Circle of Life - work begins
On September, 18th 2013, the first machine rolled in to Quincentennial Park to start construction on Circle of Life National Commemorative Garden to Organ Donors. All things going well and weather permitting, it is anticipated the garden will be completed by the end of December, 2013.
Oireachtas Report on Organ Donation
The Oireachtas All party Health Committee report on organ donation proposes to change the current opt-in system for an opt-out approach. The report was published on Tuesday, lst October in Leinster House.
RTE Programmes feature Organ Donation
RTE broadcast two very powerful programmes recently featuring the importance of the life giving cause of organ donation, The Moment of Truth - Blathanid Ní Cofaigh interview with Tony Gavigan, and Joe Brolly - Perfect Match.
Xmas Cards support IHLTA
Pupils from the Eureka School in Kells, Co. Meath have designed and painted some very imaginative Christmas cards in support of the Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association.
Sligo Event acknowledges Organ Donation
At a moving event held in Sligo on October 5th to acknowledge the importance of organ donation, the families of donors, recipients who received the gift of life through organ donation, and those still waiting for a transplant, spoke of their individual experiences of donation and transplantation.
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