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Andrew gives the gift of life to others

Sallyanne and Derry Clarke, well known restaurateurs in Dublin, donated their son, Andrew's organs following his tragic death at the family home recently. "He was so generous and kind hearted, we knew he would have wanted that," said Sallyanne.

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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.

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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".

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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.

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