Hospital is a town in Co Limerick. It is located in the east of the county in the townland of Barrysfarm. It lies on the River Mahore, a tributary of the River Camogue and is close to the border with Co Tipperary. Limerick City is around 28.5km to the north west and can be accessed via the 328 bus route while Tipperary town is 20.5km to its east and Charleville in Co Cork 26.5km to the south west. Hospital is known for its cathedral while there is also a number of retail outlets, pubs and businesses in the town. It has both primary and secondary schools, while it shares a GAA club with the village of Herbertstown. There is also a family resource centre in the area.