IRNN was established in 2008 to support the educational and professional needs of Clinical Research Nurses in Ireland. Use these pages to learn about our network, view our newsletter, and learn about upcoming events.


#WhyWeDoResearch is a twitter campaign aimed at raising research awareness for healthcare professionals, patients and public.

Resources for Research Nurses

The IRNN is delighted to present both the orientation and competency packs for clinical research nurses

Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Well done to all the authors for drawing attention to the hugely important role that #CRNurses and research teams are play… Slide Background RT @IACRN: Wow. Over 800,000 impressions and 439 tweets after our first day of #IACRN20 Be sure to be ready to tweet for our twitter chat o… Slide Background Shaunagh Browning explored, in America, the role of Unlicensed Clinical Research Coordinator (ULCRC) versus Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) who have a nursing license #WhyWeDoResearch #IACRN20 https://t.co/tnPipIYWzG https://t.co/tnPipIYWzG Slide Background Shaunagh Browning presents on the Clinical Research Coordinator #WhyWeDoResearch #IACRN20 https://t.co/0teOfbT7nj Slide Background RT @ClaireW_UK: An amazing, humble & proud experience, all thanks to @FNightingaleF & @LizJRobb #iacrn20 Slide Background RT @JenAllisonCRF: Excited to be able to view all sessions in this virtual conference @IACRN #IACRN20 Slide Background Lorraine Hodsdon from @GreatOrmondSt discussing paediatric research #IACRN20 #WhyWeDoResearch https://t.co/cGyElwgBms Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: @JenAllisonCRF opens #IACRN20 with wishing Florence Nightingale Happy Birthday during #YearoftheNurseandMidwife https://… Slide Background RT @IACRN: Cynda Rushton kicks off #IACRN20 with a fascinating presentation on Preserving integrity in response to ethical challenges durin… Slide Background Registration for IRNN AGM closes Monday 26 October 2020 - https://t.co/WUEqtKvCgS Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Really looking forward to #IACRN20 starting tomorrow. It’s a great programme & fab opportunity to meet CRNs from all over… Slide Background RT @klouisewood: Great progress made by @HDR_UK in enabling visibility and access to the UK’s rich datasets Slide Background RT @PDarbyshire: One for @IACRN @IACRNUKandIRE @BostonIacrn @Irish_RNN @ResNurse @_CNiR @ItapsResearch Research nurses rising to the chal… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: For more online training opportunities visit our website! 💡 📖 - Study Intensity Tool - restarting - Advanced Therapies -… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: We want to learn more about the contemporary role of the #CRNurse If you are in a Clinical Research Nurse role, please tak… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: See below a message from the @IACRN conference organising committee inviting #CRNurses to #IACRN20 @IACRNUKandIRE @BostonI… Slide Background SAVE THE DATE - IRNN AGM - https://t.co/JzZsC7xYah Slide Background RT @simonewalshRGN: Opportunity for a Clinical Research Nurse with experience in Infectious Diseases - CRC Beaumont https://t.co/OZVkLiOgs0… Slide Background RT @hrbireland: Opportunity to develop doctoral training programmes in patient-focused research. New @hrbireland call for Collaborative Doc… Slide Background RT @ClaireW_UK: Really looking forward to this years virtual conference (the first virtual ill have attended). If you’re in the UK & wond… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: After a great conference in Philly in 2019 #IACRN20 is virtual, so there are even more opportunities for international #CR… Slide Background RT @KateF224: Great funding opportunities led by @Irish_RNN @hrbireland https://t.co/VW6KqBeeBt Slide Background RT @EvidSynIRL: Are you interested in learning how to do a #Qualitative #EvidenceSynthesis? Do you have an interest in #maternitycare? Exce… Slide Background SAVE THE DATE - IRNN AGM - https://t.co/bJQ0s1yLXz Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: Check our training/events calendar - updated with GCP and Research training for the remainder of 2020. Contact our partner CR… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: We're seeking to hire a full time Clinical Research Associate II - all details are here: https://t.co/co68URSodV https… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: Check out the following link for a number of exciting new roles are available at Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) and the Nati… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Great memories of THE @IACRN conference last year. Looking forward to the virtual #IACRN20 Register here https://t.co/JzBr… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Very interesting article about the importance of equipoise in #clinicalresearch Well worth a read @IACRN @SRNCN1 @NIHR_UKC… Slide Background RT @IACRN: The time has come! Registration is now OPEN for our 12th Annual Conference. Hear from speakers Cynda H. Rushton, PHD, MSN, RN an… Slide Background RT @IACRN: Please see below the link to register for #IACRN20 It will showcase the amazing contributions that Clinical Research Nurses make… Slide Background RT @CochraneUK: Please help @CochranePCG prioritise a short list of Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth reviews for updating: https://t.co/Dm… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: @hrbireland launches grant call for 'Cancer Trials in Ireland 2021'. Find specific details about 'Cancer Trials Delive… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Great idea @GCUNursing @GCUNursingSoc @GCUNursingnow @SRNCN1 @NIHR_UKCRFN @ClaireW_UK @IACRNUKandIRE @IACRN @Irish_RNN @Ke… Slide Background Update on IRNN events - https://t.co/FWix5j4VLc Slide Background RT @ClaireW_UK: SAVE THE DATE #nihr70at70 senior nurse and midwife leaders will be guest hosting the next #whywedoresearch tweetchat on Tu… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Just a reminder that the deadline for submission of your abstract is the 1st of August. @IACRN @Irish_RNN @SRNCN1 @NIHR_UK… Slide Background RT @ClaireW_UK: 📌NEWS ALERT📌 #whywedoresearch tweetchat Tues 4th August 2020, 20:00-21:00 BST Guest hosted by #nihr70at70 senior nurrse &… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Just a reminder of 1st Aug abstract deadline for the #CRN & #CRM focused edition of @JRN_latest to advance international u… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Call for poster submissions for 2020 @IACRN International Clinical Research Nurses online conference SUBMISSION DEADLINE… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Excellent Clinical Research Facility Job Opportunities - Senior Research Sister @LancashireCRF - CRF Manager @NottmBRC -… Slide Background RT @hrbtmrn: To ensure you place is secure at our upcoming #trialmethodology Symposium 2020 - join our mailing list - https://t.co/gco7epg… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: The @hrb annual conference 2020 - online 24/25 Nov, with the theme 'Trust and truth in health research', with @hrbtmrn @EvidS… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: Reminder - Phase 2 of @scienceirel COVID-19 Rapid Response funding is open, deadline for applications 26th Aug https://t.co/… Slide Background RT @DrRobertOConnor: Delighted to announce our latest @IrishCancerSoc #cancerresearch call. Research is a vital aspect of ensuring best out… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: This week we should be at the 16th @NIHR_UKCRFN conference - throwback Thurs to the 2012 conference in @tcddublin Were you th… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: Just a reminder to all #CRNurses & #CRNMidwives that we will have a special edition of @JRN_latest devoted to your work. P… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: CRF staff have worked hard to support the pandemic in many ways: -Redeployed to clinical care -Rapid set-up & recruitmen… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: Join the @IPPOSI online discussion 'Patients Re-imagining Healthcare' on Monday next 1.00 pm to 2.15. Full details and regist… Slide Background RT @palliativeire: The Education & Research Seminar in 2021 will be our 20th Anniversary and the E&R Forum of the IAPC are seeking expressi… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: As I am new to @JamesPagetNHS & role of Senior Clinical Research AHP I will tweet about my experiences & how I approach… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: The #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchats are back to a monthly schedule starting TOMORROW at 8pm Topic: Now that restrictions are… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: @JPUHResearch @ClaireW_UK @TinkleLin @GordonHill1 @maxton_fiona @NIHRCRNEastern @NIHR_UKCRFN @Irish_RNN @IACRN @IACRNUKa… Slide Background RT @HSEResearch: Please RT: @HSELive @HSEResearch is developing guidance framework for #Staff conducting #Research. Help us understand the… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: @HRCIreland are seeking a dynamic, passionate person to work as a Research Support Officer in their organisation. Check detai… Slide Background RT @GordonHill1: [email protected] @IACRNUKandIRE @Irish_RNN Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: Next #WhyWeDoReseach tweetchat: Tuesday 7 July at 20:00 (British Time). Previous #WhyWeDoResearch tweetchats discussed… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: Huge congratulations to @drjoanne_cooper on her appointment as Head of Nursing Research at NHS. Exciting time for nurses… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: @cancertrials_ie seeks Expressions of Interest for the role of Vice Clinical Lead. Everything you need to know - roles… Slide Background RT @FrancesShiely: There are a few remaining places for our Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trials (online;part-time) @CRF_CORK #EpiTw… Slide Background RT @JPUHResearch: 5 questions / 5 minute mini survey about the #whywedoresearch #covid19 support tweetchats - link below if your like to sh… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Trials in a Pandemic - FREE online conference starts TOMORROW International speakers from @WHO, @Sydney_Uni, @UofT & @NI… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: #Wearehiring a Professor of Cancer Nursing @TCD_SNM to become an integral part of the clinical & academic multidisciplinary r… Slide Background RT @hrbireland: Irish patients with COVID-19 can soon take part in the WHO Solidarity clinical trial for COVID-19 which will get underway a… Slide Background RT @CRF_CORK: Clinical operations @CRF_CORK are supporting a point of care study, testing over 500 healthcare workers for presence of Covid… Slide Background RT @smithhazelann: #WhyWeDoResearch hosted weekly (now started monthly) support tweetchats during #Covid_19. We have a 'five Q/5 min' surve… Slide Background RT @CrfgHrb: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a 2x full time fixed-term positions as a #Research #Nurse in A… Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: The @hrbtmrn 2020 symposium - Trials In A Pandemic, will take place online over June 30th/July 1st. https://t.co/qpYTOCZEnT Slide Background RT @hrbireland: Are you a researcher aiming to lead your own research project independently? Sign up to @wellcometrust webinar to learn mor… Slide Background RT @uccnursmid: Save the date for Annual Conference @uccnursmid Feb 4th 2021 Year of the Nurse-Responding to Crisis. Excellent line up of… Slide Background RT @TinkleLin: Our latest paper on the factors that influence success in research delivery can be found here 👇🏻Grateful to the #CRNurses wh… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Check out our #Postgraduate programmes & take the opportunity to study at #Ireland’s leading School of #Nursing & #Midwifery @… Slide Background RT @cancertrials_ie: The latest @cancertrials_ie update on accruals, ongoing studies, and monitoring during the pandemic has just been uplo… Slide Background RT @HRCIreland: 🎉We are delighted to launch our 2019 Annual Report 🎉 https://t.co/O6p4YNTiHG. It was a great year for HRCI-from celebrating… Slide Background RT @hrbtmrn: Trials in a #Pandemic - embracing flexibility and ensuring integrity - FREE online special symposium - tackling the conduct of… Slide Background Updates from the IRNN (June 2020) - https://t.co/OiT9GobM88 Slide Background RT @statsepi: Apologies for the shameless self-promotion, but if you are interested in clinical trials, we have a fully online postgrad pro… Slide Background RT @IPPOSI: @IPPOSI is embarking on a project to map public and patient involvement in healthcare in Ireland. If you think you can contribu… Slide Background RT @IrishHospice: You are not alone in grief. The @IrishHospice Bereavement Support Line is a new dedicated National Phone Line to support… Slide Background In 2018 @DavidORiordan7 invited @Irish_RNN members to participate in his study looking at pharmacovigilance and ADR reporting in clinical trials. Results are now published: https://t.co/FdnsoXULZz #WhyWeDoResearch #MakeSpace4Research https://t.co/FdnsoXULZz Slide Background RT @nmpduwest: The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) invites the views of the public, registrants, nursing and midwifery candid… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: TUESDAY TOOL OF THE WEEK Deviation Management Guideline & Template Identify, record & correct areas & activities that do… Slide Background RT @IACRN: FREE On-Demand Webinars for ALL Nurses. ANA COVID-19 webinar series cover different aspects of the crisis and provide up-to-date… Slide Background RT @HeartBeatTrust_: We are Hiring! Research Nurse position in St. Michaels Hospital. Flexible / Job share option & lovely team! @Irish_R… Slide Background RT @hrbtmrn: Digital tools for #trialrecruitment and #retention—plenty of tools but rigorous evaluation is in short supply - @shauntreweek… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Full-time 3-year #PhD #Scholarship Sep 2020 & is focused on children’s perspectives of the initiation of tech dependence. Fu… Slide Background RT @donalb5: https://t.co/l3JSKicWY1 Delighted to say we are now recruiting a coordinator for our Life After Cancer Clinic pilot for wome… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Congratulations to Dr Fintan Sheerin who was elected Head of School of Nursing & Midwifery @tcddublin yesterday. We wish hi… Slide Background RT @CrfgHrb: Exciting research positions up for grab at the @CrfgHrb Looking to fill the following: Clinical Research Assistant NUIG 077-20… Slide Background RT @scienceirel: Don’t forget the #IrelandinSF Virtual Speaker Series is on today at 5pm (Irish time). Register now: https://t.co/ukCNROvqD… Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: Closing Date for Applications - 11 June 2020 Full-time PhD #student #scholarship available with our ERC #Research TechChild… Slide Background RT @DerekCStewart: Out of curiosity - what topics would each of you like to see being talked about with #WhyWeDoResearch as we move to a MO… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Calling all #CRF staff & partner organisations Send news, annoucements and achivements for the June newsletter to ukcrf.… Slide Background RT @UCDClinRes: We are pleased to announce a Bursary competition for Irish/EU students who have been accepted onto our Masters in Clinical… Slide Background RT @NIHR_UKCRFN: Today's #whywedoresearch tweetchat Today between 8pm and 9pm following the hashtag >> #whywedoresearch Slide Background RT @HRB_CRCI: The latest update of COVID-19 lit review from @ECRIN_ERIC is available https://t.co/uhsoDozWzl Slide Background RT @TCD_SNM: School of Nursing & Midwifery, @tcddublin & @DMHospitalGroup are seeking to appoint a Professor of Cancer Nursing to be an in… Slide Background RT @Irish_RNN: @CRP_Ireland is looking to recruit a Research Nurse/ Coordinator for Drogheda, County Louth: https://t.co/Sk0XmQWAur #jobfai… Slide Background RT @DerekCStewart: #WhyWeDoResearch SELF CARE is the topic on Tues 2nd June 8pm BST So, what have you been learning during lockdown? @EmmaY… Slide Background RT @NIHRCRNEastern: Could you help deliver @NIHRresearch in Primary Care and Dementias? Got experience in study protocols, feasibility & re…