Tobacco

Tobacco Free Ireland

Tobacco Free Ireland  sets a target for Ireland to be tobacco free by 2025. In practice, this will mean a smoking prevalence rate of less than 5%. The two key themes underpinning the policy are protecting children and the denormalisation of smoking. It was launched under the Healthy Ireland framework.

A detailed action plan has been developed outlining the timeframes and responsibilities for the implementation of the actions.

Tobacco Free Ireland

Tobacco Free Ireland Action Plan

Tobacco Free Ireland 2015 Annual Report

Tobacco Free Ireland 2014 Annual Report

Guidance on Electronic Cigarettes and/or refill containers

Guidance on Cross Border Distance Sales (Feb 2017)

Who we are

National Tobacco Control Advisor Fenton Howell
Principal Officer Claire Gordon
Assistant Principal Officer Harry Harris

Dilly O’Brien

Nuala O’Reilly

Chief Environmental Officer Siobhan McEvoy
Tel 01-6354000
E-mail tobacco@health.gov.ie

If you want help to quit smoking:

  • Visit www.quit.ie and sign up for an online QUITPLAN
  • Contact a HSE smoking cessation service near you –
  • Contact the National Smokers’ Quitline on callsave 1850 201 203 to talk to an advisor
  • Join our YOU CAN QUIT Facebook page, where hundreds of quitters are chatting and giving each other support to get there www.facebook.com/hsequit
  • Contact your GP or Pharmacist, they are a good source of information, advice and support.