Irish Skin Foundation-supporting people with skin conditions in Ireland
  • Be Sun Smart this summer

    Find out more information on ways to protect yourself from the sun, from our 'Top Tips' to interviews and lectures from the leading health care professionals in this area...

  • #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

  • 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

New restrictions on sunbeds should go further – Irish Skin Foundation

The Irish Skin Foundation has welcomed new regulations to prohibit sunbed business operators from promoting sunbed sessions for minimum periods of time but urged the Minister to go further.

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Irish Secondary School’s study: sunbed use starts at age 12

An Irish study presented at the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) annual meeting last week has found that the average age at which young people start using sunbeds is just 12 years old.

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