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

To promote the development of child health and paediatrics.
To promote good will between all paediatric groups working in Ireland and the rest of the world.
To encourage (paediatric) education and research in the specialty of child health and adolescents.
To have an advocacy role in encouraging care for child and adolescent health.
To provide representation on statutory bodies.
To represent and express the views of its members.
The current office bearers are:

Dr Michael O’Grady (President)
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

Latest News & Dates For Your Diary

2024 IPA Annual Conference

2024 Conference – Save the Date!!! 

Many thanks to all who attended our 2023 Conference.  Our 2024 Conference will take place on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November 2024

Venue:  Radisson Hotel, Little Island, Cork

For queries please contact:  sinead@sineadcassidy.com

Looking forward to seeing you in 2024

Prof. Michael O’Grady


The Raddison, Little Island , Cork

Congratulations To Our 2023 Prize Winners

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