ITS Winter Meeting 2022

The Irish Thoracic Society winter meeting will take place on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of December 2022. More details to follow.


ITS Summer 2022 Case Forum – Prize Winners

The Prize winners at the ITS Summer Case Forum – Oral Presentations: Dr Sarah Farrell, Dr Matthew Chad Eastwood and Dr Margaret Higgins Poster Presentations: Dr Junaid Rasul Awan, Dr David O’Sullivan and Dr Kate Somers    



Exceptional Summer Meeting of The Irish Thoracic Society 27th May 2022

Dear Members, You are invited to attend The Exceptional Irish Thoracic Society Summer Meeting & Case Study Forum which will be held on Friday 27th May in Galway. We are delighted to welcome everyone back to our first in-person meeting in over 2 years. Please click HERE to see the agenda for the meeting.   Members […]


ITS Statement Regarding Vectura Acquisition by PMI

Irish Thoracic Society Statement Regarding Vectura Acquisition by PMI The Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) joins with the global respiratory healthcare community1 in condemning the recent acquisition of Vectura, a company which produces devices for inhaled medications, by tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI). The acquisition raises a number of serious ethical and regulatory issues not […]



ITS A. Menarini ATS Bursary 2022

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to offer two Bursaries to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meeting taking place in San Francisco on the 13 – 18 May,  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 the […]


ITS Virtual ASM November 19th 2021

We are pleased to bring you details of the Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 which will take place virtually on Friday 19th November. To register for the meeting please click HERE. For the meeting programme click HERE.


Irish Donor Network Expresses Deep Concern at Significant Decline in Transplantation and Organ Donation Rates & Calls for Range of Measures from Government

Irish Donor Network Expresses Deep Concern at Significant Decline in Transplantation and Organ Donation Rates & Calls for Range of Measures from Government   – Organ transplant rate down by 32% in 2020 compared with 2019 with deceased organ donation rate down by 27%  – Ireland only in 18th place out of EU28 countries for transplants […]


ITS Call under HRCI HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2022

We are pleased to announce a call for research projects under the HRCI HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2022 to the value of €100,000 over two years. This call is made possible thanks to the kind support of GSK through an unrestricted grant. The scheme involves a detailed application and international peer review process. To facilitate this our […]