The Irish Society of Gastroenterology are a group of medical specialists working in the field of gastrointestinal and liver disease and associated research.  They organise and host regular platforms and conferences and promote ongoing education and training in gastroenterology at all levels. International links are maintained and developed to assist with the flow of information in the field.

Founded in 1984, The Irish Society for Colitis & Crohn’s Disease (ISCC) is the patient-to-patient support group for people who are living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Ireland. They are a member of the European Federation of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA).

The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) influence IBD management through the development, publication, dissemination and teaching of IBD guidelines and other educational materials. They facilitate and promote the education of health care professionals in the field of IBD and host an annual congress which features oral and poster presentations as well as educational courses and workshops. is part of an information campaign by the Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science (IPPOSI) intended to advise the public about clinical trials. The aim is to increase the positive attitude which people have about participating in a clinical trial and the willingness of people to participate in research.