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#blood donations

# blood-donations - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Ban on blood donations from people who lived in UK to be lifted

The ban was introduced as a result of a Mad Cow Disease epidemic.

# blood-donations - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'Newborn babies can only receive blood given in the last five days - so why are so few of us donating?'

Only 3% of us who are eligible to give blood actually do so.

# blood-donations - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Poll: Do you know what your blood type is? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know what your blood type is?

There’s a shortage of some blood types in Ireland’s current blood bank supply.

# blood-donations - Sunday 11 December, 2016

10,000 blood donors are needed between now and the new year

A spokesperson said that this time of year is difficult for the service.

# blood-donations - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day

Additional clinics have been set up to receive donations.

# blood-donations - Monday 18 August, 2014

Is your blood type O-negative? You're needed right now

Blood stocks are at a low of four days.

# blood-donations - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Appeal for blood donations as fears World Cup could see supplies dwindle

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service said by the middle of this week blood supply levels will be down to 4 days in most blood groups.

# blood-donations - Monday 12 May, 2014

PJ Gallagher: 'You live more in five minutes on a bike than most people do in a lifetime'

Telling jokes to buy bikes and riding bikes to save lives – Comedian PJ Gallagher on finding a passion for volunteering.

# blood-donations - Monday 17 March, 2014

Tracing The Blood Line: Here’s what happens to your blood after you donate

Ever wondered what happens to blood after it’s been donated? Here it is explained.

# blood-donations - Friday 6 September, 2013

Blood donations drop but amount of donors increases

The IBTS chairperson said it had not been an easy year for the service.

# blood-donations - Monday 1 April, 2013

Bikers give up free time to help cut HSE’s €28m taxi bill

Blood Bike East includes around 70 motorcyclists who will transport blood and other medical products to hospitals in the Leinster region free of charge.

# blood-donations - Monday 6 December, 2010

IBTS welcomes surge in new donations

After issuing an appeal for emergency donations, the Irish Blood Transfusion Service sees its stocks increase.