Plain packaging in Ireland

Welcome to our pages about plain or standardised packaging. Here you will find out about new laws for plain packaging of tobacco products in Ireland and how plain packaging protects children's health.

Email the advocacy team or call 01-2310540.

Irish Cancer Society | How tobacco branding works

Did you know that the tobacco industry’s biggest growth area is amongst children?

Learn more

Irish Cancer Society | What are plain packs?

Plain or standardised packaging means all cigarette packs will look the same.

See some examples

Fewer children will take up smoking as a result of the new law introducing plain packaging of tobacco in Ireland.

Find out more

We asked some children what they thought of the current branded packs and examples of what plain packs may look like. Watch our video here.

If you have questions about plain or standardised packaging, you might find the answer in here