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Irish Pharmacy Union

Identification number in the register: 18637266236-25
Registration date: 18/07/2011 14:00:12

The information on this entity was last modified on: 10/02/2016 16:26:31
The date of the last annual update was: 10/02/2016 16:26:31
Next update due latest on: 10/02/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Irish Pharmacy Union


Friendly Society

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade unions and professional associations

    Contact details

Butterfield House Butterfield Avenue Rathfarnham
Dublin 14


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Darragh O'Loughlin

Secretary General

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Darragh O'Loughlin

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) is the representative and professional body for community pharmacists. Its mission is to promote the professional and economic interests of its members. Members of the IPU aim to provide the best possible professional pharmacy service to all members of the public. They are committed to delivering a quality, accessible, personal and professional service that puts the patient first and has as its primary goal the optimisation of the health and well-being of society. Pharmacists are accountable for their professional conduct and strive to maintain the confidence and respect of their patients, customers, the State and other professionals in the healthcare field.

  • European
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Falsified Medicines Directive, Data Protection Regulation, Transparency Directive, Tobacco Directive, Medical Devices Regulation, Recognition of Professional Qualifications Directive, Veterinary Regulations, Medicines Shortages

Medicines authentication, medicines shortages, pharmacy flu vaccination







    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 6



Members of the IPU Secretariat and Standing Committee may wish to engage with MEPs and Commission personnel to discuss Directives and Regulations of interest to community pharmacists in Ireland.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Public Health

    Membership and affiliation

The IPU is a member of the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

25,000 € - 49,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

Costs involved are membership of PGEU and attendance of PGEU meetings in Brussels.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.