Veterinary Ireland is the representative body for veterinary surgeons in Ireland. Its role is to represent veterinary surgeons in Ireland and to facilitate the veterinary profession in its commitment to improving the health and welfare of animals under its care, to protecting public health and to serving the changing needs of its clients and the community through effective and innovative leadership. For information on membership and membership application click here.
Veterinary Ireland provides a wealth of advice and support to its members on a multitude of issues from employment law advice to policies and procedures. The organisation is also able to offer discounted deals on all manner of relevant services including reduced rates for telephone calls, insurances, health care and pensions. Through its Interest Groups, and through its CVE Committees, Veterinary Ireland organises a number of Continuing Veterinary Education events throughout the year.
Their Irish Veterinary Journal has now been fully re-launched as an open access journal with BioMed Central, and is freely available online please go to http://www.irishvetjournal.org