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Welcome to the Irish Radiation Research Society

The Irish Radiation Research Society (IRRS) is an all Ireland nonprofit organisation for researchers in the field of ionising and non ionising radiation. The IRRS aims to promote and advance learning and education in the field of radiation protection and radiation research throughout the island of Ireland.

The socety is affliated to both the International Association for Radiation Research (IARR) and to the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA). The membership of IRRS is drawn from accademic institutions, health research groups and statutory agencies from throughout Ireland.


European Radiation Research Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2013, Dublin

In September 2013 the IRRS jointly hosted the European Radiation Research Society Annual Scientific Meeting in Dublin Castle together with the Association for Radiation Research, UK. The meeting was a resounding success, with over 300 scientists visiting and presenting their work. The meeting showcased Radiation Research in Europe, Ireland, the UK and beyond. A record of the meeting, together with the programme, abstracts and photos of the conference, can be accessed at


Save the date!

The 2016 Scientific meeting will take place on November 11/12th in the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, Trinity College Dublin.

Details to follow....



Affiliated Societies


The IRRS is an associated society of the International Radiation Protection Association. Members of the IRRS represent Ireland through the IRPA for the advancement of radiation protection.
The IRRS is also affiliated to the International Association for Radiation Research, an independent organization of international societies for radiation research, which organizes the International Congress for Radiation Research.

Symposium on Low Dose Radiation Biology and Radiation Risks

The IRRS and IAPM held a joint event on Low Dose Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 on the afternoon of Friday 27th February 2015. A flyer and programme for the event can be downloaded by clicking here.