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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Kidney

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O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish
The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.
'The reception I got from the crowd was humbling. I always enjoy being home'
Declan Kidney was warmly welcomed as his London Irish side took on Munster in Cork.
Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen
“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”
Poll: Would you donate a kidney to a family member?
Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.
'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney'
Sam Kinahan was born with a severe bladder defect, leaving him in end-stage renal failure.
'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants
Eleven members of the family have been diagnosed with the same unusual hereditary kidney condition called Tubulo Nephritis.
'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague
Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.
'New lease of life': Seriously ill Meath boy doing well after uncle donates kidney
The father of Myles Jordan said that the boy is doing incredibly well after receiving a life-saving kidney transplant.
Man arrested over racket which lured people to sell their kidneys in top Indian hospital
An officer in Kolkata said Rao was wanted in a number of such cases across several South Asian countries.
Why Myles needs a kidney
Myles was born with a rare disorder, requiring the eventual removal of both of his kidneys.
Squash player has second thoughts over plans to sell kidney to fund tournament entry
The 23-year old had been frustrated with a lack of sponsorship.
'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'
Health minister Leo Varadkar has sought to reassure patients waiting on a pancreas transplant.
Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney
The arrests were made in Spain following an international policing operation.
A mystery stomach pain led to a massive medical discovery for this teenager
Claire is now 21, but at 18 she found out she had serious medical problems with her kidneys.
'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'
Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.
"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…
More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year
However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.
"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor
Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.
Intense fans are offering kidneys and wives for Garth Brooks tickets
Wow. These people REALLY like Garth Brooks.
Ireland's ongoing inconsistency ended Kidney's reign
We look back on the Cork man’s stint as international coach, which ended after a poor 2013 Six Nations.
Transplant patient: My sister gave me a kidney - and my life back
The 27-year-old encouraged people to carry organ donar cards and to be aware of “the immense difference a transplant can make”.
Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation
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.
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.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat
The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.
Irish girl accepted for kidney exchange programme
Eddie Carter will donate his kidney to a stranger and his daughter Megan will receive another donor’s organ in return.
Column: I gave a kidney to my husband to save his life
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.
Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland
From the heady days of 2009 to this year’s turgid campaign, Kidney’s term in charge of Ireland has been a rollercoaster ride.
Poll: Should Ireland move to an 'opt out' system for organ donation?
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
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.
POLL: Was Declan Kidney right to axe Ronan O'Gara?
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 laments loss of O'Driscoll but predicts early return
The Ireland coach feels the Leinster star could return for the final rounds of the Heineken Cup.
Brolly recovering in hospital after donating kidney to fellow coach
The GAA pundit, columnist and former All-Ireland winner acted when he found out that only a live donor could help Shane Finnegan.
Opinion: New Zealand 'hammering' enough to end Kidney reign
Humiliating defeat marks the end of a long, hard season. It’s time to start anew.
BBC racing commentator donates kidney to total stranger
Richard Pitman is recovering after the successful operation and will be back in work at the end of the month.
The casting couch: here's who would play who in ‘2011 - The Sports Movie'
This year’s line-up features the good, the bad and the predictable.
Declan Kidney: We're playing to win against the Scots
Ireland’s head coach Declan Kidney insists his side is taking Saturday’s clash against Scotland seriously, despite there being nothing at stake.
Cullen handed Ireland captaincy as preparation for NZ gets under way
Declan Kidney has named Leinster’s Leo Cullen as captain as Ireland prepare to take on Scotland this Saturday.