Enabling people to live full and active lives

Be Active with Arthritis online

The six-week, adapted exercise programme, Be Active with Arthritis, is now available online. Courses are free, but places are limited.


Author: Brian Lynch

Take Control with Exercise

This exercise programme is suitable for people with mild to moderate arthritis. It includes warm-up & cool-down, flexibility & strengthening exercises.


Author: Brian Lynch

Helpline and online supports

Our helpline and online support is a confidential service that can provide you with support on a whole range of issues.



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Our impact: The difference we make


people have undertaken a community-based self-management programme since 2006


people contacted our helpline and online support groups in 2019


invested in research in the past six years, establishing centres of arthritis and rheumatology research at UCD and TCD

Latest news

  • New podcast launched for people with arthritis

    Arthritis Ireland has launched a new podcast series, Inflammation Nation, for people living with arthritis. The series will feature national and international guests discussing the latest research in rheumatology, as well as looking at how arthritis can affect work, relationships and how people can better manage their condition. Read more

  • Hurling legend and writer help raise awareness of arthritis

    A hurling legend and a writer and geologist are sharing their personal stories to raise awareness of a form of inflammatory arthritis than can take up to eight years to diagnose in Ireland. Read more

  • RoActemra shortage update

    The pharmaceutical company, Roche, has reported a global shortage of RoActemra (tocilizumab), due to an increase in demand which outweighs current production capabilities. Read more