50th Anniversary – Calendar of Events for 2018


50th Anniversary of I.H.S. – World Haemophilia Day Events
Date: Tuesday 17th April

  • A series of prominent buildings will be lit up red, incl. Liberty Hall, The Dublin Convention Centre, The Mansion House, The National Concert Hall & The Civic Offices at Wood Quay, CHQ Building & Cork City Hall.
  • Having secured sponsorship, renowned Irish artist Shane O’Malley, will create two artworks to celebrate 50 years of the I.H.S. – both will be unveiled on WHD. One will be displayed at a prominent billboard location in Dublin and the second, a large canvas painting, will be installed in the main lobby of St. James’s hospital.
  • An information meeting for members will take place in the I.H.S. office.



Carrier Conference
Dates: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May
Venue: Castleknock Hotel, Dublin.

World Federation of Hemophilia Congress
Dates: Sunday 20th to Friday 25th May
Venue: Glasgow


Ageing & HCV/HIV Conference
Dates: Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June
Venue: Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.


von Willebrand’s Disease Information Day
Date: Saturday 7th July
Venue: Midlands Hotel, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Father & Son Overnight
Dates: Saturday 28th July
Venue: Lilliput Adventure Centre


Mild Haemophilia Information Day
Date: Saturday 18th August
Venue: Osprey Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare.


Mother & Daughter Overnight
Dates: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September
Venue: Lilliput Adventure Centre

50th Anniversary Gala Fundraising Dinner
Date: Saturday 22nd September
Venue: Castleknock Hotel, Dublin.


October Conference
Dates: Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October
Venue: Radisson Hotel, Sligo


Haemophilia B Information Day
Date: Saturday 10th November
Venue: I.H.S. Office


50th Anniversary Children’s Christmas Party
Date: Saturday 8th December
Venue: Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin.