ITS Annual Scientific Meeting – invitation to register

It is our great pleasure to invite you to register for the 2017 Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting which will be held in Limerick on 10th & 11th November. In honour of the meeting’s return Shannonside we have developed a programme to reflect the excellent work in respiratory medicine and healthcare taking place throughout […]


ITS GSK BTS Travel Bursary 2017 – applications open

ITS – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries 2017 The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for three Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 6th – 8th December 2017, kindly supported by GSK.  Bursaries will cover travel, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers […]


ITS GSK ERS Bursary 2017

The Irish Thoracic Society was pleased to award three Travel Bursaries to the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Congress which took place in Milan from the 9th – 13th September 2017, kindly supported by GSK.  The bursaries were awarded to Dr Aoife O’Reilly, Tallaght Hospital, Dr John MacSharry, UCC and Dr Andre Pozza, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. […]


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.