Cystic Fibrosis Ireland



Cystic Fibrosis Ireland is a voluntary organisation that was set up by parents in 1963 to improve the treatment and facilities for people with Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

The CFAI also co-operates with medical professionals to give maximum assistance to both parents and children/adults with Cystic Fibrosis.

Services provided by CF Ireland:


Funding towards new Cystic Fibrosis units around the country, including dedicated in-patient, day care and out-patient facilities

Advocacy to shape government policy, for example, through the ground-breaking ‘Pollock Report’ on Cystic Fibrosis services and campaigning to improve lung transplantation rates in Ireland

Funding for medical and scientific research aimed at understanding, managing and treating Cystic Fibrosis

Funding for specialist Cystic Fibrosis multidisciplinary posts in hospitals throughout Ireland

Advice, information and advocacy services

Exercise, Transplant and Fertility Grants

Regular information updates on new treatments and developments in Cystic Fibrosis, especially through their website and bimonthly newsletter ‘Spectrum’

Support for public awareness about Cystic Fibrosis

For more information about CF Ireland visit their website / email or call 01 4962499 (LoCall: 1890 311211)