ITS A. Menarini ATS Bursary 2024

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to offer two Bursaries to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meeting taking place in San Diego on the 17 – 22 May, kindly supported by A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals. The two bursaries (2,500Euro each) will be awarded based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to the ATS. It is […]



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 […]


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 […]


ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursaries 2023 – Call for Applications

ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursaries 2023 – Call for Applications   The Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) is pleased to invite applications for 2 Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 22nd – 24th November 2023, kindly supported by GSK.  This award is open to all […]


Opt-Out Organ Donation Consent System

The Irish Thoracic Society supports the introduction of an Opt-Out Organ Donation Consent System.  Briefing Paper –  Human Tissue Bill IDN from members of the Irish Donors Network.


European Citizen’s Initiative for a Tobacco Free Europe.

The Irish Thoracic Society supports a European Citizen’s Initiative for a Tobacco Free Europe which aims to achieve the first European tobacco free generation and a tobacco free environment by 2030. 1 million signatures are needed across Europe.  Ireland needs to reach 9,165 signatures. ECITFE TFRI News Release January 2023 Information About European Citizens’ Initiative […]



ITS ASM 2022 Highlights – Guest Speakers

We were delighted to welcome our guest speakers to Killashee, who presented a series of excellent and informative addresses to the Annual Scientific Meeting 2022. Pictured above: Dr Elliott Crouser, Professor of Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine Developments in Sarcoidosis Pathogenesis and Treatment