About Us

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Radiation Safety Ireland is a leading consultancy firm in the specialist area of radiological protection. The business was founded by Dr. Elaine Doorly, (PhD, Trinity College Dublin), who has worked in the fields of occupational health and safety management and radiological protection for over 20 years. Employed by Trinity College Dublin for the past 18 years as College Radiological Protection Officer, Elaine has also, in the past, held the roles of Safety Manager for large employers, such as the North Eastern and South Eastern Health Boards.

Radiation Protection Adviser Services and Radiation Safety Training Courses have been provided by Elaine on a consultancy basis to private industry for more than a decade.


  • B.Sc (Hons) Environmental Health, Trinity College, University of Dublin 1991 (2.1 Hons)
  • M.Sc. Occupational Health, Safety and Ergonomics. National University of Ireland Galway, 1993
  • PhD (Pure and Applied Physics, Environmental Radioactivity), Trinity College Dublin, 2006
  • Certificate of Professional Development in Radiation Protection - University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 2010
  • Certificate in Training and Continuing Education, National University of Ireland Maynooth.
  • Numerous specialist Radiological Protection courses undertaken including National Radiological Protection Board U.K. (now Public Health England)? Radiation Protection Supervisors Course, and Radiation Protection Supervisors (Unsealed Sources) Course, King's College London.
  • Radiation Protection Supervisor Course - Ionactive - Missenden Abbey, UK. 2015
  • EPA-ORP approved Radiation Protection Adviser

Link to Certificate of Competence issued by the EPA-ORP

Membership of Professional Organisations

  • Chartered Radiation Protection Professional (CRadP)
  • Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH)
  • Member of the Institute of Physics (M.Inst.P) - Click here.
  • Member of the Association of University Radiological Protection Officers (MAURPO)
  • Member of the International Radiological Protection Association (MIRPA)
  • Member of the Society for Radiological Protection (MSRP)
  • Member of the Institutiuon for Safety in Technology & Research (MISTR)
  • Dr. Doorly is also a member of the European Union Platform on Training and Education in Radiological Protection (EUTERP)

Radiation Protection Advice and Training

Radiation Safety Ireland is an established and leading provider of Radiation Protection Adviser Services in Ireland . Clients are many and varied and include major pharmaceutical companies, research and education facilities, public sector organisations, gamma irradiator and electron beam sterilisation facilities, food and drinks industries, airport, bank and postal security facilities and waste management companies throughout Ireland .

Dr. Doorly has extensive experience with all types of sources of ionising radiation, including sealed sources, unsealed sources and irradiating apparatus, and has undertaken work in a variety of settings from small schools to large pharmaceutical plants. A professional, efficient, reliable and confidential service is assured and references are available from existing clients.

Radiation Protection Services

    RPA Services

    We provide a full Radiation Protection Adviser Service to assist persons working with sources of ionising radiation to comply with The Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Order, 2000. Ongoing technical advice and guidance can be provided along with a range range of practical services. button

    Radiation Safety Training Courses

    In House Courses Radiation Safety Ireland can address all your radiation safety training needs through the provision of our in-house bespoke training courses. Examples of such training courses are as follows.

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    The courses above are examples of typical and popular in house training courses. The course content of any course may be amended as necessary to suit your exact needs.