ITS GSK ERS Bursary 2017

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for three Travel Bursaries to the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Congress taking place in Milan from the 9th – 13th September 2017, kindly supported by GSK.  Closing date for applications is Friday 30th June. Click here to download application form.


Presentation of the Irish Thoracic Society / A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals American Thoracic Society (ATS) Bursary

Dr. Robert Smyth and Dr. Breda Cushen, both SpRs in Respiratory Medicine, have been awarded the Irish Thoracic Society A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals ATS bursaries. These awards were open to SpRs on the Specialist Registrar Training Programmes in Respiratory Medicine or Paediatrics with an interest in Respiratory Medicine. There were two awards, one based on an evaluation […]


Winners of the ITS Respiratory Challenge

We are pleased to announce Team Galway as the winners of the ITS Respiratory Challenge, kindly supported by Astra Zeneca. Pictured left to right: David Burke, Astra Zeneca, Dr Jacqueline Rendall, President ITS, Team Galway members Dr David Watchorn, Dr Mohammed Ahmed, Dr Breda Cushen and Dr Vincent Brennan with Professor JJ Gilmartin, Quiz Compere.


ITS / A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals ATS Bursary 2017

The Irish Thoracic Society invites applications for a Bursary to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) meeting taking place in Washington from the 19th-24 May, kindly supported by A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals. The Bursary is to the value of €5,000 and will be awarded based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to the ATS. It is […]


ITS GSK Travel Bursaries

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for two Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 7th – 9th December 2016, kindly supported by GSK.  Bursaries will cover travel, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers to be arranged directly by the ITS for the successful […]


ASI ITS Joint Research Bursary 2016

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the Asthma Society of Ireland Irish Thoracic Society Joint Research Bursary 2016, kindly supported by Novartis.  The focus of the 2016 awards (which is valued at €10,000.00) is to support a new research project aimed at improving the quality of care delivered to people with […]


Irish Thoracic Society team crowned 2016 Champions of Respiratory Medicine

  Members of the  ‘IT’S Inspired’ team: Dr Mohammed Jamal Eldeen, Galway University Hospitals, Dr Robert Smyth, Beaumont Hospital and Dr Breda Cushen, Beaumont Hospital battled it out to become the 2016 Champions of Respiratory Medicine in a rigorous test of knowledge in the form of a high-tech quiz based on respiratory medical cases which […]


ITS GSK ERS Delegates

Winners of the ITS GSK ERS Travel bursaries were Dr Melissa McDonnell, Galway University Hospital, Dr Christina Campbell, St Vincent’s University Hospital and Ms Brenda Deering, Beaumont Hospital Dublin.


ITS A Menarini Pharmaceuticals ATS Travel Bursaries 2016

Dr. Robert Smyth and Dr. Laura Gleeson, both SpR’s in Respiratory Medicine, have been awarded the A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals ATS travel bursaries to the values of €5,000 each. These awards were open to SpR’s on the Specialist Registrar Training Programmes in Respiratory Medicine or Paediatrics with an interest in Respiratory Medicine. Read More  


ITS Respiratory Challenge

Winners of the ITS Respiratory Challenge, kindly supported by Astra Zeneca, pictured left to right: Dr Mohammed Ahmed, Dr Deirdre Fitzgerald, Dr Breda Cushen, Dr Kenneth Bolger with Hosts and Quiz Masters Professor Muiris X FitzGerald and Professor JJ Gilmartin.