March 12th, 2019

Hotel Accommodation

Make sure to book your room in the Galmont Hotel soon if you are staying the night during the conference. Rooms will go on general sale after 9 April so please book before this date. Accommodation in the hotel can be booked by contacting them directly on 091 538 300. You can also click here for the Galmont website and enter the nights you are staying for the conference, but make sure to use the special promo code IPU2019 so that you get access to the rooms. Use this code when making your reservation on the phone too. Please note that the special conference rate is only available on Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May.

February 22nd, 2019

New Speaker Added to Conference Programme

We are pleased to announce that Rónán Collins MD FRCP (Lond) FRCPI FESO, Consultant in Geriatric and Stroke Medicine and Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary AF Clinic at Tallaght University Hospital, will join Edwina Morrissey for the session The Pharmacist in an Atrial Fibrillation Clinic . . . A Model of Care, taking place at 5.30pm on Friday 10 May. This session will help you to gain a better understanding of atrial fibrillation, its diagnosis, complications and treatment.

February 20th, 2019

10 Sessions to choose from at IPU Conference

At this year’s conference, you can choose from 10 engaging educational sessions, giving you the opportunity to attend six sessions over the weekend. Our business sessions will cover topics such as innovation, economic trends, and leadership, delegation and communication skills, while our clinical programme will include sessions on eczema, atrial fibrillation and palliative care. The wide variety of sessions are delivered by industry experts and are tailored for pharmacists. A certificate of attendance will be issued to every pharmacist after the conference in order to support you in recording your CPD activity in your ePortfolio. Click here to view all of our sessions that will be held over the weekend.

January 31st, 2019


Welcome to the IPU National Pharmacy Conference website!


We are really looking forward to the 2019 IPU conference after the huge success of last year’s event. The conference is being held on 10 – 12 May in The Galmont Hotel, Galway city. This website will provide you with all the details you need to know about the weekend, including the many educational sessions available, the highly rated Plenary Session and return of the much-anticipated Panel Discussion. Make sure you check out our Programme page for a list of all the events that will be happening over the weekend. Make sure to book by 29 March to avail of the Early Bird rate.


Looking forward to seeing you in Galway!