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Runagh and Kate join Temple Street Hospital transplant celebrations

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A Mayo mum has said her family is “truly indebted” to the staff at Temple Street Children’s Hospital after her four-year-old daugther received a life changing kidney transplant there last year.

Major crowd expected to attend service of remembrance for donor families

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More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the Irish Kidney Association’s 29th annual service of remembrance and thanksgiving which will be held at Galway Cathedral on Saturday at 12.30pm.

Harbour Street man to compete in Euro Transplant Games

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Harbour Street man to compete in World Transplant Games

A Mullingar man is to represent Ireland in the World Transplant Games in Durban, South Africa, which take place next week betweeen July 28 and August 4.

‘Getting a kidney transplant would be better than winning the Lotto’

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Joe Walls was in his late thirties when he started to get dizzy spells. He felt exhausted as well. He was doing a FAS course at the time and when he came home in the evening he would be “incredibly tired” and only able to “crash out in front of the television”.

Community in mourning after death of young transplant recipient

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The community of Headford came together last night to take part in a special prayer service held in memory of Wiktoria Kubaczyk who after undergoing two liver transplants tragically passed away earlier this week.

Mayo transplant woman pays tribute to her donor in Run for a Life

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Just nine months after her life changing kidney transplant, Regina Hennelly, from Manulla, Co Mayo, will pay tribute to her deceased donor by taking part in the Irish Kidney Association’s Run for a Life. Regina will participate in the charity fundraiser which promotes organ donation and will take place at Park West Business Park, Dublin 12, on Saturday, October 13 commencing 12 noon.

Mayo transplant woman pays tribute to her donor in Run for a Life

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Just nine months after her life changing kidney transplant, Regina Hennelly, from Manulla, Co Mayo, will pay tribute to her deceased donor by taking part in the Irish Kidney Association’s Run for a Life. Regina will participate in the charity fundraiser which promotes organ donation and will take place at Park West Business Park, Dublin 12, on Saturday, October 13 commencing 12 noon.

Organ donor decline leave hopeful recipient waiting

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It’s a troubling irony that while medical science and surgical techniques have never been so advanced, hundreds of people remain waiting in desperation on an ever-growing transplant list, as the number of card-carrying organ donors in Ireland declines.

Time to liaise with families of patients as organ donor numbers fall

The Galway branch of the Irish Kidney Association is calling for the appointment of a dedicated staff member at University Hospital Galway to liaise with families of intensive care patients in a bid to increase the number of donors available.

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