UCD Get Sun Smarter: Second Annual Sun Awareness Event to Prevent ‘Killer Tans’

On 9th and 10th April, we hosted our second annual ‘UCD Get Sun Smarter’ event in collaboration with the Charles Institute for Dermatology, Systems Biology Ireland and the Irish Cancer Society.     At the two-day sun awareness event, the Irish Skin Foundation provided students, staff and members of the public with guidance on how […]

A ‘Thank you’ to Bernie and Peter Rice, and The Melanoma Trust

The Irish Skin Foundation (ISF) would like to extend a big thank you to Bernie and Peter Rice with the help of the Parent’s Association of Scoil Riada, Kilcock, Co Kildare for their generous donation to the ISF.  The ISF will ensure both donations are used to support the Protect & Inspect skin cancer awareness campaign. […]

The Sun, UV Radiation and how to Save Your Eyes!

Ultraviolet radiation (UV) is a component of sunlight. We know that overexposure to UV radiation can cause skin damage and skin cancer, but did you know that UV radiation can also harm your eyes increasing your risk for developing cataracts and other eye diseases. Risk factors; People of all ages, including children and teenagers, who […]

New Ross TY students say “UV Been Warned” in school cancer campaign

Transition Year class’ Young Social Innovators campaign We are a group of Transition Years from Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School, New Ross, Wexford. Our Young Social Innovators project is called “UV Been Warned”. We chose this name because our project is all about raising awareness on the dangers of skin cancer and how to be […]