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# orla-tinsley - Thursday 20 September, 2018

More than 5,000 requests for organ donor cards since Orla Tinsley documentary

On a typical day, the Irish Kidney Association would receive 20 to 50 requests for organ donor cards.

# orla-tinsley - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Over 2,000 people sign up for organ donor cards in light of Orla Tinsley documentary

Tinsley was on the lung transplant waiting list in the US for nine months.

# orla-tinsley - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'Nothing short of a miracle': Irish CF campaigner on recovery after double lung transplant

Orla Tinsley told RTÉ’s Six One News that she feels like a “new woman”.

# orla-tinsley - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'I have shiny new lungs' -Irish Cystic Fibrosis activist gets double lung transplant

The journalist and Cystic Fibrosis activist has long campaigned for more awareness about the condition.

# orla-tinsley - 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.

# orla-tinsley - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Seriously ill Irish Cystic Fibrosis activist makes donor card appeal from intensive care

Orla Tinsley has been instrumental in raising awareness of gaps in CF services over the years.

# orla-tinsley - Monday 24 July, 2017

Campaign to raise money for Orla Tinsley's lung transplant care hits target

A fundraiser has been set up to help Irish journalist Orla Tinsley raise money for a lung transplant aftercare.

# orla-tinsley - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life

The Seamus Heaney poem ‘Mid-term Break’ always resonated with cystic fibrosis rights campaigner Orla Tinsley – and made her realise that life, though fragile, can be “calculated and powerful”.