Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17°C Saturday 8 May 2021

#Donor

# donor - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 5th 2018, 7:13 AM 17,176 Views 13 Comments

The baby girl was born in December 2017, The Lancet said.

# donor - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Criminal investigation opened into top Brexit donor's alleged use of offshore companies
# Arron Banks
# Arron Banks

Criminal investigation opened into top Brexit donor's alleged use of offshore companies

Nov 1st 2018, 5:02 PM 14,742 Views 0 Comments

The investigation involves Banks and two companies he is associated with — Better for the Country (BFTC) and campaign group Leave.EU.

# donor - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation

Jun 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,657 Views 50 Comments

Recent studies on donor-conceived children reveal that an overwhelming number of such individuals want information relating to their donor, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# donor - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 192 Views 3 Comments

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.

# donor - Sunday 12 April, 2015

This man has volunteered to have the first-ever head transplant
# Face Off
# Face Off

This man has volunteered to have the first-ever head transplant

Apr 12th 2015, 4:11 PM 40,929 Views 125 Comments

But it could be “worse than death”.

# donor - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London
# Megan Carter
# Megan Carter

"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London

Jul 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,202 Views 14 Comments

It’s the first time the procedure has been carried out in the UK on a child…

# donor - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,847 Views 9 Comments

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# donor - Monday 22 July, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland introduce an 'opt-out' service for organ donation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland introduce an 'opt-out' service for organ donation?

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:48 AM 12,110 Views 197 Comments

A new system is being consider where it will be assumed that everyone has given their consent to donate their organs after death.

James Reilly asks the public if organ donation should be 'opt-out'
# Donors
# Donors

James Reilly asks the public if organ donation should be 'opt-out'

Jul 22nd 2013, 8:24 AM 6,542 Views 71 Comments

The Department of Health is considering a new system where people are assumed to consent to donate their organs after death.

# donor - Saturday 29 June, 2013

10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street
# Kidney Transplant
# Kidney Transplant

10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street

Jun 29th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,906 Views 5 Comments

The hospital is marking 10 years of performing kidney transplants, and said that last year was the busiest year ever for the transplants.

# donor - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Poll: Do you plan to donate your organs after death?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to donate your organs after death?

Mar 30th 2013, 12:40 PM 9,880 Views 130 Comments

“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?

# donor - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Anonymous donor leaves €2.5m to the Irish Cancer Society
# Generosity
# Generosity

Anonymous donor leaves €2.5m to the Irish Cancer Society

Dec 5th 2012, 12:25 PM 6,157 Views 24 Comments

The money was given in 2011 on the condition that the donor was to remain anonymous.

# donor - Monday 26 March, 2012

Calls for organ donor registry in Ireland
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Calls for organ donor registry in Ireland

Mar 26th 2012, 9:26 PM 3,829 Views 13 Comments

At the launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week 2012, the Health Minister said 2011 was a record year for organ donation in Ireland.

# donor - Sunday 5 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,873 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

# donor - Sunday 3 April, 2011

Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Seventy per cent of donor hearts exported in 2010

Apr 3rd 2011, 12:51 PM 1,737 Views 12 Comments

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.