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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
# Second Chance

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

Mar 31st 2019, 8:00 PM 10,899 Views 2 Comments

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
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Remember Myles? A kidney transplant has changed his life

Mar 31st 2018, 7:15 AM 8,834 Views 6 Comments

‘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
# Have The Chat
# Have The Chat

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

Mar 27th 2018, 8:30 PM 16,243 Views 9 Comments

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
# 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.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - 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.

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

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 8:52 AM 13,105 Views 27 Comments

She has been on the waiting list since December.

# organ-donor-awareness-week - 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.

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

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

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:30 PM 272 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Little Hero
# Little Hero

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

Apr 1st 2015, 6:03 AM 30,067 Views 17 Comments

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
# The Gift Of Life
# The Gift Of Life

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

Mar 31st 2014, 8:30 PM 40,196 Views 45 Comments

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

# organ-donor-awareness-week - 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 5,455 Views 11 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

Group of Meath students come up with plan to save lives

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 10,567 Views 5 Comments

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
# 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.

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

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

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

Mar 30th 2013, 12:40 PM 9,894 Views 130 Comments

“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
# 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.

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

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone
# Ecard
# Ecard

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone

Mar 26th 2012, 7:15 AM 9,851 Views 30 Comments

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