Dr Barry Linnane
Dr Barry Linnane qualified with an honours degree from University College Dublin in 1998. He completed his advanced training as a Paediatric Respiratory Fellow at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and was awarded an MD in December 2009. In his current post as Paediatric Respiratory Consultant at UHL, he takes the clinical lead in the provision of care to children with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Dr Linnane was a member of the national steering group for the introduction of Cystic Fibrosis newborn screening in Ireland and sits on the National Bloodspot Screening Programme Governance Group. He is a member of the Executive Council of the CF Registry of Ireland and is a member of the Medical and Scientific Council of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. He currently sits on the National Clinical Programme CF Working Group. He was Honorary Assistant Secretary of the Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) National Council from 2010 to 2015 and was a member of the ITS Special Advisory Panels on Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma and Paediatrics. Dr Linnane is a member of the European CF Society Screening Working Group and member of European Respiratory Society Infant and Pre-school Working Group.