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# Donor Card

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'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.
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.
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.
'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.
'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.
'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'
Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.
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.
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.
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.
Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone
As Organ Donor Awareness Week is launched, iPhone and Android users alerted to ECard option…
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.