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#Kidney

# kidney - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish
# Exiles
From The42
# Exiles

O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish

Feb 20th 2019, 6:15 AM 10,957 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.

# kidney - Monday 20 August, 2018

'The reception I got from the crowd was humbling. I always enjoy being home'
# Munster Man
From The42
# Munster Man

'The reception I got from the crowd was humbling. I always enjoy being home'

Aug 20th 2018, 1:12 PM 15,588 Views 2 Comments

Declan Kidney was warmly welcomed as his London Irish side took on Munster in Cork.

# kidney - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen

Jun 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 31,049 Views 11 Comments

“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”

# kidney - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Poll: Would you donate a kidney to a family member?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Would you donate a kidney to a family member?

May 30th 2017, 12:45 PM 23,951 Views 34 Comments

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# kidney - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney'
# Sam
# Sam

'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney'

Apr 8th 2017, 6:50 PM 12,579 Views 7 Comments

Sam Kinahan was born with a severe bladder defect, leaving him in end-stage renal failure.

# kidney - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants
# Donor Card
# Donor Card

'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants

Apr 6th 2017, 4:55 PM 18,100 Views 3 Comments

Eleven members of the family have been diagnosed with the same unusual hereditary kidney condition called Tubulo Nephritis.

# kidney - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague

Apr 1st 2017, 12:11 PM 23,854 Views 11 Comments

Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.

# kidney - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'New lease of life': Seriously ill Meath boy doing well after uncle donates kidney
# Myles
# Myles

'New lease of life': Seriously ill Meath boy doing well after uncle donates kidney

Dec 21st 2016, 6:45 AM 12,120 Views 15 Comments

The father of Myles Jordan said that the boy is doing incredibly well after receiving a life-saving kidney transplant.

# kidney - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Man arrested over racket which lured people to sell their kidneys in top Indian hospital
# Black Market
# Black Market

Man arrested over racket which lured people to sell their kidneys in top Indian hospital

Jun 8th 2016, 8:47 AM 21,649 Views 187 Comments

An officer in Kolkata said Rao was wanted in a number of such cases across several South Asian countries.

# kidney - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Why Myles needs a kidney
# Organ Donor
# Organ Donor

Why Myles needs a kidney

Apr 3rd 2016, 10:00 PM 23,436 Views 17 Comments

Myles was born with a rare disorder, requiring the eventual removal of both of his kidneys.

# kidney - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Squash player has second thoughts over plans to sell kidney to fund tournament entry
# Kidney Failure
From The42
# Kidney Failure

Squash player has second thoughts over plans to sell kidney to fund tournament entry

Jan 12th 2016, 12:20 PM 10,048 Views 298 Comments

The 23-year old had been frustrated with a lack of sponsorship.

# kidney - Thursday 30 July, 2015

'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'
# Health Service
# Health Service

'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'

Jul 30th 2015, 9:10 PM 17,149 Views 16 Comments

Health minister Leo Varadkar has sought to reassure patients waiting on a pancreas transplant.

# kidney - Monday 18 May, 2015

Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney
# Organ Harvest
# Organ Harvest

Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney

May 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,129 Views 45 Comments

The arrests were made in Spain following an international policing operation.

# kidney - Saturday 4 April, 2015

A mystery stomach pain led to a massive medical discovery for this teenager
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

A mystery stomach pain led to a massive medical discovery for this teenager

Apr 4th 2015, 9:00 AM 33,464 Views 5 Comments

Claire is now 21, but at 18 she found out she had serious medical problems with her kidneys.

# kidney - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'
# Donor Card
# Donor Card

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'

Mar 31st 2015, 6:03 AM 9,323 Views 7 Comments

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

# kidney - 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 10,212 Views 14 Comments

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

# kidney - Thursday 29 May, 2014

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year

May 29th 2014, 9:37 AM 4,807 Views 22 Comments

However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.

# kidney - Friday 4 April, 2014

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor

Apr 4th 2014, 5:20 PM 28,519 Views 19 Comments

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

# kidney - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Intense fans are offering kidneys and wives for Garth Brooks tickets
# Garthmania
From The Daily Edge
# Garthmania

Intense fans are offering kidneys and wives for Garth Brooks tickets

Jan 30th 2014, 5:40 PM 5,806 Views 4 Comments

Wow. These people REALLY like Garth Brooks.

# kidney - Monday 23 December, 2013

Ireland's ongoing inconsistency ended Kidney's reign
# End Of Era
From The42
# End Of Era

Ireland's ongoing inconsistency ended Kidney's reign

Dec 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 3,707 Views 5 Comments

We look back on the Cork man’s stint as international coach, which ended after a poor 2013 Six Nations.

# kidney - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Transplant patient: My sister gave me a kidney - and my life back
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Transplant patient: My sister gave me a kidney - and my life back

Oct 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,846 Views 6 Comments

The 27-year-old encouraged people to carry organ donar cards and to be aware of “the immense difference a transplant can make”.

# kidney - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation
# Seanad
# Seanad

Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation

Aug 6th 2013, 3:44 PM 5,844 Views 27 Comments

The Minister for Health James Reilly will be recalled from his holidays to face questions from the Seanad on transplant legislation after a Fianna Fáil senator acquired the necessary signatures to a petition calling for the Seanad to reconvene.

# kidney - 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 4,922 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.

# kidney - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 19th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,951 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# kidney - Monday 15 April, 2013

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat
# Transplant
# Transplant

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat

Apr 15th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,509 Views 19 Comments

The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.

# kidney - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Irish girl accepted for kidney exchange programme
# Swapsies
# Swapsies

Irish girl accepted for kidney exchange programme

Apr 6th 2013, 11:15 AM 8,176 Views 14 Comments

Eddie Carter will donate his kidney to a stranger and his daughter Megan will receive another donor’s organ in return.

# kidney - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Column: I gave a kidney to my husband to save his life
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I gave a kidney to my husband to save his life

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 528 Views 13 Comments

When Anna Costello learned her husband needed a kidney transplant she volunteered to donate one of hers. Here, she explains why she is “thankful every day” about her decision.

# kidney - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland
# The End
From The42
# The End

Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland

Apr 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 15,023 Views 23 Comments

From the heady days of 2009 to this year’s turgid campaign, Kidney’s term in charge of Ireland has been a rollercoaster ride.

# kidney - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland move to an 'opt out' system for organ donation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland move to an 'opt out' system for organ donation?

Mar 26th 2013, 12:05 PM 12,530 Views 154 Comments

Organ donations fell by 17 per cent last year, amid continuing calls for a change to Ireland’s management of it.

Organ donation fell 17 per cent last year - IKA
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Organ donation fell 17 per cent last year - IKA

Mar 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 2,844 Views 13 Comments

The Chief Executive of the IKA said no other European country experienced Ireland’s “wide swings” in donor activity – and that Ireland required infrastructure and funding to stabilise donation behaviour.

# kidney - Sunday 3 March, 2013

POLL: Was Declan Kidney right to axe Ronan O'Gara?
# O'Gara
From The42
# O'Gara

POLL: Was Declan Kidney right to axe Ronan O'Gara?

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 24,815 Views 129 Comments

The fly-half’s stellar international career appears to be at an end, following the announcement of the squad to play France in Dublin next week.

# kidney - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Kidney laments loss of O'Driscoll but predicts early return
# Injury Woes
From The42
# Injury Woes

Kidney laments loss of O'Driscoll but predicts early return

Oct 31st 2012, 7:50 AM 790 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland coach feels the Leinster star could return for the final rounds of the Heineken Cup.

# kidney - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Brolly recovering in hospital after donating kidney to fellow coach
# Selfless
From The42
# Selfless

Brolly recovering in hospital after donating kidney to fellow coach

Oct 6th 2012, 9:32 AM 10,577 Views 44 Comments

The GAA pundit, columnist and former All-Ireland winner acted when he found out that only a live donor could help Shane Finnegan.

# kidney - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Opinion: New Zealand 'hammering' enough to end Kidney reign
# 60 - 0
From The42
# 60 - 0

Opinion: New Zealand 'hammering' enough to end Kidney reign

Jun 23rd 2012, 1:17 PM 8,104 Views 64 Comments

Humiliating defeat marks the end of a long, hard season. It’s time to start anew.

# kidney - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

BBC racing commentator donates kidney to total stranger
# Act Of Kindness
From The42
# Act Of Kindness

BBC racing commentator donates kidney to total stranger

Feb 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 443 Views 0 Comments

Richard Pitman is recovering after the successful operation and will be back in work at the end of the month.

# kidney - Saturday 31 December, 2011

The casting couch: here's who would play who in ‘2011 - The Sports Movie'
# The Reel Deal
From The42
# The Reel Deal

The casting couch: here's who would play who in ‘2011 - The Sports Movie'

Dec 31st 2011, 12:00 PM 695 Views 0 Comments

This year’s line-up features the good, the bad and the predictable.

# kidney - Friday 5 August, 2011

Declan Kidney: We're playing to win against the Scots
# Defiant
From The42
# Defiant

Declan Kidney: We're playing to win against the Scots

Aug 5th 2011, 6:24 PM 98 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s head coach Declan Kidney insists his side is taking Saturday’s clash against Scotland seriously, despite there being nothing at stake.

# kidney - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Cullen handed Ireland captaincy as preparation for NZ gets under way
# It Begins
From The42
# It Begins

Cullen handed Ireland captaincy as preparation for NZ gets under way

Aug 4th 2011, 1:27 PM 437 Views 9 Comments

Declan Kidney has named Leinster’s Leo Cullen as captain as Ireland prepare to take on Scotland this Saturday.

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