We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# Transplant

Last year
Woman receives UK’s first womb transplant after her sister acts as living donor
Pig kidney still functioning in human patient more than a month after transplant
All time
US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient
Covid-19 patient in Japan receives world’s first lung transplant from living donors
'It gave me back my life': Transplant patient urges people to talk to their families about organ donation wishes
'I said, 'Look, I'm not going to let my mother go through that pain again of losing another child''
'She is a true warrior': Campaign to raise funds for Irish woman who needs transplant in UK
London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus
'I was studying to be a fitness coach when I needed a double lung transplant'
First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US
Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure
Watch: 'I'm still the same kid - just instead of having no hands, I have two'
Double hand transplant success: 'The boy wanted to climb monkey bars and grip a baseball bat'
'A woman has our daughter's lungs and four boys have the rest of her organs'
'After the transplant, I looked in the mirror and my eyes weren’t yellow anymore, they were white'
'Helen didn’t have a peaceful death, she wanted to live so much'
'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague
'Organs could be grown in pigs for transplants': Scientists eye breakthrough
A living kidney donor writes: 'We need to encourage more donors – living or deceased'
Enda Fanning
Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
'I only had six hours to live if I didn’t start pulling through'
Stephen Lott
'It isn’t like Face/Off': The surgeon who performed this extreme face transplant explains how he did it
Roscommon man who died tragically preparing for his mother's funeral saved two lives with his organs
'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'
'Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life'
Ciara Kelly
This man has just had the world's first skull transplant
This woman just met the man who took her brother's face
"If I hadn’t been given that heart my daughters would have never been born"
Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney
'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'
'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'
Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs part of his liver
Poll: Would you donate your bone marrow to someone you don't know?
Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow
'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
Transplants using 'dead hearts' have been performed in Australia
'Exciting step forward' as human embryo stem cell transplant restores sight in patients
Woman who received controversial womb transplant gives birth to baby boy
Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors