Irish Skin Foundation-supporting people with skin conditions in Ireland
  • National Melanoma Day

    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...

  • VHI Women's Mini Marathon

    Run, walk or Jog for the Irish Skin Foundation - if you would like to take part in the VHI Women's Mini Marathon for us this year, please get in touch for more infomation and a sponsorship pack.

  • #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

High turn-out at “Let’s Talk Psoriasis” support meeting in Sligo

Last Friday’s “Let’s Talk Psoriasis” meeting at the Glasshouse Hotel Sligo was a wonderful success and well attended by people of all ages throughout the North West.

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Methylisothiazolinone – An Update from The Irish Skin Foundation

Methylisothiazoline (MI) is a commonly used preservative in many cosmetic and household cleaning products. It acts as an anti-bacterial agent and so preserves the shelf life of these products. It is closely related to another preservative called methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI). Often these two products are used together (MCI/MI).

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