The main function of the Irish Paediatric Association (IPA) is to:

  1. To promote the development of child health and paediatrics.
  2. To promote good will between all paediatric groups working in Ireland and the rest of the world.
  3. To encourage (paediatric) education and research in the specialty of child health and adolescents.
  4. To have an advocacy role in encouraging care for child and adolescent health.
  5. To provide representation on statutory bodies.
  6. To represent and express the views of its members.

The current office bearers are:

  1. Dr Turlough Bolger (President)
  2. Dr Michael O’Grady (Secretary/Treasurer)

Our membership consists of :

Doctors, Trainees and Allied Health Professionals working with children in a child health specialty in a Full-time or significant capacity and who have had significant training in Ireland.

Irish Paediatric Association, Founded 1933
Clayton Hotel, Galway

Irish Paediatric Association Annual Meeting 2018 News

We are delighted to announce that our annual meeting taking place on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th December 2018 in the Clayton Hotel, Galway.

Event: IPA 2018 Annual Meeting
Venue: Clayton Hotel Galway
Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th December 2018

Room Rates & Booking Details Are Below

Any questions, please contact: sinead@sineadcassidy.com

Please Click Here To Download Our IPA 2017 Prize Winners Listing

Hotel Information

Hotel Venue: Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway.

Tel: +353 91 721900

Room rates:
Thursday 6th December:
€95 per single room to include Bed & Breakfast
€105 per twin/double room to include Bed & Breakfast

Friday 7th December:
€109 per single room to include Bed & Breakfast
€119 per twin/double room to include Bed & Breakfast

Individual cancellations
*Once all rooms are named, the individual room cancellation is as follows: our cancellation policy is 48 hours before the date of arrival, any cancellations occur within the 48 hours will be charged the 1st nights accommodation rate, the cancellation fee will be applied to whatever method of payment was used to guarantee the booking

**Check in on the day of arrival after 14.00hrs and check out by 12.00hrs on the day of departure**

If you have any questions, please contact: sinead@sineadcassidy.com or on her mobile:  (086) 832 7943.

Looking forward to seeing you in Kilkenny!

Dr Turlough Bolger
President, IPA

Dr Turlough Bolger, IPA President

Contact Details

IPA Conference Secretariat : Mrs Sinead Cassidy
9a Coolkill,
Dublin 18,

Tel: (353) 1 295 8859
Email : info@irishpaediatricassociation.ie
Website : www.irishpaediatricassociation.ie