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# blood-donations - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 11th 2019, 11:00 PM 26,458 Views 31 Comments

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?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 5th 2018, 3:00 PM 19,840 Views 58 Comments

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
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you know what your blood type is?

Mar 8th 2018, 12:56 PM 28,512 Views 61 Comments

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
# B Positive
# B Positive

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

Dec 11th 2016, 1:29 PM 12,850 Views 50 Comments

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
# Drop In Donations
# Drop In Donations

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

Mar 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,039 Views 49 Comments

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
# Just Our Type
# Just Our Type

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

Aug 18th 2014, 7:01 PM 26,020 Views 71 Comments

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
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

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

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:43 AM 8,868 Views 32 Comments

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'
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

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

May 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 620 Views 41 Comments

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
# Donor To Lab
# Donor To Lab

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

Mar 17th 2014, 8:31 PM 52,844 Views 50 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

Blood donations drop but amount of donors increases

Sep 6th 2013, 11:15 AM 5,932 Views 83 Comments

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 Bikers
# Blood Bikers

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

Apr 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 14,237 Views 43 Comments

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
# Blood Donations
# Blood Donations

IBTS welcomes surge in new donations

Dec 6th 2010, 3:26 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

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