ITS Call under HRCI HRB Joint Funding Scheme 2020

We are pleased to announce a call for research projects under the HRCI HRB (formerly the MRCG HRB) Joint Funding Scheme 2020 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 […]


ITS – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries 2019

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 4th – 6th December 2019, kindly supported by GSK. Bursaries will cover travel, accommodation, registration fees and airport transfers to be arranged directly by the ITS for the successful applicants […]


ITS ASM 2019 – Galway 22/23 Nov – Registration Open

The ITS Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 will take place in The Galmont Hotel, Galway on 22nd and 23rd November 2019. To register for the Meeting, please click HERE To submit an abstract, please click HERE To view the ITS ASM 2019 Outline Programme, please click HERE


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 […]


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 […]


ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Irish Thoracic Society – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel Bursaries – Bridget Murray (RCSI), Dr Sinéad Walsh (NUIG) and Joshua Holmes (Queens University, Belfast). Pictured at the awarding of the bursaries at the ITS ASM 2018 in Belfast are (from l to r); Bridget […]


ASI ITS 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 2018 in Belfast. This Bursary is kindly supported by Novartis. Please follow this link for details: ASI ITS Bursary – Call for Applications    


Asthma Research Bursary worth €10,000 announced at ITS Conference

From left to right: Mr Shane Sullivan (Medical Advisor – Novartis), Dr Ross Morgan (President – Irish Thoracic Society) and Ms Sarah O’Connor (CEO – Asthma Society of Ireland) at the announcement of the ASI ITS Asthma Research Bursary at the ITS ASM 2018 in Belfast.   Asthma Research Bursary worth €10,000 announced at ITS […]


Launch of the ITS ILD Registry Annual Report 2018

The Irish Thoracic Society are delighted to announce the launch of the ITS Interstitial Lung Disease Registry Annual Report 2018, on Friday 23rd November, at the ITS Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, which took place at the Hastings Europa Hotel, Belfast. ITS ILD Registry Annual Report 2018


ITS GSK ERS Travel Bursary Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the ITS GSK European Respiratory Society Travel Bursaries – Ms Ashley Sullivan, UCC, Dr Breda Cushen, RCSI – Beaumont and Mr Peter Coss, St James’s Hospital, Dublin. They are pictured here at the European Respiratory Society Congress in Paris. Left to right: Declan Traynor and Ms Louise Mannion […]