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.
Information about the childhood immunisation programme for children
information about the school immunisation programme
Vaccines are also recommended for Adults, for example the Flu and Pneumococcal vaccines, and others in specific at-risk groups.
Information for pregnant women about the 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