UK Report on Organ Donation
An independent report from the UK Organ Donation Task force on the potential impact of an opt out system for organ donation in the UK was published in November 2008.
2008 Service of Remembrance & Thanksgiving
A very special word of thanks to the Irish Kidney Association and all involved in the Annual Service of Remembrance & Thanksgiving, held in Dublin on October 4th, 2008
Heart & Kidney Machine Doctor Dies
Doctor who invented kidney & heart machine dies in the US aged 97
One Man's Courage Gives Hope
German born Ivan Klasnic became the first player ever to take part in the European Football Championships after a kidney transplant, and completed his stunning recovery, scoring to give Croatia a 1-0 win over Poland.
Launch of Strangeboat
Strange Boat, the song, and Strange Boat, the website were launched simultaneously (4th April, 08) and are integral to each other with both dedicated to the memory of Éamonn Goggin and all organ donors. The initial project was sponsored by Hibernian Aviva with the support and backing of the National Organ Procurement Service at Beaumont Hospital and the Irish Kidney Association. Read the press release about the launch.
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