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The ITS was formed to support education and research into respiratory disease and its management on the island of Ireland. It also promotes awareness amongst the public and relevant authorities of related public health issues including smoking, pollution and occupational factors.


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Irish Thoracic Society Launches Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018

THE IRISH THORACIC SOCIETY IS TODAY CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL RESPIRATORY TASKFORCE TO ADDRESS THE RISING TIDE OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE IN IRELAND. The call came at the launch of a major new report on the burden of respiratory disease on Ireland’s population.Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018 provides an overview of the […]

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Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant in Respiratory Medicine 2018 – 2020

Professor Fergal O’Gara, BIOMERIT Research Centre, School of Microbiology, University College Cork, is the recipient of the Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant 2018, awarded under the MRCG/HRB Joint Funding Scheme and supported by GSK through an unrestricted educational grant.  The title of the research project is ‘  Evaluating a novel macrolide based early intervention in […]

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ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Irish Thoracic Society – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries – Bridget Murray (RCSI), Dr Sinéad Walsh (NUIG) and Joshua Holmes (Queens University, Belfast). Pictured at the awarding of the bursaries at the ITS ASM 2018 in Belfast are (from l to r); Bridget […]

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ITS Report

Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018

A report written by Dr Máire O’Connor, Ms Eimir Hurley, Ms Suzanne McCormack & Professor Terry O’Connor on behalf of the Irish Thoracic Society.

Please click the link below to view the report.

Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018

'Lovin Our Lungs' Movie Awards

Members of the Irish Lung Health Alliance with winners of the ‘Lovin Our Lungs’ Movie Awards visit www.lunghealth.ie for more information.