Previous vaccine schedules

The following table shows the primary childhood immunisation programme schedules introduced since 1995 in Ireland.

History of PCIP 

The table below outlines when vaccines were introduced into the Irish Schedule.

Vaccine

Date introduced in Ireland

BCG

1937

Diphtheria and Tetanus (2 in 1)

1930s

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough) (3 in 1)

1952

Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV)

1957

Rubella

1971

Measles

1985

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

1988

MMR2

1992

Haemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib)

1992

Meningococcal C (MenC)

2000

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough), inactivated polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (hib) (5 in 1)

2001

Inactivated Polio (IPV)

2001

Hib booster

2006

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (whooping cough), inactivated polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (hib), Hepatitis B (6 in 1)

2008

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7)

2008

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

2010

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13)

2010

Tetanus, diphtheria and acceular pertussis (Tdap)

2012

Meningococcal C booster (MenC)

2014

Meningococcal B vaccine

2016

Rotavirus vaccine

2016


 

More information about the history of vaccination is available in our conference section.

This page was updated 16 August 2017