Vaccines for you and your family

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting people against harmful diseases before they come into contact with them in the community. Immunisation not only protects individuals but also others in the community, by reducing the spread of disease.

This part of our site is about the vaccines and immunisation programmes that are provided in Ireland for you and your family.

Childhood immunisation programme for children

School immunisation programme

Vaccines are also recommended for Adults, for example the Flu and Pneumococcal vaccines, and others in specific at-risk groups.

Vaccines recommended before, during and after pregnancy

Read all about these programmes, to protect yourself and your children and make an informed decision about immunisation.

Vaccine information for healthcare workers

This page was updated on 26 August 2022