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05 May 2017

Winners of the ITS Respiratory Challenge

We are pleased to announce Team Galway as the winners of the ITS Respiratory Challenge, kindly supported by Astra Zeneca. Pictured left to right: David Burke, Astra Zeneca, Dr Jacqueline Rendall, President ITS, Team Galway members Dr David Watchorn, Dr Mohammed Ahmed, Dr Breda Cushen and Dr Vincent Brennan with Professor JJ Gilmartin, Quiz Compere.

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16 September 2016

ITS GSK Travel Bursaries

The Irish Thoracic Society is now pleased to invite applications for two Travel Bursaries to the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting taking place in London from the 7th – 9th December 2016, kindly supported by GSK. 

Winners of the ITS GSK ERS Travel Bursaries were Dr Melissa McDonnell, Galway University Hospital, Dr Christina Campbell, St Vincent's University Hospital and Ms Brenda Deering, Beaumont Hospital Dublin pictured at the ERS Congress in London with Dr Jacqueline Rendall, ITS President and Mr Martijn Akveld, Director of Medical Affairs, GSK.

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16 September 2016

ASI ITS Joint Research Bursary 2016

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the Asthma Society of Ireland Irish Thoracic Society Joint Research Bursary 2016, kindly supported by Novartis. Deadline extended: 31st October

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Upcoming Events


ITS ATS Gathering 2017 Washington DC - 20th May, 5.30pm.

The ITS is delighted to invite you to the ITS ATS Gathering 2017. We look forward to meeting our colleagues on Saturday 20th May at 5.30pm in the Henley Park Hotel, Washington DC. To confirm your attendance, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by Friday 5th May.

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ITS Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

The ITS ASM took place in the Fitzpatrick Killiney Castle Hotel, Dublin, on 18 & 19 November 2016.  For meeting highlights, please see our meeting page


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

Click here to download (PDF 850k)
Click here to read press release


Members of the Irish Lung Health Alliance with winners of the 'Lovin Our Lungs' Movie Awards visit for more information.