Strange Boat - Organ Donation Awareness



Record number of kidney transplants

The national renal transplant unit at Temple Street Children's University Hospital conducted kidney transplants on 16 children this year - the most transplants conducted in one year since the unit was set up nine years ago.

Transplant Pioneer Dies in Boston

Dr. Joseph E Murray, who died on Monday, 26th November in Boston, aged 93, opened a new era of medicine  with the first successful human organ transplant.

Read more: Transplant Pioneer Dies in Boston


Heroes of the Health Service

Recently the Irish Times Health Supplement featured two of the country's top transplant surgeons in its series by June Shannon, titled "Heroes of the Health Service".

Read more: Heroes of the Health Service


Remembering a lost loved one

Anam Cara, the bereavement support organisation, has opened a remembrance book offering people a chance to honour the memory of a loved one or friend who has died.

Read more: Remembering a lost loved one


Athlone Community TV's support

Athlone Community Television is showing its support for Strange Boat Donor Foundation, and recently recorded a video to promote organ donation and Circle of Life, National Commemorative Garden to Organ Donors which is being planned for Salthill in Galway.

Read more: Athlone Community TV's support


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