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
Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork

Save The Date : Irish Paediatric Association Meeting 2020

We are delighted to announce that our 2020 IPA Annual Conference meeting will be taking place on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th of December 2020, in the Radisson Blu Hotel , Little Island , Co Cork.


Event: 2020 IPA Annual Conference
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island , Cork 
Date: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th December 2020 

Please Note: Online abstract submissions and Meeting Registrations will open in August 2020

Room Rates & Booking Details to follow

For queries please contact:  sinead@sineadcassidy.com


Looking forward to seeing you in Cork !

Dr Michael O’ Grady 
President, IPA