9th Annual Respiratory Nursing Conference

Welcome to the Anáil Annual Conference page. This year we will host our 9th Annual Conference and are delighted to be hosting a face to face conference in The Strand Hotel, Limerick City. We look forward to welcoming our members to a networking dinner on Thursday 24th March and our daylong conference on Friday 25th March 2022.

Please see below some important information for attendees.

COVID-19 Guidance and Precautions
Current COVID-19 guidelines can be found here. It is important that all attendees follow precautions as per the above link and as follows:

  • Do not attend the conference if you have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Maintain social distancing as much as possible.  This is most important while moving around our sponsor’s area and at break times. We are keeping tables to a maximum of 6 people, please do not overcrowd tables.
  • Clean your hands regularly. Hand sanitiser will be provided.
  • While antigen testing is not mandatory we will provide an antigen test in your goodie bag should you wish to take a test.
  • Facemasks are not mandatory but if you feel more comfortable wearing one please do so.

If you are availing of overnight accommodation on 24th March hotel check-in is from 15.00 and check-out time is 12.00noon. Please ensure you check out after breakfast or during the tea-break. A gentle Anáil will cover the cost of B&B. You will only be charged if you are a no show.

Dinner- Thursday 24th March
We are looking forward to letting the hair down with you on Thursday evening. Dinner will be served at 7.30pm in the hotel restaurant.

Conference registration is now closed. If you have any queries or if you need to cancel your place at the conference and/or dinner on Thursday evening please email respiratorynursingireland@gmail.com.  If you need to cancel your accommodation booking please liaise directly with the hotel- 061 421 800.

Conference Check-in Friday 25th March
Check-in will open on Friday at 08.45 in the lobby area that is located outside the Shannon Suite. This area is located on the lower ground floor of the hotel.

The first speaker will start at 09.15am. Our meeting will close at approx. 4pm.

Anáil Members Meeting
If you have items to add to the agenda please respond please email respiratorynursingireland@gmail.com ASAP. We will send the agenda early next week. We will also bring printed copies to the meeting on Friday.

 Anáil Quiz
The first Anáil quiz will take place on Friday afternoon. The questions will be a mix of medical and general knowledge. There will be 6 per team/table.  First prize will be €100 One4All voucher for each team member, 2nd Prize is a gift set from Grounded Well-being for each team member and 3rd Prize is a gift box from Sweet King for each team member.

As in previous years our conference sponsors will be present. Please make sure you visit the stands prior to the first speaker and during the tea break. Anáil is extremely grateful to the following companies for sponsoring our event this year:

Accord, A. Menarini, AstraZeneca, ALK- Abello, Air Liquide, BOC, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardiac Service, Direct Medical, Fusion Allergy,  GSK, Novartis, Orion Pharma, and  Viatris.


Click here to view our Agenda.


We look forward to seeing you on the 24th and 25th!

Anáil Committee