Encouraging the study and treatment of human infertility

The Irish Fertility Society was founded in 2005. It was set up by professionals working in the field of Reproductive Medicine in Ireland. It is based around the Constitution and Bye Laws and it has a broad base to include and represent doctors, scientists, nurses, counsellors and administrative staff working in the area of Infertility in Ireland.


Please note that the date for the forthcoming IFS 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be part of the 3rd Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Perinatal Medicine is 14th & 15th of May 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, Santry, Dublin 9. Click here for the Full Program

IFS have two excellent speakers, Prof David Adamson & Prof Tom Fleming and we will also have a dedicated free communications session and a session for an AGM.

Abstract Submissions -Note: Deadline is midnight Friday 13th March - All abstracts are to be submitted online. Please follow this link for submission information. Please follow the instructions and fill in all required fields carefully. Please review these files:

  1. Guidelines for Abstract Submission
  2. Abstract Submission Form

All those submitting an abstract must also register for the conference itself via rcpi.ie and pay the appropriate fee (see fee schedule in downloads attached).

The Executive Committee is really keen to have as many people as possible at this meeting and in particular at our AGM, as there are serious issues that need to be discussed regarding the future of the Irish Fertility Society.

Please put these dates in your diary and further information will follow.


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Irish Independent Article 7 Mar 2013 - Download PDF

ESHRE Basic Semen Analysis Training & Certification
This course gives people the ESHRE Basic Semen Analysis training and certificate of it. This is the best way to check your Andrology Lab are meeting the requirements of WHO and the ESHRE guidelines. Find out more at the link. Course is run by British Andrology Society / ESHRE and has a discounted rate for ABA members. Use this link for information: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/mds-cpd/bsa.aspx

The 2nd Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine (ICOGPM) took place on Fri 30th Nov and Sat 1st Dec 2012 at Druid's Glen Hotel. This incorporated 8 societies including Irish Fertility Society. The Irish Fertility welcomed Guest Speakers Prof Arne Sunde, Prof John O'Leary and Prof Sheena Lewis to the meeting. Login to your Members Area for more information.

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Membership of the Irish Fertility Society is open to all those involved in the science and practice of Human Fertility, Reproductive Medicine and Biology. It will include clinicians, nurses, scientists, counsellors and other health service professionals willing to become Members. Download an application form for membership of the society here


The opportunity to belong to a strong Society representing the interests of all professional practicing in the field of reproductive medicine in Ireland. Part of a network and ability to liaise with other professionals across the country. The opportunity to present research and improve clinical practice. Regular update on the affairs of the Irish Fertility Society. Access through the Society to other sister Societies worldwide (ESHRE, IFFS)

IFS Member Clinics:

Beacon CARE Fertility
Clane Fertility Clinic
Cork Fertility Centre
Galway Fertility Unit
HARI Clinic
Merrion Fertility Clinic
The Morehampton Clinic
The Kilkenny Clinic