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02 April 2014

Irish Thoracic Society Advice Regarding Air Pollution

In the event of a deterioration in air quality, such as that currently forecast in the UK, people with chronic respiratory conditions like asthma, emphysema or bronchitis may be more susceptible to irritation.

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24 March 2014

World TB Day 2014

The Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) urges against complacency in the fight against Tuberculosis (TB) - a contagious but controllable disease that continues to pose significant public health challenges as Ireland sees a rise in cases of difficult to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB.

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21 March 2014

Dr William D Linehan MD FRCPI - An Appreciation

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Upcoming Events

16 - 21 May 2014

ATS 2014 International Conference

When: 16 - 21 May

Where: San Diego

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20 - 21 June 2014

European Pneumo Update 2014

When: 20 - 21 June 2014

Where: Vienna, Austria

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Members of the Irish Lung Health Alliance with Dr Ronnie Delany at the launch of the 'Love your Lungs' Campaign. The campaign features a new website -



Report of ITS

Ireland Needs Healthier Airways
and Lungs The Evidence

A compilation of Statistical Data by Dr. Neil Brennan, Suzanne McCormack and Dr. Terry O'Connor

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 Job Opportunities

Consultant Respiratory and General Physican - Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar

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Lecturer/Registrar in Respiratory Medicine - TCD/SJH

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