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
Ormonde Hotel, Killkenny

Irish Paediatric Association Annual Meeting 2017 News

We are delighted to announce that our annual meeting taking place on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th December 2017 in the Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny.

Please Click Here To Register For 2017 IPA Annual Meeting


Please Click Here To Download The IPA 2017 Meeting Programme


Please Click Here To Download The IPA 2017 Abstract Book


Please Click Here To Download Our IPA 2017 Prize Winners Listing


Guest Speakers include:

Dr Denise McDonald, Consultant Paediatrician, OLCHC, Dublin
Dr Declan O’Rourke, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, CUH Temple Street, Dublin
Dr Orla Killeen, Consultant Paediatrician, OLCHC, Dublin
Prof. Eleanor Molloy, Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health, Trinity College Dublin
Dr Shoana Quinn, Consultant Paediatrician, AMNCH, Dublin

Any questions, please contact: sinead@sineadcassidy.com

Event: IPA Annual Meeting
Venue: Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny.
Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th December 2017


Hotel Information

Hotel Venue: Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny.

Tel: (056) 775 0200

Room rates:
€135.00 per single Room Bed & Breakfast
€145.00 per Twin Room Bed & Breakfast

N.B All unbooked rooms will be released back to The Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel by 27/10/2017.
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