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# blood - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply
# IBTS
# IBTS

Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply

Oct 26th 2021, 12:52 PM 22,241 Views 31 Comments

The supply has dwindled due to demand over the summer months, Covid, and seasonal illnesses.

# blood - Monday 16 August, 2021

Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North
# Changes
# Changes

Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North

Aug 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,754 Views 12 Comments

The Republic still has strict rules in place.

# blood - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Poll: Do you donate blood?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you donate blood?

Jul 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 32,745 Views 90 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
# Imported Blood
# Imported Blood

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 17,741 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

# blood - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Blood shortage sees IBTS importing bulk consignment from UK for first time since 1990s
# Blood Shortage
# Blood Shortage

Blood shortage sees IBTS importing bulk consignment from UK for first time since 1990s

Jun 30th 2021, 1:10 PM 12,426 Views 37 Comments

The IBTS is asking for public support to maintain the blood supply over the summer months.

# blood - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Person with haemophilia successfully treated with gene therapy in Ireland for first time
# Haemophilia
# Haemophilia

Person with haemophilia successfully treated with gene therapy in Ireland for first time

Mar 5th 2020, 6:08 PM 16,390 Views 9 Comments

It’s hoped the breakthrough will have a major impact on the quality of life of people with the condition.

# blood - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'You could have a ticking time bomb in your body': 9 in 10 people who have this serious genetic disorder don't realise
# Hht
# Hht

'You could have a ticking time bomb in your body': 9 in 10 people who have this serious genetic disorder don't realise

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 70,586 Views 7 Comments

About 1,000 people in Ireland have HHT but many more are undiagnosed.

# blood - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears
# Dublin
# Dublin

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears

Nov 21st 2019, 12:40 PM 15,204 Views 0 Comments

A DNA expert told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court the blood matched that of the injured girl.

# blood - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Life-saving blood transfusions can now be delivered before patients arrive at hospital
# Dublin And Wicklow
# Dublin And Wicklow

Life-saving blood transfusions can now be delivered before patients arrive at hospital

Aug 7th 2019, 11:53 AM 13,870 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time patients in Ireland will be able to receive transfusions prior to arriving at an emergency department.

# blood - Friday 8 March, 2019

Man found guilty of murdering 90-year-old farmer Paddy Lyons
# Courts
# Courts

Man found guilty of murdering 90-year-old farmer Paddy Lyons

Mar 8th 2019, 12:34 PM 15,766 Views 0 Comments

The panel of eight men and four women rejected 28-year-old Ross Outram’s claim that he repeatedly struck Paddy Lyons in “self defence”.

# blood - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Poll: Do you donate blood?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you donate blood?

Jan 6th 2019, 9:16 AM 29,606 Views 130 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has encouraged people to give blood over the coming weeks.

# blood - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Irish people more prone to iron overload than European neighbours because of inter-marriage
# Iron Man
# Iron Man

Irish people more prone to iron overload than European neighbours because of inter-marriage

Jun 7th 2018, 10:15 PM 50,482 Views 58 Comments

Today is National Haemochromatosis Awareness Day as part of World Haemochromatosis Week

# blood - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'We have limited time': Urgent appeal for blood donations as just three-day supply left
# Give Blood
# Give Blood

'We have limited time': Urgent appeal for blood donations as just three-day supply left

Mar 6th 2018, 5:23 PM 23,908 Views 60 Comments

All IBTS clinics nationwide were closed last week for a number of days due to the impact of Storm Emma.

# blood - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Blood Bikes: These riders will be working 24/7 over Christmas to help those who need it
# Blood Bikes
# Blood Bikes

Blood Bikes: These riders will be working 24/7 over Christmas to help those who need it

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 10,084 Views 19 Comments

Blood Bikes East, a volunteer courier service of elite bikers transporting urgent medical supplies, will be working 24/7 over the Christmas period to make sure they are there when people need them.

# blood - Friday 6 October, 2017

Gardaí investigating mysterious 'blood-like substance' found outside Dublin cafe
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Gardaí investigating mysterious 'blood-like substance' found outside Dublin cafe

Oct 6th 2017, 4:11 PM 26,184 Views 21 Comments

A cafe manager discovered a puddle of what appeared to be blood outside the premises this morning.

# blood - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Poll: Have you ever donated blood?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever donated blood?

Sep 21st 2017, 1:06 PM 19,811 Views 96 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Want to donate blood more often? It doesn't have any major side effects
# Health
# Health

Want to donate blood more often? It doesn't have any major side effects

Sep 21st 2017, 6:45 AM 14,719 Views 31 Comments

A major randomised trial could have an impact worldwide.

# blood - Sunday 3 September, 2017

An indispensable service you may never have heard of just completed its 10,000th delivery
# Blood Bikes
# Blood Bikes

An indispensable service you may never have heard of just completed its 10,000th delivery

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:30 AM 26,736 Views 28 Comments

Blood Bikes East, a volunteer courier service of elite bikers transporting urgent medical supplies, has operated entirely free of charge since its inception in 2012.

# blood - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 50,199 Views 0 Comments

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

# blood - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal
# Answers
# Answers

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal

Jul 11th 2017, 2:58 PM 7,982 Views 4 Comments

Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.

# blood - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV
# Protest
# Protest

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 35,646 Views 11 Comments

One of the men, Gerson Govea, talks about his experiences.

# blood - Monday 16 January, 2017

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted
# New Rules
# New Rules

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

Jan 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 26,366 Views 79 Comments

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

# blood - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Hepatitis C 'effectively eradicated' in haemophilia patients who were given contaminated blood
# Blood
# Blood

Hepatitis C 'effectively eradicated' in haemophilia patients who were given contaminated blood

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:01 AM 7,574 Views 16 Comments

Haemophilia patients were given contaminated blood during the 1970s and 80s.

# blood - Sunday 11 December, 2016

10,000 blood donors are needed between now and the new year
# B Positive
# B Positive

10,000 blood donors are needed between now and the new year

Dec 11th 2016, 1:29 PM 12,863 Views 50 Comments

A spokesperson said that this time of year is difficult for the service.

# blood - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood
# Hepatitis C
# Hepatitis C

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

Dec 7th 2016, 9:41 PM 16,094 Views 0 Comments

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

# blood - Friday 21 October, 2016

Poll: Do you donate blood?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you donate blood?

Oct 21st 2016, 9:49 AM 20,077 Views 99 Comments

Supplies are currently running low.

# blood - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says it is running low on blood
# AB Positive
# AB Positive

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says it is running low on blood

Oct 18th 2016, 9:01 AM 12,835 Views 39 Comments

Blood donations in Ireland have fallen 21% in five years, and the IBTS is down to three days’ supply.

# blood - Sunday 28 August, 2016

My wife would have died without a blood transfusion
# Column
# Column

My wife would have died without a blood transfusion

Aug 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 490 Views 44 Comments

Robert Gilby says he and his wife Emma are forever indebted to blood donors, after a traumatic experience following the birth of their first child.

# blood - Saturday 13 August, 2016

'They openly debated what sort of sex I had': What it was like being at the centre of the blood-ban case
# Column
# Column

'They openly debated what sort of sex I had': What it was like being at the centre of the blood-ban case

Aug 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 863 Views 136 Comments

Tomás Heneghan took a case against the Irish Blood Transfusion Service to get rid of the lifelong ban on gay men giving blood.

# blood - Monday 6 June, 2016

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral
# Germany
# Germany

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral

Jun 6th 2016, 1:10 PM 11,636 Views 53 Comments

“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”

# blood - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day
# Drop In Donations
# Drop In Donations

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day

Mar 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,115 Views 49 Comments

Additional clinics have been set up to receive donations.

# blood - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Man jailed for killing his care worker with a fire extinguisher
# London
# London

Man jailed for killing his care worker with a fire extinguisher

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:57 PM 16,034 Views 20 Comments

Micheal Meanza will serve a minimum of 24 years in prison.

# blood - Saturday 30 January, 2016

90,000 regular blood donors to be contacted over faulty equipment
# Anaemia
# Anaemia

90,000 regular blood donors to be contacted over faulty equipment

Jan 30th 2016, 2:58 PM 20,505 Views 19 Comments

A problem with equipment meant low haemoglobin levels were not detected in some donors.

# blood - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Can you help? Flooding crisis leads to severe drop in blood supply at hospitals
# Call For Donors
# Call For Donors

Can you help? Flooding crisis leads to severe drop in blood supply at hospitals

Jan 14th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,325 Views 27 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service has said that their blood supply is the lowest it has been for years.

# blood - Monday 11 January, 2016

People flock to donate blood after British tourist is injured in moped accident
# Thailand
# Thailand

People flock to donate blood after British tourist is injured in moped accident

Jan 11th 2016, 12:06 PM 26,548 Views 19 Comments

Lucy Hill has a rare blood type.

# blood - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I am utterly devastated' - controversial disqualification costs Irish showjumper a famous win
# Show Jumping
From The42
# Show Jumping

'I am utterly devastated' - controversial disqualification costs Irish showjumper a famous win

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:18 AM 31,704 Views 41 Comments

Bertram Allen knows how Miss Colombia feels.

# blood - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'
# Blood Donation
# Blood Donation

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'

Nov 17th 2015, 8:11 AM 20,082 Views 22 Comments

A new test introduced in July last year has been failing to identify donors with an iron deficiency.

# blood - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail
# Pound Of Flesh
# Pound Of Flesh

US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail

Oct 21st 2015, 5:45 PM 15,105 Views 65 Comments

An ethics complaint has been lodged against Judge Marvin Wiggins.

# blood - Sunday 23 August, 2015

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life
# Bloody Hell
# Bloody Hell

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 36,348 Views 72 Comments

Organisers of a Halloween party in Amsterdam are going to rain blood down on partygoers.

# blood - Saturday 25 July, 2015

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood
# Bloody Electric Picnic
# Bloody Electric Picnic

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood

Jul 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,999 Views 7 Comments

You’ll need to be festival-fit in more ways than one.

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