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.
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.
Remembering a lost loved one
Anam Cara, the bereavement support organisation, has opened a remembrance book offering people a chance to honour the memory of a loved one or friend who has died.
Perfect Heart Documentary
John Healy, best known as the Maitre D in the long running RTÉ series The Restaurant, allowed the cameras into his life for one year while he was on the waiting list for a heart transplant. The story is told in an RTE documentary, Perfect Heart, produced and directed by Anna Nolan.
Athlone Community TV's support
Athlone Community Television is showing its support for Strange Boat Donor Foundation, and recently recorded a video to promote organ donation and Circle of Life, National Commemorative Garden to Organ Donors which is being planned for Salthill in Galway.
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