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Stynes Family helps with commemorative garden

Australian-based friends of Éamonn Goggin met with the family of Jim Styne's in Melbourne and were presented with bricks from Melbourne Football Club for inclusion in the Irish national commemorative garden to organ donors being planned for Salthill.

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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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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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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.
 

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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