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Irish Society of Urology

The Irish Society of Urology was founded in 1956 to promote the speciality of Urology and its related medical sciences in Ireland, and to encourage and promote urological training and scientific research.

The Society is advisory to the Irish Department of Health and JCHST concerning urological training and manpower issues. The society is a member of the IBU, EAU and UEMS.  

The BJU International is the official journal for ISU. 

ISU Council

President: Mr. Peter Ryan, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
Vice-President: Mr. Eamonn Rogers, Bon Secours Hospital, Galway
Treasurer: Mr. Ivor Cullen, University Hospital Waterford 
Honorary Secretary: Mr. Barry McGuire, Beaumont & Connolly Hospitals, Dublin 


Registration to the Annual Meeting includes Membership subscription for the year.

Full membership
A person is eligible to become a member of the Irish Society of Urology provided he/she is on the Specialist Register for Urology and is practising as a consultant urologist in Ireland. Members can attend the AGM and vote and are eligible to be an officer of the Society provided they are in good standing.

Associate Membership
A person may become an associate member of the Irish Society of Urology provided he/she maintains an active interest in Irish urological affairs or participates in urological services including, but not exclusively, radiology, pathology and research.

Overseas Membership
Overseas Membership is available to those who are practicing as urologists outside Ireland and who wish to retain an interest in Irish urology. He/she may attend the AGM but not vote.

Junior Membership
This category is open to all trainees in urology in Ireland. This will include registrars in numbered posts as well as Specialist Registrars. It is recommended that all registrars become corresponding members. A representative of this group can attend the AGM but cannot vote.

Senior Membership
Retired consultants can be formally elected to become senior members upon their retirement. Senior Members are welcome to attend the AGM but not vote.

For queries on the ISU Annual Meeting, please contact: 
RCSI Conference & Events
123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2


For all other Urology queries, please visit the ISU website  

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