Welcome to ISTJA

Established in 1985, the Irish Science & Technology Journalists’ Association (ISTJA) represents about 90% of working science journalists in Ireland.

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News & Events

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.

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New members are always welcome!

Three categories of membership are available: Full, Associate & Student.
Third-level students get 50% off membership costs.

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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


  • Established: 1985
  • Membership: > 30 journalists
  • Affiliations: WFSJ & EUSJ


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