Commencement Date:                                 3rd October 2023

Title of Post:                                                  Specialist Registrar (SpR) in Radiology 

Duration of Programme:                              Five Years (subject to satisfactory continuous assessments)  


Approved Hospitals:  


  • Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 
  • St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 
  • St. James Hospital, Dublin 
  • Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin 
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin 
  • Galway University Hospital 
  • Cork University Hospital, Cork 
  • Mercy University Hospital, Cork 
  • Waterford University Hospital 
  • University Hospital Limerick 

Additional hospitals throughout Ireland may be accredited during the course of your training. Successful candidates may be required to rotate between training hospitals.  

Entry Requirements:  

  • For Radiology, all applicants must have, as a minimum, at least 2 years clinical experience.   
    • One year as an intern and 1 year as an SHO is the minimum acceptable pre-Radiology training.  
  • All candidates must be registered or eligible for registration with the Irish Medical Council (  
  • Candidates must meet the English Language requirements as detailed on our website beforeapplying for the training scheme (insert link)   
  • Salary:  In accordance with approved Department of Health scales (  
  • Application Conditions & Procedures:  A complete application consists of the following: 1 passport photo, scanned copy of passport, 1 application pack which includes an application form, applicant self-scoring sheet, applicant declaration form and all supporting documentation and a full curriculum vitae.  Applications must include all of your supporting documentation together in one single PDF document. 3 references (must be scanned and emailed – can be sent separately)  
  • 1 copy of your full curriculum vitae  
  • A passport size photograph 
  • 1 copy of Transcripts of Medical School Results 
  • 1 copy of Verification of your decile /centile place within graduating class 
  • 1 copy of Verification of other relevant Degree(s) / Diplomas / Professional Examinations 
  • 1 copy of Verification of Publications, Reviews, Case Reports, Book Chapters to include PubMed reference page and copy of front page of published work.  Publications accepted for publication but not published require a letter from the editor confirming acceptance for publication of the piece.  The acceptable letter should reference the author’s position on the paper and title of work.  Work in progress is not accepted.
  • 1 copy of Verification of presentations and research prizes.  
  • Please provide evidence of your eligibility for or currently hold, registration in the General Division/Trainee Specialist Division (Please refer to Eligibility for General or TSD doc on our website)
  • English Language Competency All applicants are required at the time of application to demonstrate their English language competency either by means of submitting the required IELTS/OET Certificate or by declaring themselves exempt under one of the exemptions outlined in the guidance document and providing the required documentary evidence of same (Please refer to guidelines on our website). 
  • All applicants will be required at the time of application to submit a colour scanned copy of their passport and, as appropriate, a colour scanned copy of the current immigration stamp held by the applicant from the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service and / or a scanned copy of the applicant’s current Certificate of Registration from the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB card). (See statement by INIS outlining recent changes to immigration arrangements for doctors working in the public hospitals on our website) 

Verification of the above items are required for awarding points for the selection process. Failure to submit these items with your application form will result in you losing out on points you may be entitled to otherwise. Under no circumstances will marks be given after the shortlisting. 

Applications must be submitted in full.  Parts of applications WILL NOT be accepted by any means.  Any such documents received by this method will be discarded. 

Structures Reference Forms 

Original Structured reference forms X 3 (see link on website – can be scanned and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. references can be submitted separate to your application) 

It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that the structured reference forms(x3) are submitted to the Faculty of Radiologists on or before the closing date:  

Shortlisted applicants will be required to bring their official logbook and certificates along to the interview.  Please be aware that all references and verifications documentation will be made available to interview panel. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all documentation is provided at the time of submission.  

Selection Process:  Applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified in writing and any additional information required will be requested at that time. Please ensure accurate and full completion of the application form as scoring will be based solely on this.  Your Curriculum Vitae will only be reviewed at the interview stage.  


Dates for your diary:  

Closing Date:                                                                7th November 2022

Provisional Interview Date:                                           25th/26th January 2023

Queries to: 

Faculty of Radiologists 

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 

123 St. Stephens Green  

Dublin 2  


Queries to:   

 Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 




Hospital Coordinators 

Details regarding on site and Hospital Coordinator visits will be made available to shortlisted candidates only. 

Tallaght University Hospital (Dr. Ian Murphy)
Beaumont Hospital (Dr. Douglas Mulholland)
Cork University Hospital (Dr. Stephen Power)
Mercy University Hospital (Dr. Marie Staunton)
Galway University Hospital (Dr. James McGarry)
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (Dr Barry Hutchinson)
St. James's Hospital (Dr. Ian Brennan)
St. Vincent’s University Hospital (Dr. Ronan Ryan)
Waterford University Hospital (Dr Ciaran Redmond)
University Hospital Limerick (Dr Gareth Kiernan)
National Training Coordinator (Dr John Walsh)

Should you be successful in obtaining a position on the Faculty of Radiologists Training Programme, you will be required to formally write to both the Faculty and your employing hospital (Human Resources Department or Medical Manpower) within one month of the offer to confirm that you are accepting the training post.  If you have not notified both the Faculty and to your employing hospital (Human Resources Department or Medical Manpower) within the month, the offer will be withdrawn. 

Any attempt to provide misleading or false information to improve your score in shortlisting or interview will result in automatic disqualification.  


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