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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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ITS – GSK – ERS Travel Bursaries 2019 

ITS – GSK – ERS Travel Bursaries 2019  The Irish Thoracic Society is delighted to invite applications for three Travel Bursaries to the European Respiratory Society Congress (ERS) taking place in Madrid, Spain on 28th September to 2nd October 2019, kindly supported by GSK.  Bursaries will cover travel, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers to be […]

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2019 ITS Annual Scientific Meeting – Galway 22nd/23rd November

The ITS Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 will take place in The Galmont Hotel, Galway on 22nd and 23rd November 2019.

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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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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.