Welcome to ISTJA
Established in 1985, the Irish Science & Technology Journalists’ Association (ISTJA) represents about 90% of working science journalists in Ireland.
The ISTJA runs a number of events and workshops throughout the year. Members can apply for awards and grants. In recent years, we ran the BEYOND CHEERING series which took a critical look at science coverage in the Irish media. Sign up to our event alerts here.
Three categories of membership are available: Full, Associate & Student.
Third-level students get 50% off membership costs.
To sustain and improve the quality of coverage of science and technology in Ireland – To increase awareness of scientific and technological developments and issues – To assist ISTJA members to network
Leading officers are elected annually. The Executive Office then meets on an ongoing basis. View our constitution here.
President 2023: Sean Duke
Vice President 2023: Anthea Lacchia