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# Gift of Life

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'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes
Transplants through deceased donors are down 25% on last year.
'I got a new life because of their loved one': Organ recipients tell their stories as Organ Donor Awareness Week launches
The launched was attended by Ambassador Ray D’Arcy and Minister for Health Simon Harris.
Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen
“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”
'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'
Nevaeh Gale-Spollen was just weeks away from her 10th brithday when she died from a brain haemorrhage.
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.
Appeal for blood donations as fears World Cup could see supplies dwindle
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service said by the middle of this week blood supply levels will be down to 4 days in most blood groups.
Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save
Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.
"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor
Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.
Meet the people beginning a new life in 2014 thanks to organ transplants
2013 was a record year for organ transplants in Ireland – here are the stories of two people who have a new lease of life in 2014 thanks to the generosity of others.
Milan star El Shaarawy gifts defibrillator to old club
Rossoneri striker inspired by the death of Piermario Morosini.