Your Stories

We make sense of our lives through stories. Our stories connect us to one another and through them it is possible to transform the challenges we have experienced into something inspiring.

Your voice can be powerful in raising awareness about important issues, improving understanding, and confronting misconceptions about skin conditions.

Through your story you may be able to help, encourage or support someone struggling with the challenges of managing a distressing and painful skin condition.

Please read our guidelines for sharing your story. To share your story email orlagough@irishskin.ie.

Suzanne Moloney speaks about her HS fight
I don’t clearly remember my first experience of Hidradenit...
Emma Greaney: My skin was in crisis, but now it’s clea...
My name is Emma and I’m 17 years old. I have suffered with...
Pearl’s Story: Living with Psoriasis – ‘I ...
My Journey with Psoriasis When I was four, I’m 10 at t...
Paul Herriott: His battle with eczema – “I had l...
RTE radio presenter Paul Herriott believes he wouldn’t be ...
Caroline Hill: “It took eight years to get a correct d...
There is no cure but a combination of medical and surgical t...
Nikki Farrington: “I avoided getting close to people &...
It’s taken Nicola Farrington a decade to come to terms...
Elaine McCallig: “I used to think of myself as a flaky...
Elaine McCallig tells Joy Orpen Kanter that no one should al...
Lisa’s Story – Living with Psoriasis
Lisa tells her story of living with Psoriasis.
Barry’s Story: Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)
Barry has been living with a skin condition know as hidraden...
Shirley’s Story – Surviving Melanoma
Shirley has survived terminal metastatic malignant melanoma.
Emma’s Story – Living with EB
Emma share her story about living with Recessive Dystrophic ...
Aisling O’Leary: Living with Eczema
Aisling talks about her experience of living with eczema.

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