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Document and Entity Information

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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 31, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Trading Symbol ITRM  
Entity Registrant Name Iterum Therapeutics plc  
Entity Central Index Key 0001659323  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period true  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   14,424,424
Entity File Number 001-38503  
Entity Tax Identification Number 981283148  
Entity Address, Address Line One Block 2 Floor 3  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Harcourt Centre  
Entity Address, Address Line Three Harcourt Street  
Entity Address, City or Town Dublin 2  
Entity Address, Country Ireland  
City Area Code +353  
Local Phone Number 1 903-8920