Love your lungs

National Lung Health Awareness Week

Public Lectures
Dr Ronnie Delany, Ambassador for the Irish Lung Health Alliance, at the launch of National Lung Health Awareness Week, September 2014.
Kindly supported by GSK.

The Irish Lung Health Alliance is a group of Irish charities that have joined forces to promote healthy lungs with four simple messages:


Lung disease can affect anyone regardless of age, health status and walk of life


Symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough and wheeze are not normal and should be checked with your GP


Lung disease is treatable – the earlier you treat the better.


Keep lungs healthy - don't smoke and stay active

This website provides information on common lung conditions and contact details for a number of organisations that provide patient support and further information. If you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough or wheeze you should have them checked with your GP - an early diagnosis can make all difference.

One in five deaths in Ireland is caused by lung disease. It is the most common reason to visit a GP and the third most common reason for acute hospital admission.



Public Information Lectures

Public Lectures

Speakers at the Irish Lung Health Alliance Public Lectures on ‘Maximising your Lung Health’ in the Mansion House Dublin on the 5th November were Dr Edward McKone, Ms Deirdre Martin, Dr Ronnie Delany, Ms Michelle O’Brien, Prof Sean Gaine and Dr Basil Elnazir.

Kindly supported by Boehringer Ingelheim Ireland.


National Lung Awareness Week Launched September 2014

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A delegation of the Irish Lung Health Alliance met with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health on Thursday 7th February 2013

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Contact details for members of the Irish Lung Health Alliance.

Irish Lung Health Alliance

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