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#Organ Donor

# organ-donor - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

'It doesn't have to be a morbid conversation': Mother of infant organ donor makes public appeal
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# Matilda

'It doesn't have to be a morbid conversation': Mother of infant organ donor makes public appeal

Dec 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 18,532 Views 14 Comments

Rebecca Maher’s daughter died at just eight months old, but was able to give a new life to someone waiting on a kidney transplant.

# organ-donor - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Organ donors who are stay at home parents may get their childcare expenses reimbursed
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# Organ Donation

Organ donors who are stay at home parents may get their childcare expenses reimbursed

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:30 AM 12,686 Views 7 Comments

Currently, donors can get accomodation, travel and wages reimbursed up to €16,000.

# organ-donor - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'Mam gave three people a second chance': Family of deceased organ donor urge people to discuss donation
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# 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 16,209 Views 8 Comments

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

# organ-donor - Friday 29 December, 2017

'The most selfless gift': A record number of organ donations were carried out in 2017
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# Donors

'The most selfless gift': A record number of organ donations were carried out in 2017

Dec 29th 2017, 7:59 AM 6,051 Views 16 Comments

This included 51 kidneys from living donors.

# organ-donor - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I looked death in the eyes and didn't like what I saw so I came back': Double lung transplant patient running the New York marathon
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# Organ Donation

'I looked death in the eyes and didn't like what I saw so I came back': Double lung transplant patient running the New York marathon

Nov 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 9,324 Views 9 Comments

In September, he was diagnosed IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) a rare and incurable lung condition.

# organ-donor - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'
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# Gift Of Life

'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'

May 9th 2017, 6:08 AM 17,361 Views 5 Comments

Nevaeh Gale-Spollen was just weeks away from her 10th brithday when she died from a brain haemorrhage.

# organ-donor - Friday 7 April, 2017

'A part of me is with him!': Wexford father donates kidney to ailing son
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# Organ Donor Week

'A part of me is with him!': Wexford father donates kidney to ailing son

Apr 7th 2017, 9:52 PM 13,172 Views 11 Comments

Graham Bright had just begun a new job in when he ended up in St Vincent’s Hospital with end-stage kidney failure.

# organ-donor - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'
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# Organ Donation

'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'

Apr 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 36,640 Views 14 Comments

Helen Taylor died while waiting for a double lung transplant in 2014.

# organ-donor - 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 12,078 Views 15 Comments

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

# organ-donor - Friday 18 November, 2016

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
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# Transplant

Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister

Nov 18th 2016, 1:45 PM 11,090 Views 9 Comments

Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.

# organ-donor - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Why Myles needs a kidney
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# Organ Donor

Why Myles needs a kidney

Apr 3rd 2016, 10:00 PM 23,349 Views 17 Comments

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

# organ-donor - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 27th 2016, 9:45 PM 15,080 Views 9 Comments

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

# organ-donor - Monday 14 December, 2015

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs
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# NHS

Tinder encouraging users to swipe to donate their organs

Dec 14th 2015, 2:25 PM 7,260 Views 18 Comments

The NHS has teamed up with the dating app for an organ donor campaign.

# organ-donor - Thursday 23 April, 2015

A baby who lived just 100 minutes has become the world's youngest organ donor
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# Miracle Baby

A baby who lived just 100 minutes has become the world's youngest organ donor

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:37 PM 19,104 Views 27 Comments

Teddy Houlston’s organs were used to save an adult from renal failure.

# organ-donor - Sunday 13 July, 2014

'I am alive because somebody decided to be an organ donor, a hero, my hero'
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# Unintentional Hero

'I am alive because somebody decided to be an organ donor, a hero, my hero'

Jul 13th 2014, 9:00 AM 17,995 Views 43 Comments

Recipients of organs thank their donors in music video.

# organ-donor - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Group of Meath students come up with plan to save lives
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# Education

Group of Meath students come up with plan to save lives

Mar 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 10,531 Views 5 Comments

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

# organ-donor - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
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# Organ Donation

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,850 Views 9 Comments

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# organ-donor - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Waterford minors to promote organ donation in All-Ireland Final
# Organ Donor E-card
# Organ Donor E-card

Waterford minors to promote organ donation in All-Ireland Final

Sep 7th 2013, 5:10 PM 7,551 Views 10 Comments

The Deise players will all be displaying the Organ Donor E-card with one of their selectors himself a living kidney donor.

# organ-donor - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Irish Kidney Association calls Government organ donation plans 'a waste of time'
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# Organ Donation

Irish Kidney Association calls Government organ donation plans 'a waste of time'

Jul 24th 2013, 12:00 PM 6,797 Views 26 Comments

Earlier this week Health Minister James Reilly began a consultation process to decide on whether organ donation should be made an ‘opt-out’ system.

# organ-donor - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Facebook campaigns have the power to 'dramatically boost' organ donation
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Facebook campaigns have the power to 'dramatically boost' organ donation

Jun 18th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,200 Views 5 Comments

A campaign in the US last year resulted in a 21-fold increase in registration.

# organ-donor - Saturday 30 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 30th 2013, 12:40 PM 9,882 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?

Top readers' comments of the week
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Mar 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 11,557 Views 98 Comments

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# organ-donor - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Facebook organ donor registration could be extended to Irish users
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Facebook organ donor registration could be extended to Irish users

May 2nd 2012, 7:00 AM 1,996 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Kidney Association said that such a move would have “huge appeal” in spreading awareness of organ donation.

# organ-donor - Monday 26 March, 2012

Calls for organ donor registry in Ireland
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Calls for organ donor registry in Ireland

Mar 26th 2012, 9:26 PM 3,830 Views 13 Comments

At the launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week 2012, the Health Minister said 2011 was a record year for organ donation in Ireland.

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

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone

Mar 26th 2012, 7:15 AM 9,742 Views 30 Comments

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

# organ-donor - Sunday 5 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,873 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

Column: The day I received a kidney transplant
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# Read Me

Column: The day I received a kidney transplant

Feb 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 859 Views 24 Comments

After two and a half years on dialysis, Regina Hennelly got the call to say a donor had been found. Here she describes what it felt like.

# organ-donor - Friday 4 February, 2011

Pope's donor card 'invalid' because the Vatican owns his body
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# Vatican

Pope's donor card 'invalid' because the Vatican owns his body

Feb 4th 2011, 6:22 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

Despite carrying an organ donor card, Benedict will not be able to donate his organs after his death because they are the property of “the entire church”.