Irish Skin Foundation-supporting people with skin conditions in Ireland
  • Christmas Wishes

    Wishing you and yours a very happy & peaceful Christmas. Best
    wishes for the New Year.

    Thank you all for your support in 2014.

  • #SaySomething

    We are launching our #saysomething campaign to mark World Psoriasis Day this year. We hope this campaign encourages patients to speak openly to their doctor about all of their symptoms.

  • Family Fun at Barretstown!

    Our Family Fun Day for children with skin conditions took place in Barretstown, Co. Kildare on 6th September and was a memorable day for all. 

    Take a look at the video and photos from the day

  • Back to School Pack for Eczema

    The National Eczema Society UK, have developed a new school pack to help teachers and parents with back-to-school season. The pack contains great tips and advice for both parents and teachers. 

  • Charles Institute UCD

    Find out more about our new home in the Charles Institute for Dermatology Research in UCD.

Our Mission

Our mission is to support and provide information and help to all those affected by skin disease in Ireland.

News and Events

Skin Deep: Article for Pan European Network

Prof. Eoin O'Brien, Chairman of the Irish Skin Foundation speaks to Pan European Networks (PEN) about skin diseases, including how they are perceived and their treatment in an article titled 'Skin Deep'

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Article: Psoriasis what to do

Psoriasis is a common, chronic skin condition that can occur on any part of the body, at any age. An estimated 100,000 people in Ireland have it. Margaret Hawkins speaks with a Kilkenny man who has lived with the condition for 30 years. While it is a condition that he’d prefer to wake up without, it doesn’t stop him doing anything he wants to do, he says.

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