Welcome to the College Events and Courses section. The College develops and hosts a wide portfolio of educational events and courses for specialists, trainees and the general public to name a few. Bringing together expertise and insight College events and courses provide an opportunity to share knowledge and experience in the field of psychiatry and beyond.

Winter Conference 2018

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland is delighted to announce that the Winter Conference 2018 will take place in the INEC/Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November 2018. The programme is currently being finalised and will be available shortly.

CPD Credits: External CPD credits (Thursday: 7 credits. Friday 6 credits)

Annual Conferences

The College holds two flagship Conferences a year – in Spring and Winter – covering national and international topics in psychiatry and other areas, usually, but not exclusively, with a specific theme. Providing the opportunity for members and trainees to mix and reconnect with peers the conference is run over two days with a combination of CPD accredited keynote speeches, plenary and parallel workshop style sessions. Development of the programme is led by the Vice President with a team of members.

Hot Topics

Hot Topics is a series of CPD approved meetings, organised by CPsychI to run one Thursday evening a month from September to April. Hot Topics meetings offer two presentations over two hours, with two CPD Credits. Many of the meetings are recorded and available to college members as CPD approved eModules. Find out more about our Hot Topic series here.

Post Graduate Training

Develop your training in line with current best practice and enhance your syllabus requirements and competencies through the course offered by Postgraduate training department.


Here you will find the best eLearning Events, eLearning Workshops, and Webinars to attend this year.

Professional Competence

Our CPD approved events supports the professional development of qualified psychiatrists, offering a wide variety of programmes, workshops, and webinars. Our aim is to inform psychiatrists of what they need to maintain professional competence as well as developing continuing educational programmes for them with a variety of event and courses such as one day conferences or short hot topic sessions.

External Affairs & Policy Events

Thursday 16th & Friday 17th November 2017. We look forward to welcoming you to the forthcoming educational and networking event in Dunboyne Castle Hotel.

Upcoming College Events

28 November

Spike Milligan Competition 2018

November 28, 2018 Button Factory, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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06 December

CPsychI Council Meeting

December 6, 2018 The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, 5 Herbert Street, Dublin 2
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14 December

REFOCUS Committee Meeting

December 14, 2018
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15 January

Hot Topics in Psychiatry Galway – January 2019

January 15, 2019 Clayton Hotel Galway, Ballybrit, Galway, Ireland
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