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#organ donor awareness week

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Sunday 31 March, 2019

'Thinking of my donor made me really determined to achieve': How a double lung transplant changed this DCU lecturer's life Second Chance This post contains videos

'Thinking of my donor made me really determined to achieve': How a double lung transplant changed this DCU lecturer's life

Greg Foley had to get a double lung transplant after complications from his Cystic Fibrosis.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Remember Myles? A kidney transplant has changed his life

‘Ordinary people get to do extraordinary things.’

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'Mam gave three people a second chance': Family of deceased organ donor urge people to discuss donation

Shane Moloney spoke about his mother’s organ donation at the launch of Organ Donor Awareness week today.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

'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.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'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.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Friday 8 April, 2016

6-year-old girl needs a new kidney and liver to survive

She has been on the waiting list since December.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Why Myles needs a kidney

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

'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'

Since 1992, Stephen has had three separate kidney transplants – one of which was a live donation from his sister.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

'Our little boy always wanted to be a superhero and he became one in death'

Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Monday 31 March, 2014

This Irishman saved five lives in two countries by donating his organs

Rory Doherty’s sister said she is “so incredibly proud” that her brother was one of the 86 people last year who gave a lifeline to someone in need.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Saturday 29 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year

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

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Group of Meath students come up with plan to save lives

The students will have their project implemented during organ donation week.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Saturday 6 April, 2013

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.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Poll: Do you plan to donate your organs after death? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

“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?

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland move to an 'opt out' system for organ donation? Your Say This post contains a poll

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.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - Monday 26 March, 2012

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone Ecard This post contains a poll

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone

As Organ Donor Awareness Week is launched, iPhone and Android users alerted to ECard option…