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Introduction of sugar tax postponed

The sugar tax which was planned to be introduced on 06 April, will now not be introduced until 01 May.

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Policy News   |   3rd Apr 2018

Children to consume 460 tonnes of sugar this Easter

Irish children will consume at least five million Easter eggs or 460 tonnes of sugar this weekend

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Policy News   |   26th Mar 2018

Children at obesity clinic have risk factors for heart disease

40 per cent of children presenting to the specialist weight management service at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin already have risk factors for heart disease.

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Heart News   |   22nd Mar 2018

Middle aged men in Ireland at high risk of suicide

Middle aged men in Ireland at high risk of suicide

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Policy News   |   16th Mar 2018

Ireland wins bid to host major conference to tackle tobacco

The Irish Heart Foundation was delighted to play its part in a successful bid for Ireland to host an international anti-tobacco conference in Dublin in 2021.

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Policy News   |   14th Mar 2018