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#Organ Donation

# organ-donation - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen

“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”

# organ-donation - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'

Nevaeh Gale-Spollen was just weeks away from her 10th brithday when she died from a brain haemorrhage.

# organ-donation - Monday 8 May, 2017

'You can’t take your organs with you': Harris to bring in opt-out system next year

“Donating your organs is the most selfless act that anybody can actually do.”

# organ-donation - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney' Sam

'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney'

Sam Kinahan was born with a severe bladder defect, leaving him in end-stage renal failure.

# organ-donation - Friday 7 April, 2017

'A part of me is with him!': Wexford father donates kidney to ailing son

Graham Bright had just begun a new job in when he ended up in St Vincent’s Hospital with end-stage kidney failure.

# organ-donation - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants

Eleven members of the family have been diagnosed with the same unusual hereditary kidney condition called Tubulo Nephritis.

# organ-donation - Monday 3 April, 2017

'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'

Shauna Morrissey has cystic fibrosis and is campaigning for an opt-out organ donation system.

# organ-donation - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'

Helen Taylor died while waiting for a double lung transplant in 2014.

# organ-donation - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague

Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Tributes paid after young Dublin boy dies while waiting for heart transplant

Gavin Coyne passed away yesterday while awaiting surgery in Freeman Hospital Newcastle.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Column: 'My mum was dying. Her heart was failing. She was bedridden until she got a new heart'

Of all the things that companies are trying to flog this Valentine’s Day, the best gift is your heart. Your actual pound-of-flesh beating heart.

# organ-donation - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'New lease of life': Seriously ill Meath boy doing well after uncle donates kidney

The father of Myles Jordan said that the boy is doing incredibly well after receiving a life-saving kidney transplant.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'By the time I got there, it was on the news and in the papers'

Nicole Ryan’s brother Alex went into cardiac arrest after taking an extremely potent synthetic drug.

# organ-donation - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Most people would donate an organ, but many haven't spoken to their family about it

A report released today shows the increase in Ireland in organ donations.

# organ-donation - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Why Myles needs a kidney

Myles was born with a rare disorder, requiring the eventual removal of both of his kidneys.

# organ-donation - Saturday 2 April, 2016

“Your organs are no use to anyone in the ground” – a donor’s kindness has given this girl her life back

Laura Dolan had been suffering from a series of liver ailments for six years prior to her transplant in September 2015.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Video shows emotional moment teen awakes after surviving heart transplant

Trevor Sullivan’s life was saved after he received a donor heart.

# organ-donation - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Michael has survived cancer and a heart bypass, now he’s waiting for his third kidney

The former Dublin hurler has set up a support service for people dealing with renal failure.

# organ-donation - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Concern over 'significant decline' in kidney transplants from living donors

Almost 2,000 people in Ireland are on dialysis.

# organ-donation - Monday 14 December, 2015

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs NHS

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs

The NHS has teamed up with the dating app for an organ donor campaign.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland have an opt out organ donation system like Wales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have an opt out organ donation system like Wales?

The change in the law aims to increase the number of donors by 25%.

# organ-donation - Thursday 2 July, 2015

‘Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life’

I’m 38, a mother to two boys, and I have just been handed a death sentence.

# organ-donation - Saturday 11 April, 2015

This one family has undergone seven kidney transplants

The Murphy family appeared on The Late Late Show last night to promote organ donor awareness.

# organ-donation - Saturday 4 April, 2015

A mystery stomach pain led to a massive medical discovery for this teenager

Claire is now 21, but at 18 she found out she had serious medical problems with her kidneys.

# organ-donation - Monday 30 March, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All of the news, none of the waiting.

18-week-old baby Jessica still has smiles for her family as she waits for a heart transplant

Her grandmother wants to raise awareness about organ donation.

# organ-donation - Monday 23 March, 2015

Poll: Should organ donation be opt-out? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should organ donation be opt-out?

Or should people still have to explicitly say they are willing to donate their organs?

# organ-donation - Monday 8 December, 2014

‘Organ donor cards don’t work anymore, we need a new approach’

The IKA wants a registry system to be introduced.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Joe Brolly encourages families to talk openly about organ donation

The Sunday Game pundit was on hand to launch Northern Ireland’s first Organ Donation Family Discussion Day.

# organ-donation - Monday 1 December, 2014

‘Helen didn’t get lungs … but we’ll make sure other people get them because of her’

“She wanted to live with every fibre of her being.”

# organ-donation - Sunday 23 November, 2014

‘Luke’s Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs’

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

# organ-donation - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

# organ-donation - Sunday 13 July, 2014

‘I am alive because somebody decided to be an organ donor, a hero, my hero’

Recipients of organs thank their donors in music video.

# organ-donation - Thursday 29 May, 2014

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year

However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.

# organ-donation - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The42 Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’ Organ Donation

Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’

‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.

# organ-donation - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

# organ-donation - Monday 31 March, 2014

This Irishman saved five lives in two countries by donating his organs

Rory Doherty’s sister said she is “so incredibly proud” that her brother was one of the 86 people last year who gave a lifeline to someone in need.

# organ-donation - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Poll: Do you think Ireland should have an opt out system for organ donation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland should have an opt out system for organ donation?

Ireland currently has an opt-in system, do you think that should change?

# organ-donation - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Group of Meath students come up with plan to save lives

The students will have their project implemented during organ donation week.

# organ-donation - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Liam Neeson gives emotional interview about wife Natasha Richardson’s death Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson gives emotional interview about wife Natasha Richardson’s death

The actor spoke about his wife’s passing during an interview with CBS’s Anderson Cooper.

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