World No -Tobacco Day Conference

Thursday, 31st May 2018

Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8


Conference Aim:

To mobilise and empower key stakeholders at a community level to actively support the drive towards achieving the Tobacco Free Ireland 2025 goal of less than 5% smoking prevalence in Ireland


The conference will include:

  • Opening address by Minister Catherine Byrne T.D.
  • Presentation of national and international research in tobacco control and exploration of current research gaps in Ireland
  • An opportunity for discussion to identify and prioritise progressive actions across policy, practice and research in tobacco control
  • Presentation of the current state of Tobacco Control in Ireland with a focus on identifying and bridging gaps
  • Three parallel Tobacco Free Ireland workshops



Workshop 1 – Young People and Tobacco

Workshop 2 – Tobacco Free Communities

Workshop 3 – Addressing Tobacco Use and Health Inequalities