4 in 1 and MMR

School Programme 2018/2019


The Schools Immunisation Programme (SIP) is developed in accordance with the guidance issued by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) and contained in the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland.

In Ireland, all the recommended childhood vaccines given in the schools immunisation programme are free.


4 in 1 and MMR programme

The programme aims to vaccinate on an annual basis all four to five year olds with 4 in 1 and MMR by targeting students in junior infants of primary schools and age equivalent in special schools and home schooled students.

These vaccines are given by a HSE doctor or nurse in primary school to Junior Infants. In Donegal and Sligo/Leitrim these vaccines are given by GPs.

Information materials for parents are available in the 4 in 1 and MMR school section

The following information materials are available for healthcare professionals carrying out this programme.

Post Vaccination Advice

Click on the link you require to download the document.

Please note you will be leaving www.immunisation.ie when you click the SPC and PIL links

This page was updated on 10 August 2018