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Athlone native donates his kidney to fiancée in ultimate gesture of love

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It was a case of third time lucky when Athlone native, Shane Hunter, afforded the ultimate pre-wedding gift to his ailing fiancée, a soon to be qualified art teacher, Briona Reynolds, when he donated a kidney to her in recent times.

Exhibition inspired by Salthill's Circle of Life garden

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THE ARTIST Angeline Cooke will hold an exhibition of her latest paintings in the Renzo Café, Eyre Street, with proceeds from sales of the works going to the Strange Boat Donor Foundation.

Athlone native to compete at World Transplant Games

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An Athlone native will be part of a 39 strong Ireland team to compete in the World Transplant Games from August 17-23 in Newcastle.

Galway organ recipient celebrates donors for saving lives

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County Galway resident, Mary Verbruggan, is in a unique position to help launch Organ Donor Awareness Week.

Matthew brings home the medals

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There was triple medal glory for Knock's Matthew McNeive at the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Vantaa, Finland, recently. McNeive, who was the youngest member of an 28 strong team which took part in the games and finished in fifth position on the medals table, took home three bronze medals.

The Savage Loves His Native Shore

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DIALYSIS PATIENTS in Galway, and the nursing staff who look after them, have created a fascinating exhibition for this year's Galway International Arts Festival - The Savage Loves His Native Shore.

Mayo's Matthew is going for transplant gold

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A 18-year-old Knock man will the youngest member of the Irish team that will compete in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships, which takes place in Vantaa, Finland, from July 10 to 17. Matthew McNieve is a kidney transplant recipient and he is the youngest member of the Irish team.

Public urged to look after their eyesight

A  retired nurse who developed a condition - which is the leading cause of blindness in over 50s in Ireland - is appealing to the public not to take their eyesight for granted.

 

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