The IGS is a national, multidisciplinary society.

Membership is available to:

  • Health and social-care professionals
  • Academics involved in the study of ageing
  • Those concerned with advocacy for older people


  • Opportunities to network with a broad range of people from the numerous disciplines and interests of gerontology
  • Encouragement to submit research papers at study days and scientific meetings
  • Regular updates about relevant national and international events
  • Participation in international networks through our membership of IAGG
  • Regular updates on the fast-moving area of ageing in our members’ newsletter
  • Opportunities to influence submissions and policy development
  • Learn from international thinkers and practitioners at our events


There are two membership categories: ‘Ordinary’ or ‘Associate’.

Associate membership is available to those who are resident outside Ireland and the UK.

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If you would like to become a member of the Irish Gerontological Society please contact

Please note: membership is also included in the registration fee for the Scientific Meeting each year.