Strange Boat - Organ Donation Awareness



Heart transplant recipient remembered

Family and friends of the late Austin Dobson, came together for a fundraising event in Oldcastle in Co. Meath (January 21st)  to remember and celebrate Austin's life and to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation. 

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Living Donor Programme highlighted

A living kidney donor was featured on the RTE Claire Byrne Live Show on Monday, 13th February, highlighting the very important and effective  living kidney donation programme.

Read more: Living Donor Programme highlighted


Organ Donor Awareness Week

The Annual Organ Donor Awareness Week organised by the Irish Kidney Association took place this year from 1st - 8th April, and once again highlighted the ongoing and ever increasing demand for organ transplantation which relies on the public for organ donation.

Read more: Organ Donor Awareness Week


Irish Hotels Federation Donation to Strange Boat

At the recent Irish Hotels Federation Annual Conference Gala Dinner held at Lyrath Estate in Co. Kilenney, €5,700 was raised in support of the work of Strange Boat Donor Foundation.

Read more: Irish Hotels Federation Donation to Strange Boat


Call for 2nd Kidney Transplanting Hospital

At the launch of the 2016 Organ Donor Awareness Week (2nd April - 9th April), the IKA called for a second kidney transplanting hospital, predicting that the 2,000 number of people on dialysis now will be 3,000 in ten year's time. 

Read more: Call for 2nd Kidney Transplanting Hospital


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