Haemochromatosis Information Webinar

Dr John Ryan and Dr Laura Durcan will deliver an Information Webinar on Haemochromatosis on Wednesday, 4th November at 7pm. This online event will provide an opportunity to hear from our medical experts and ask questions about the condition. Read More

World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week, 1-7th June 2020

The Irish Haemochromatosis Association launches an Awareness Campaign for World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week, 1-7th June, 2020. 1 in 5 Irish people carry the Haemochromatosis gene and it is Ireland's most common genetic condition. Ireland has the highest rates of the disorder in the world. Early diagnosis is vital to save lives, as lack of treatment can lead to premature death. Read More

World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2020

World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week takes place from the 1st to the 7th June this year. To commemorate this event, Haemochromatosis International is organising an online photographic competition, FotoFeXPO Read More

Venesection Updates for HH Patients during COVID-19

Good news from the Irish Blood Transfusion Service. Although the IBTS are not accepting first time blood donors at the moment, they are making an exception for people with Haemochromatosis who wish to be donors. Check that you are eligible by calling 1850 731137 or go to www.giveblood .ie Read More

Information for HH Patients on COVID-19

Information for HH Patients and COVID-19 Read More

‘It's one of those feelings you just can't beat’: One haemochromatosis patient on donating blood

WHEN KARL MACKEY was in a bicycle accident four years ago, he had no idea his life was about to change, but not for the reasons you’d expect.

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Launch of Iron Games Ireland 2019 in Croke Park

Iron Games Ireland 2019 has just been officially launched in Croke Park, an event that will raise vital funds to build awareness of haemochromatosis, Ireland's most common genetic disorder. Well-known Irish construction companies will compete in two sporting events in Croke Park and The K Club. All proceeds will be in aid of the Irish Haemochromatosis Association.

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Join our VHI Mini Marathon Irish Haemochromatosis Association Team

Join us at the Irish Haemochromatosis Association for the VHI Women's Mini Marathon in Dublin on Sunday 31st May, 2020 at 2pm. Registration opens on the 4th March! Read More

Calling all volunteers to help with Iron Games Ireland in Croke Park!

Calling all volunteers to help with Iron Games Ireland in Croke Park! Read More

National Ploughing Championships 2019

The National Ploughing Championships 2019 takes place 17th to 19th September in Ballintrane, Fenagh, County Carlow. We would like to thank all our volunteers who have very kindly offered to manage our Irish Haemochromatosis Association stand during these three days. If you are attending the event, come and visit us while you are there! For more information on the event, visit the NPC website www.npa.ie.

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