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.


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.

Stakeholder workshop – Priority Setting for Radiation Research in Ireland

The EPA and IRRS are pleased to be hosting a workshop 'Priority Setting for Radiation Research in Ireland’ November 21st 2018, in Dublin (Sandymount Hotel). This workshop is free of charge and aims to present to the radiation research community the EPAs radiation research activities and work to date. There will also be a facilitated discussion on radiation research gaps with a view to developing a Radiation Research Roadmap. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please send us an email (N.Murphy2@epa.ie) to confirm your participation.

IRRS Annual Meeting

The 2018 IRRS meeting was held in Queen’s University Belfast June 25th-27th. This was a joint special meeting with the Association for Radiation Research (ARR) and designed to showcase radiation research in the UK and Ireland. This years theme was: health and environmental implications of multidisciplinary radiation research. The IRRS session was all about personalised radiotherapy with speakers Professor Jacinta OSullivan, Dr. Gerard Walls, Ms Soile Tapio, Mr Chris Talbot, and Mr Daniel Cullen. The meeting was well attended with over 100 participants. As always we acknowledge the generous support from our meeting sponsors who included the Irish Environmental Protection Agency and Queen’s University Belfast.

Photographs from the 2018 annual meeting are available from the following link.