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#lung transplant

# lung-transplant - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish Cystic Fibrosis activist Orla Tinsley recovering in hospital after double lung transplant

Tinsley spent the last number of days on life support in a New York hospital.

# lung-transplant - Monday 28 August, 2017

Harris wants to bring in opt-out organ donation system next year

Health Minister Simon Harris today launched a six-week public consultation on an opt-out organ donation scheme.

# lung-transplant - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Most people would donate an organ, but many haven't spoken to their family about it

A report released today shows the increase in Ireland in organ donations.

# lung-transplant - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

20-year-old student receives Ireland's first ever double lung transplant of its kind

The type of transplant involves reconditioning donor lungs outside of the body before they are transplanted.

# lung-transplant - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

15-year-old recounts the double lung transplant operation that saved his life

15-year-old Dean O’Connor was rushed to Newcastle on Christmas Eve for the life-changing operation.

# lung-transplant - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

This Irish boy with a one-in-a-million genetic disorder has just months to live

Cian McDonnell Lynch’s family need to raise €500,000 for a lung transplant.

# lung-transplant - Monday 1 December, 2014

'Helen didn't get lungs ... but we’ll make sure other people get them because of her'

“She wanted to live with every fibre of her being.”

# lung-transplant - Sunday 23 November, 2014

‘Luke’s Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs’

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

# lung-transplant - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks has changed in health since he 'wore a white coat'

The Health Minister says the system he is now in charge of is different.

# lung-transplant - Friday 17 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Mixed messages on burning the bondholders, Ericsson creates 100 new jobs in Athlone, and is today really the ‘happiest’ day of 2011?

A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant

20 year old Becky Jones, who has cystic fibrosis, has made history by undergoing a transplant after developing a fungus in her airways due to an allergy.