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# donors - Friday 29 December, 2017

'The most selfless gift': A record number of organ donations were carried out in 2017
# Donors
# Donors

'The most selfless gift': A record number of organ donations were carried out in 2017

Dec 29th 2017, 7:59 AM 6,049 Views 16 Comments

This included 51 kidneys from living donors.

# donors - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says it is running low on blood
# AB Positive
# AB Positive

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says it is running low on blood

Oct 18th 2016, 9:01 AM 12,806 Views 39 Comments

Blood donations in Ireland have fallen 21% in five years, and the IBTS is down to three days’ supply.

# donors - Monday 14 December, 2015

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs
# NHS
# NHS

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs

Dec 14th 2015, 2:25 PM 7,259 Views 18 Comments

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

# donors - Monday 8 June, 2015

Victims of factory collapse to be compensated after large anonymous donation
# Rana Plaza
# Rana Plaza

Victims of factory collapse to be compensated after large anonymous donation

Jun 8th 2015, 7:42 PM 9,496 Views 5 Comments

The collapse of the factory killed more than 1,100 people.

# donors - Friday 27 February, 2015

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws
# Donors
# Donors

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

Feb 27th 2015, 6:08 AM 19,413 Views 18 Comments

The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.

# donors - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Generous kidney donors to get income tax exemption on expenses
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

Generous kidney donors to get income tax exemption on expenses

Nov 11th 2014, 8:45 PM 11,459 Views 12 Comments

The aim is to ensure that donors do not lose out financially when they donate a kidney.

# donors - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia
# World First
# World First

Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia

Oct 25th 2014, 4:54 PM 12,724 Views 10 Comments

So far three people have received hearts in this way.

# donors - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year
# Awareness
# Awareness

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year

Mar 26th 2014, 2:04 PM 5,443 Views 11 Comments

That’s despite the number of deceased donors being the same as 10 years ago.

# donors - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO
# Transplants
# Transplants

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO

Nov 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,571 Views 56 Comments

The head of the Irish Kidney Assocation says James Reilly “hasn’t been good enough” on organ donation.

# donors - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

More than 650 people waiting on organ transplants
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

More than 650 people waiting on organ transplants

Oct 8th 2013, 6:15 AM 9,714 Views 28 Comments

Shane O’Connell is one of those 650 and has been living in the Mater Hospital for almost a year.

# donors - Monday 22 July, 2013

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.

# donors - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud
# John Edwards
# John Edwards

Former US presidential candidate John Edwards found not guilty on one count of campaign fraud

May 31st 2012, 9:51 PM 3,317 Views 4 Comments

A mistrial was declared on the other five charges after the jury could not reach a verdict on them.