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 Michael O’Grady (President)
  2. Dr Paul Gallagher (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

2020 News & Dates For Your Diary

We are going virtual!!!!

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our annual conference as a one day virtual event on Friday 4 December 2020. 


Please Click Here To Submit An Abstract


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Wednesday 28th October 2020

Please keep and eye here for more information on how to register for this virtual event.

In the meantime, stay safe.

Best wishes

Michael O’Grady

President, IPA


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