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Orphanet website Ireland entry point

Orphanet Ireland
Orphanet international services
  • An inventory and classification of rare diseases
  • An encyclopaedia
  • A directory of services: clinics, laboratories, research projects, registries, clinical trials, patient organisations
  • An inventory of orphan drugs
  • Guidelines, reports
  • A newsletter
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Welcome to the Orphanet Ireland National Website! 

This page presents the news, events and documents of national significance.

To access all information on rare diseases, orphan drugs and expert services visit the main Orphanet portal (



Orphanet Ireland is curated by staff in the National Rare Disease Office (NRDO) to develop a catalogue of rare disease resources in Ireland, housed on Orphanet. Orphanet Ireland was established by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in partnership with the EC 3rd Joint Action on Rare Diseases



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Irish Rare Disease expert centres, laboratories and patient organisations?


All Irish information is held on the main database at




Information about rare diseases and supports in Ireland?


Consult the National Rare Diseases Office information services:




Telephone: + 353 (01) 854 5065




Help with registering your rare disease activity on Orphanet?


Contact us at or  +353 (01) 809-7475 or refer to our page for expert centres here.

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