The Irish Society of Interventional Radiology Spring Meeting 2024

19th and 20th of April 2024

The Albert Theatre, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland

Scientific Programme

Friday the 19th of April 2024

19:00 – 19:30



The ISIR Spring Lecture 2024

Captain. Niall Downey, FRCSI

(Aer Lingus A330 Fleet)

19:30 – 20:30

Wine Reception, Albert Theatre, RCSI


ISIR Spring Dinner 2024

21:00 Peploe’s Restaurant, Dublin

Saturday the 20th of April 2024


The Professor Michael J Lee Medal Competition 2024


Clinical Cases & Complications I


Tea & Coffee


Clinical Cases & Complications II


Professor Michael Lee, IR National Programme Update

Captain Niall Downey

Captain Niall Downey, FRCSI, graduated in Medicine from Trinity College, Dublin. Following twelve years of training in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Emergency Medicine, Niall decided to change course and retrained as an airline pilot with Aer Lingus. He currently operates on the Aer Lingus A330 fleet flying on their transatlantic network. Niall lectures at major conferences worldwide on the topic of error management, in particular how it relates to healthcare and the aviation industry. Niall has recently published his first book “Oops! Why Things Go Wrong: Understanding and Controlling Error” Niall is an acknowledged expert in error management advising governments, major corporations and the health industry on how to develop a systematic approach to controlling human error. He has presented an influential TEDx talk outlining how healthcare could use aviation’s experience to reduce adverse outcomes and improve patient safety.


CME will be awarded by The Faculty of Radiologists, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

ISIR Committee

Ian Brennan Tony Geoghegan Richard Lindsay

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