The College

Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine – ICTCM

The ICTCM is the first Acupuncture College in Ireland, set up in 1983.

This website is called which stands for Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, also known as the ICTCM, The Irish College of TCM or just “The College.”

Here is its name in Chinese characters.


Badge of the Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
This is also the College badge.

Acupuncture Training

We have been training students in Acupuncture and other branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine such as Chinese Herbal Medicine and Qigong since 1983.

Acupuncture students and ICTCM staff

The following pages under the heading The College give information about the College itself.

  • When and why it was set up
  • The College building and its facilities and location
  • The staff
  • The Director
  • Guest speakers and
  • Our friends and Affiliates.

If you want to find out:

Where it is and what facilities it has

Find out here


You can go directly to How to Become an Acupuncturist.