About The ITS

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.

Latest News

ITS Annual Scientific Meeting, Limerick 9-11 November 2023 – two weeks to go

A kind reminder for the Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 which will take place in Limerick in two weeks time. For details, please visit ITS ASM 2023. To register for the meeting, please click Individual Registration or Group Registration.

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ITS Call under HRCI/HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2023-2024

The Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) is pleased to invite Expressions of Interest (EOI) applications under the Health Research Charities Ireland/Health Research Board Joint Funding Scheme 2023/2024. We are inviting research proposals that support the Irish Thoracic Society’s Research Mission of facilitating high quality research that will support the care of patients (adult and paediatric) and […]

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World Lung Day 2023

World Lung Day 2023 -Irish Thoracic Society Sets Out Five Ways to Love Your Lungs – To mark World Lung Day on Monday September 25, the Irish Thoracic Society is urging members of the public to “Show Your Lungs Some Love” and commit to undertaking five actions to safeguard their lung health. The actions focus […]

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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. Listen to an interview with  Professor Muiris FitzGerald on Newstalk’s ‘Talking History’ here.