asked the Minister for Health the hospitals where cervical smear tests are available free of charge.
Minister for Health (Dr. O'Hanlon):
Cervical smear testing services are available at the following hospitals:
Eastern Health Board Area
St. Luke's Hospital, Dublin.
St. James's Hospital, Dublin.
Royal City of Dublin Hospital, Baggot Street, Dublin.
Coombe Lying-In Hospital, Dublin.
James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Dublin.
Jervis Street Hospital.
Mater Misericordiae Hospital.
National Maternity Hospital, Dublin.
Rotunda Hospital, Dublin.
St. Laurence's Hospital, Dublin.
St. Michael's Hospital, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
St. Vincent's Hospital, Elm park, Dublin.
Mid-Western Health Board Area.
Barrington's Hospital, Limerick.
North-Eastern Health Board Area.
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.
Our Lady's Hospital, Navan.
North-Western Health Board.
Sligo General Hospital.
South-Eastern Health Board.
Waterford Maternity Hospital.
Southern Health Board.
Mercy Hospital, Cork.
Regional Hospital, Cork.
Western Health Board.
Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.
Regional Hospital, Galway.
 This service is available free of charge to women who are exempt from charges for outpatient services under the Health (Out-Patient Charges) Regulations, 1987 S.I. No. 115 made under section 56 of the Health Act, 1970.