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# Donor

All time
# Breakthrough
First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.
# arron banks
Criminal investigation opened into top Brexit donor's alleged use of offshore companies
The investigation involves Banks and two companies he is associated with — Better for the Country (BFTC) and campaign group Leave.EU.
Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation
Recent studies on donor-conceived children reveal that an overwhelming number of such individuals want information relating to their donor, writes Dr Brian Tobin.
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.
# Face off
This man has volunteered to have the first-ever head transplant
But it could be “worse than death”.
# Megan Carter
"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London
It’s the first time the procedure has been carried out in the UK on a child…
# Organ Donation
Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland introduce an 'opt-out' service for organ donation?
A new system is being consider where it will be assumed that everyone has given their consent to donate their organs after death.
# Donors
James Reilly asks the public if organ donation should be 'opt-out'
The Department of Health is considering a new system where people are assumed to consent to donate their organs after death.
# Kidney transplant
10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street
The hospital is marking 10 years of performing kidney transplants, and said that last year was the busiest year ever for the transplants.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you plan to donate your organs after death?
“Wide swings” in donation activity have been observed in Ireland, so we’d like to ask: do you plan to donate your organs after you pass away?
# generosity
Anonymous donor leaves €2.5m to the Irish Cancer Society
The money was given in 2011 on the condition that the donor was to remain anonymous.
# Organ Donation
Calls for organ donor registry in Ireland
At the launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week 2012, the Health Minister said 2011 was a record year for organ donation in Ireland.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…
# Organ Donation
Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010
Poor donation rates have contributed to seven out of ten organs harvested in Ireland being sent to other countries last year as they were incompatible with patients awaiting transplants here.