2018 Annual Family Fun Day at Barretstown, Saturday 8 September

Each year we invite 30 families whose everyday lives are impacted by a skin condition to experience the magic of Barretstown Castle for an exciting day full of family fun and adventure. Our Family Fun Day brings children and families together in a supportive and therapeutic environment where they meet families facing similar challenges and […]

Skin Health and Farming

In the run up to the Ploughing Championships, listen back to Dermatology Specialist Selene Daly discussing with Pat Kenny the various skin conditions affecting farmers in particular.   We want everyone in Ireland to learn to Protect & Inspect their skin! Download our short guide, written with hospital-based dermatologists, to checking your skin.    Melanoma is […]

The ISF welcomes First World Atopic Eczema Day – September 14th 2018

September 14th marks the first ever World Atopic Eczema Day. This inaugural day aims to raise awareness of eczema and atopic dermatitis, providing a platform to elevate the needs of people living with or caring for the condition. The ISF is a partner of Global Skin and welcomes this very first World Atopic Eczema Day, which signals a positive […]

Eczema Expert, 29 September!! Meeting line up announced.

The Irish Skin Foundation is delighted to announce the wonderful line- up for this year’s Eczema Expert meeting which will take place on Saturday 29th September 2018 in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin, form 10:00 to 15:00, supported by La Roche Posay. Click here! Register to let us know you’re coming!   Exhibitors this year include La Roche […]

We’re changing! New ISF logo coming Soon!

We are excited to announce that we have been working with our creative team on a new logo and look for the Irish Skin Foundation. The design is still under-wraps for the moment, be sure to keep an eye on our website and social media channels where we will soon be making the ‘big reveal’! […]

Could skin camouflage help you? We talk to the Irish Red Cross

Skin camouflage is the application of specialised cover creams to improve the appearance of scarring, tattoos and some disfiguring skin conditions. The Irish Red Cross run a voluntary skin camouflage service and recently invited the Irish Skin Foundation to attend their annual skills workshop for their skin camouflage practitioners. Caroline Irwin from the ISF, who is an […]

Listen Back – Carmel Blake discusses Vitiligo

June 25 is World Vitiligo Day. Listen Back to Carmel Blake, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Manager of the ISF Helpline, discussing the condition Vitiligo on Connemara Community Radio.  

All you need to know about Sunscreens from Selene Daly

Dermatology Nurse Specialist Selene Daly speak with Pat Kenny on sunscreens, cold sores, hyaluronic acid and scars. Selene explains what kind of sunscreens to buy, how often to apply it and the limits the protection sunscreen offers.   Remember: No sunscreen can provide 100% sun protection We want everyone in Ireland to learn to Protect & […]