Cigarette smoking trends in Ireland
Latest data collected by the HSE on key smoking patterns in Ireland in 2018:
Effects of smoke-free legislation in Ireland
Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey. Fong GT, Hyland A, Borland R, et al. Tobacco Control 2006;15:iii51-iii58.
Electronic Cigarette Use among Irish Youth: A Cross Sectional Study of Prevalence and Associated Factors
Latest research conducted by the TFRI on the use of electronic cigarettes among young people in Ireland
Indoor Air Pollution and Health
A report finding that tobacco smoke is the biggest home pollutant in Ireland. For full report: http://www.epa.ie/pubs/reports/research/health/Indoor%20Air%20Pollution%20and%20Health.pdf
Reductions in Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Mortality following the National Irish Smoking Ban: Interrupted Time-Series Analysis
A study which shows that 3,726 smoking related deaths have been prevented in Ireland, since the introduction of the workplace smoking ban in March 2004. For full report: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0062063
How smoke-free laws improve air quality: A global study of Irish pubs
A study conducted between January 2004 and March 2006 on the air quality in smoke-free pubs and smoking-permitted pubs. Results found that air pollution in Irish pubs was 93% lower in smoke-free pubs than in smoking permitted pubs. Full report: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2688600/
Second hand smoke exposure in cars and respiratory health effects in Children. Kabir, Z., Manning, P.J., Holohan, J., Keogan, S., Goodman, P.G. Clancy, L. 2009.
A report which found that one in seven Irish schoolchildren are exposed to second-hand smoking in cars. For full report: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19357146