Who We Are

Our Mission

Every hour someone in Ireland suffers from a stroke.

Every day, hundreds of Irish people are diagnosed with heart disease.


The lives of these people are often cut tragically short. Many are left disabled. Almost 9,000 people die each year, making heart disease and stroke one of the nation’s biggest killers.

It shouldn’t be this way and this fact forms our reason for being. We are the nation’s heart and stroke charity. Since 1966, we’ve been here, working to save lives and heal hearts.

Our mission is to eliminate preventable death and disability from heart disease and stroke and to support and care for those living with these life-changing conditions.

We work to achieve our mission through:

Read more about our mission and how we work to achieve it in our strategy, Defending, Empowering and Caring for Irish Hearts: Strategic Plan 2021-2024.


Our Senior Management Team

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Our Board

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Our Medical Councils

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Our Funding and Governance

How we are accountable to you

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Our Advocacy

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Our Health Promotion Campaigns

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Work with us

We want to have the best people working with us to help us save lives and heal hearts.

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Media Centre

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Contact Us

Telephone: 01 668 5001

Email: info@irishheart.ie


Our address is:

Irish Heart Foundation

17-19 Rathmines Road Lower

Dublin 6

D06 C780

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