CF Ireland Annual Conference


CF Ireland Annual Conference

The 2019 Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Annual Conference and AGM take place in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Carlow on the weekend of March 29th - 31st.

The title of the conference was "2009 - 2019: A Decade of Progress and Challenges Ahead" and covered a range of topics from exercise to organ transplant. The conference featured a mixture of speakers from the medical profession and from within the CF Community.

The conference was live streamed on recordings of the sessions can be viewed below. 

Welcome Address
Keith Mc Cabe, Treasurer, CF Ireland

A Decade of Progress and Challenges Ahead
Philip Watt, CEO, CF Ireland

How my life has changed over the past 10 years
Bevin Murphy, PWCF

How my life has changed over the past 10 years
Jillian McNulty, PWCF

How my life has changed over the past 10 years
Caroline Heffernan, PWCF & CF Advocate

Focus on transplants and organ donation
Dr. Michelle Murray, MMUH

Adherence - A PWCF Perspective
Michael Twomey, PWCF

A Parent's Perspective
Bernie Martin, Mum to Eva Rose

The role of exercise in the management of CF patients
Nicola Hurley, PhD Researcher

The virtual CF Centre and Transition
Dr. Tamara Vagg, Post-doctoral researcher, UCC


This meeting was supported by pharmaceutical companies by way of sponsorship which was limited to funding the hire of the conference venue and the provision of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s educational content at the meeting.

Chiesi  provided sponsorship towards meeting room/audio visual hire, and subsistence during educational sessions