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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.


Latest News

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 / A.Menarini ATS Bursary 2019 Call for Applications

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to offer a Bursary to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meeting taking place in Dallas, Texas from 17th to 22nd May 2019, kindly supported by A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals. The deadline for applications is Friday, 25th January 2019. For further details, please follow the link below: ITS A. Menarini […]

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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.


Latest Events

Guy’s and St Thomas’ New Treatments and Technologies in Thoracic Oncology Conference

This conference is open to GPs, chest physicians, thoracic oncologists, and thoracic surgeons and allied health professionals who care for patients with thoracic oncologic diseases including lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymic malignancies. The conference will improve understanding of contemporary, minimally-invasive surgical approaches to lung cancer and multimodality approach for pulmonary metastases, advanced tumour and rare thoracic […]

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Updates on Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Management in 2019

Updates on Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Management in 2019

When: 8th March 2019 from 12.00 to 17.00 Where: Irish Aviation Authority, Times Building, 11-12 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2, D02 T449. This meeting is kindly supported by Insmed. Click here to proceed with registration.

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