELP to 51444

Coisceim - low cost counselling service 021 4666180 / 087 7998602

Aware is open 10am to 10pm on 1800 80 48 48

Suicide or Survive 1890 577 577

LGBT Ireland 1890 929 539

Sexual Violence Centre Cork,  Free phone 1800 496 496