# organ-donation - Today’s News
It’s Q&A time, baby.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Vera Dwyer was given days to live in 1988.
# organ-donation - Sunday 13 July, 2014
Recipients of organs thank their donors in music video.
# organ-donation - Thursday 29 May, 2014
However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.
# organ-donation - Monday 5 May, 2014
‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.
# organ-donation - Saturday 5 April, 2014
Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.
# organ-donation - Monday 31 March, 2014
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-donation - Saturday 29 March, 2014
Ireland currently has an opt-in system, do you think that should change?
# organ-donation - Saturday 22 March, 2014
The students will have their project implemented during organ donation week.
# organ-donation - Friday 21 February, 2014
The actor spoke about his wife’s passing during an interview with CBS’s Anderson Cooper.
# organ-donation - Friday 3 January, 2014
Transplant operations were at a high last year, but hundreds are still on waiting lists.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 31 December, 2013
In total, 293 transplants were carried out in 2013, beating 2011’s record of 275.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
Former Gaelic Football star Joe Brolly says the €3 million pledged for a state of the art organ donation system will save lives.
# organ-donation - Thursday 21 November, 2013
Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.
# organ-donation - Saturday 16 November, 2013
The head of the Irish Kidney Assocation says James Reilly “hasn’t been good enough” on organ donation.
# organ-donation - Thursday 14 November, 2013
Next Monday night’s programme focuses on Brolly’s campaign to reform Irish organ donation practices after he donated a kidney.
# organ-donation - Thursday 24 October, 2013
“Taidhg, my beloved, was an organ donor”: Mother of musician killed in car crash in heartfelt appeal
Taidhg Burke, bass player with recent Hot Press cover stars The Calvanists, died following a car crash in Bantry last weekend.
# organ-donation - Saturday 12 October, 2013
The 27-year-old encouraged people to carry organ donar cards and to be aware of “the immense difference a transplant can make”.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Shane O’Connell is one of those 650 and has been living in the Mater Hospital for almost a year.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
An Oireachtas Committee said the change could “vastly increase” Ireland’s rate of organ donation.
# organ-donation - Saturday 7 September, 2013
The Deise players will all be displaying the Organ Donor E-card with one of their selectors himself a living kidney donor.
# organ-donation - Friday 23 August, 2013
The Seanad has made the correct decision not to annul a Statutory Instrument on organ donation and transplantation – but much improvement is still needed in the area, writes Senator Colm Burke.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
The Fianna Fáil health spokesperson spoke today from Portugal about why he missed the debate on organ donation legislation.
# organ-donation - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Fine Gael’s Colm Burke had criticised fellow senator, Fianna Fáil’s Mark Daly, for his action over organ donations legislation.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
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-donation - Monday 22 July, 2013
A new system is being consider where it will be assumed that everyone has given their consent to donate their organs after death.
The Department of Health is considering a new system where people are assumed to consent to donate their organs after death.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
A campaign in the US last year resulted in a 21-fold increase in registration.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
Several counties will sport the logo this summer.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
# organ-donation - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
The former Derry player was lauded last year for his selfless gesture in donating a kidney to his friend Shane Finnegan.
# organ-donation - Monday 15 April, 2013
The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.
# organ-donation - Friday 5 April, 2013
Karen McDermott (38), a mother of two from Clonakilty, received a new heart in August 2012. This week is organ donation week.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
When Anna Costello learned her husband needed a kidney transplant she volunteered to donate one of hers. Here, she explains why she is “thankful every day” about her decision.
# organ-donation - Saturday 30 March, 2013
“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?
The awareness campaign, which kicks off today, follows a year in which organ donations dropped by 17 per cent.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
Organ donations fell by 17 per cent last year, amid continuing calls for a change to Ireland’s management of it.
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-donation - Monday 25 March, 2013
The IKA said the proposed name change for the consent form will not necessarily increase our currant rate of donation.
# organ-donation - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
The Irish Kidney Association said that such a move would have “huge appeal” in spreading awareness of organ donation.
# organ-donation - Tuesday 1 May, 2012
The social network says “simply telling people that you’re an organ donor” can help increase the number of people who sign up to donate.