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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 ATS Bursaries – call for applications

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for two Bursaries to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meeting taking place in Philadelphia from the 15th – 20th May 2020, kindly supported by A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals.The first bursary, to the value of €5,000, will be awarded based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to […]

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ASI ITS Joint Research Bursary – Call for Applications

Applications are invited for the Asthma Society of Ireland and Irish Thoracic Society Joint Research Bursary of €10,000, which was announced at the ITS ASM 2019 in Galway. This Bursary is kindly supported by Novartis. Please find application details here: Asthma Society of Ireland and Irish Thoracic Society Call for Applications The deadline for applications […]

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2019 Respiratory Health Campaign

The Irish Thoracic Society recently worked with Health News on the 2019 Respiratory Health campaign. The campaign features expert views and analysis on key issues in the respiratory health community, with a central focus on overall management and outcomes for those living with respiratory conditions. It is available here: https://bit.ly/2P5WJQo  

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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

"A History of the Irish Thoracic Society"

Our new book – “A History of the Irish Thoracic Society” was recently published. You can view a digital version here or contact us to request a copy of the book.