transplant

Skerries Man Shines At World Transplant Games

Transplant Team Ireland arrived home from the World Transplant Games in Argentina to Dublin airport recently. The four person team brought with them a haul of 13 medals, including seven gold, four silver and two bronze. After a long journey home which started on Sunday, the kidney and liver transplant…


Skerries Man Wins At Transplant Games

Transplant Team Ireland’s impressive final medal tally from the British Transplant Games in Newcastle was an amazing 14 medals. The team won six Gold, five Silver and three Bronze. Nine Irish athletes represented Ireland, including one local man, at the event which included over 900 athletes. Among the winners was…


New Collaborative Transplant Programme For Beaumont

Following last week’s article in the County Leader in which local senator Darragh O’Brien (FF), hit out at Health Minister Leo Varadkar over the current Pancreas Transplant Programme, a spokesperson for Beaumont Hospital contacted us to further clarify this issue. Beaumont Hospital and St. Vincent’s University Hospital have agreed to…


O’Brien Blasts Varadkar Over Transplant Programme

Local senator, Darragh O’Brien (FF) has demanded an emergency debate with the Health Minister in the Seanad, amid fears that patients in need of pancreas transplants are dying. This follows the suspension of the only pancreas transplant programme in the country. The programme operating of Beaumont Hospital, was shut down…