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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Give Blood

This year
Urgent appeal for blood donations amid supply concerns ahead of bank holiday weekend
Director of operations Paul McKinney said supply across all blood groups has fallen to three days.
Last year
Urgent appeal for blood donations to prevent elective surgeries being cancelled
Regular donors can now attend walk-in clinics as part of efforts to boost supplies.
All time
'We have limited time': Urgent appeal for blood donations as just three-day supply left
All IBTS clinics nationwide were closed last week for a number of days due to the impact of Storm Emma.
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service has shared a lovely message from a grateful parent
“You are the reason my child has gone from a very sick, very tired little girl back to her usual lovely self in 24 hours.”
My wife would have died without a blood transfusion
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.
Irish Blood Transfusion Service partners with the GAA to raise awareness of blood donation
The ITBS hope the new partnership will lead to 15,000 donations annually.