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#Donor Card

# donor-card - Sunday 11 August, 2019

'I'm doing this in honour of my donor': Woman who received life-saving kidney transplant taking on 5k race

Emma O’Sullivan has gone through two organ transplants due to an illness she has experienced since birth.

# donor-card - 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.

# donor-card - 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.

# donor-card - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants

Eleven members of the family have been diagnosed with the same unusual hereditary kidney condition called Tubulo Nephritis.

# donor-card - Sunday 3 April, 2016

'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'

Since 1992, Stephen has had three separate kidney transplants – one of which was a live donation from his sister.

# donor-card - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

# donor-card - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Generous kidney donors to get income tax exemption on expenses

The aim is to ensure that donors do not lose out financially when they donate a kidney.

# donor-card - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

From The42 Joe Brolly: 'I would donate a kidney again tomorrow if I could' Appeal

Joe Brolly: 'I would donate a kidney again tomorrow if I could'

The Derry star is recovering from a failed kidney donation and believes more Irish people need to volunteer as donors.

# donor-card - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Facebook asks members to add organ donor status to timeline

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.

# donor-card - Monday 26 March, 2012

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone Ecard This post contains a poll

Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone

As Organ Donor Awareness Week is launched, iPhone and Android users alerted to ECard option…

# donor-card - Monday 28 March, 2011

Minister for Health to propose new 'opt-out' system for organ donation

New proposals being drafted would that mean a person’s organs would automatically be donated unless they specifically requested to opt out of the system.