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Waterboys concerts a huge success

The Waterboys' return to Spiddal on Tuesday 25th September, and their two benefit concerts for Strange Boat Donor Foundation, have left the village and all who attended the sell out concerts, on a musical high with memories of a very special day in Spiddal. All proceeds from the concerts will help with Circle of Life, the  commemorative garden in memory of organ donors which is planned for Salthill in Galway.

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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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Astellas Transplant Fun Run

Astellas Pharmaceutical once again sponsored the annual Run for a Life event in Park West, Dublin 12 on Saturday October 13th, which coincided with the European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation. Managed by the Irish Kidney Association, the purpose of the event is twofold: to raise organ donor awareness and raise funds for the on-going work of the IKA.

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NUI Galway Holds Public Forum on Organ Donation

A public forum, focussed on organ donation and ongoing research in this area, was held at the Westside Library in Galway on 23 January 2013.

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Record number of organ donations in 2011

There was a record number of organ donations in 2011 as deceased donors increased by 60 per cent on 2010, the Irish Kidney Association recently reported.

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