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Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save

Apr 5th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,884 Views 14 Comments

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor

Apr 4th 2014, 5:20 PM 28,554 Views 19 Comments

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year
# Awareness
# Awareness

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year

Mar 26th 2014, 2:04 PM 5,477 Views 11 Comments

That’s despite the number of deceased donors being the same as 10 years ago.

New York hipsters have created a beard transplant boom
# Hirsutes You Sir
# Hirsutes You Sir

New York hipsters have created a beard transplant boom

Feb 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 23,784 Views 33 Comments

Yes, we did say beard transplant.

Poll: Do you have an organ donor card?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have an organ donor card?

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:45 AM 14,420 Views 162 Comments

Transplant operations were at a high last year, but hundreds are still on waiting lists.

Opt for Life campaign welcome organ donation reforms
# Transplant
# Transplant

Opt for Life campaign welcome organ donation reforms

Dec 18th 2013, 5:11 PM 5,859 Views 11 Comments

Former Gaelic Football star Joe Brolly says the €3 million pledged for a state of the art organ donation system will save lives.

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,887 Views 9 Comments

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

Transplant Association: ‘We need to ensure ambulance breakdown doesn’t happen again’
# Investigation
# Investigation

Transplant Association: ‘We need to ensure ambulance breakdown doesn’t happen again’

Sep 21st 2013, 7:40 PM 12,768 Views 45 Comments

The Irish Heart and Transplant Association has said that the HSE needs to investigate fully the incident where an ambulance ran out of fuel while carrying transplant patient.

Man walks streets with sign to find wife a kidney
# True Love
From The Daily Edge
# True Love

Man walks streets with sign to find wife a kidney

Sep 6th 2013, 12:27 PM 3,781 Views 1 Comment

And he succeeds!

Attorney General says Dáil recall to debate transplant legislation is 'redundant'
# Dail Recall
# Dail Recall

Attorney General says Dáil recall to debate transplant legislation is 'redundant'

Aug 13th 2013, 5:11 PM 7,696 Views 15 Comments

Senator Mark Daly said that “this is the first time in the history of the State the government has published advice from the Attorney General”.

Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation
# Seanad
# Seanad

Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation

Aug 6th 2013, 3:44 PM 5,855 Views 27 Comments

The Minister for Health James Reilly will be recalled from his holidays to face questions from the Seanad on transplant legislation after a Fianna Fáil senator acquired the necessary signatures to a petition calling for the Seanad to reconvene.

Irish team returns from World Transplant Games with 34 medals
# South Africa
# South Africa

Irish team returns from World Transplant Games with 34 medals

Aug 5th 2013, 4:07 PM 5,528 Views 22 Comments

In total, the team members won an impressive 12 gold medals, 10 silver and 12 bronze.

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games
# Transplant
# Transplant

Pride and anticipation as transplant athletes head to World Transplant Games

Jul 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,711 Views 4 Comments

There are 24 Irish athletes taking part in the games this year, which will kick off in Durban, South Africa, on July 28.

James Reilly asks the public if organ donation should be 'opt-out'
# Donors
# Donors

James Reilly asks the public if organ donation should be 'opt-out'

Jul 22nd 2013, 8:24 AM 6,560 Views 71 Comments

The Department of Health is considering a new system where people are assumed to consent to donate their organs after death.

10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street
# Kidney Transplant
# Kidney Transplant

10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street

Jun 29th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,935 Views 5 Comments

The hospital is marking 10 years of performing kidney transplants, and said that last year was the busiest year ever for the transplants.

Facebook campaigns have the power to 'dramatically boost' organ donation
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Facebook campaigns have the power to 'dramatically boost' organ donation

Jun 18th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,242 Views 5 Comments

A campaign in the US last year resulted in a 21-fold increase in registration.

First person to have two-leg transplant has both limbs amputated again
# Amputation
# Amputation

First person to have two-leg transplant has both limbs amputated again

Jun 11th 2013, 4:03 PM 23,481 Views 53 Comments

Doctors said that the patient contracted an unrelated illness that forced him to stop taking anti-rejection drugs.

PICTURES: Daughter meets the woman who received her mum's face
# Tearjerker
# Tearjerker

PICTURES: Daughter meets the woman who received her mum's face

May 1st 2013, 8:51 PM 35,849 Views 28 Comments

Months after the procedure, Carmen Tarleton revealed the results of her face transplant.

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat
# Transplant
# Transplant

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat

Apr 15th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,515 Views 19 Comments

The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Mar 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 11,571 Views 98 Comments

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Pioneering transplant doctor Joseph Murray dies in Boston
# RIP
# RIP

Pioneering transplant doctor Joseph Murray dies in Boston

Nov 27th 2012, 7:40 AM 4,415 Views 8 Comments

The Nobel Prize winner was 93.

Video: This paralysed sausage dog 'nose' how to walk again
# Walking Again
# Walking Again

Video: This paralysed sausage dog 'nose' how to walk again

Nov 20th 2012, 9:04 AM 3,707 Views 7 Comments

Jasper couldn’t use his back legs but after an injection of cells taken from his nose he showed considerable improvement.

Swedish women in world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants
# Transplant
# Transplant

Swedish women in world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants

Sep 18th 2012, 2:09 PM 6,377 Views 17 Comments

Uterine transplants are a relatively novel medical procedure, with the first successful one conducted in Turkey in 2011.

Lomu 'trying to live normal life' awaiting second transplant
# 11
From The42
# 11

Lomu 'trying to live normal life' awaiting second transplant

Aug 22nd 2012, 5:58 PM 1,537 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealand legend was hospitalised during last year’s Rugby World Cup, eight years on from his first kidney transplant.

Poll: Do you support embryonic stem cell research?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support embryonic stem cell research?

Jun 14th 2012, 11:12 AM 5,523 Views 80 Comments

We’d like to know: do you support embryonic stem cell research?

Facebook asks members to add organ donor status to timeline
# Social Network
# Social Network

Facebook asks members to add organ donor status to timeline

May 1st 2012, 3:00 PM 3,959 Views 43 Comments

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.

Meadhbh McGivern: "One year on, life is absolutely brilliant"
# Heartwarming
# Heartwarming

Meadhbh McGivern: "One year on, life is absolutely brilliant"

Apr 25th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,114 Views 3 Comments

The Leitrim girl who had a liver transplant operation after a transportation failure last year is fighting fit after finally getting her surgery.

VIDEO: Full face transplant man, one year on
# Science
# Science

VIDEO: Full face transplant man, one year on

Apr 4th 2012, 12:36 PM 4,048 Views 7 Comments

Dallas Wiens, who lost all his facial features in an accident, says he can now feel his daughter kiss him on the cheek.

US man successfully undergoes world's most extensive face transplant
# Medical Marvel
# Medical Marvel

US man successfully undergoes world's most extensive face transplant

Mar 28th 2012, 6:47 PM 6,459 Views 21 Comments

Richard Lee Norris can feel his face and is already shaving, despite having his face ruined in a gun accident 15 years ago.

Former US vice president Dick Cheney receives heart transplant
# Transplant
# Transplant

Former US vice president Dick Cheney receives heart transplant

Mar 25th 2012, 12:40 PM 3,235 Views 30 Comments

The former vice president of the United States has had a long history of heart problems and had been on the transplant list for 20 months.

Turkey: quadruple limb transplant fails
# Limb Transplant
# Limb Transplant

Turkey: quadruple limb transplant fails

Feb 27th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,497 Views 9 Comments

A Turkish patient has had four transplanted limbs removed – after undergoing 20 hours of surgery – because his body rejected them.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,885 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

Column: The day I received a kidney transplant
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: The day I received a kidney transplant

Feb 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 909 Views 24 Comments

After two and a half years on dialysis, Regina Hennelly got the call to say a donor had been found. Here she describes what it felt like.

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Jan 28th 2012, 7:15 PM 3,711 Views 4 Comments

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant

Jan 12th 2012, 9:34 AM 5,336 Views 19 Comments

After exiting a helicopter carrying the heart for transplant, a medic stumbled and the plastic-wrapped heart tumbled out of a cooler onto the street.

Column: My 'bucket list' for the New Year
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: My 'bucket list' for the New Year

Jan 1st 2012, 6:00 PM 140 Views 47 Comments

Years of serious childhood illness and two organ transplants stifled Trevor O’Sullivan’s personal wishlist for years. He’s still ill – but now he wants to really go for it, Rocky-style.

Meadhbh McGivern out of surgery after liver transplant
# Transplant
# Transplant

Meadhbh McGivern out of surgery after liver transplant

Sep 15th 2011, 9:21 PM 673 Views 10 Comments

King’s College Hospital has confirmed that the 14-year-old Leitrim girl has undergone a liver transplant operation.

At last: Meadhbh McGivern in London for long-awaited transplant
# Transplant
# Transplant

At last: Meadhbh McGivern in London for long-awaited transplant

Sep 15th 2011, 10:21 AM 1,208 Views 26 Comments

The government’s Learjet brought Meadhbh McGivern to London overnight; she is undergoing surgery there this morning.

Meadhbh McGivern's family tell of 'shock' at HIQA report findings
# Transplant
# Transplant

Meadhbh McGivern's family tell of 'shock' at HIQA report findings

Aug 12th 2011, 6:48 PM 285 Views 2 Comments

Joe McGivern said a “complete and utter failure” led to his 14-year-old daughter missing out on a liver transplant.