Billy Lawless honoured in Galway
Congratulations to Galway man Billy Lawless who was conferred with the freedom of Galway City. Billy is a good friend and supporter of Strange Boat Donor Foundation and of Circle of Life Garden.
New Transplant Authority
From Tuesday, 21st April, the newly established transplant authority, Organ Donation and Transplantation Ireland (ODTI) under the HSE, has responsibility for organ procurement in Ireland. Up to now this service was carried out by the transplant co-ordinators and transplant team at the Organ Procurement Service at Beaumont Hospital.
Thank you for your support
Thank you for your support of Strange Boat Donor Foundation and continued interest in Circle of Life Garden.
David Hickey Interview on RTE
Dr. David Hickey, the well known and much loved transplant Surgeon at Beaumont Hospital gave a wonderfully warm and frank interview on the Ray D'Arcy show on RTE. Dr. Hickey retired earlier this year from his post at Beaumont Hospital.
Decrease in organ donation & transplantation in 2014
2014 has been described as a disappointing year for organ doantion and transplantation in Ireland after a record year in 2013. There were 251 transplants in 2014 compared with 294 in 2013.
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