Track and Field, European Transplant Sport Week 2016, Vantaa, Finland. Ron Grainger is the man with the gold medal and Tricolour

The 21st World Transplant Games will take place in Malaga, Spain, from June 25th to July 2nd. I will be competing as a member of Transplant Team Irela(...)

iDly Systems co-founders: Patrick O’Boyle, Finn Murphy and Dário Tavares Antunes

Eureka moments that lead to new business ideas can happen anytime, anywhere. Finn Murphy, co-founder of Saastart-up start-up, iDly Systems, had his wh(...)

Transplant recipient Paul Prendergast, with his wife, Rose, at their home in Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

When Barry Shiel was a teenager, he was watching television with his mother when an organ donation ad came on. He expressed an interest in being a don(...)

Organ donor awareness week, which runs until Saturday, is a reminder of the societal benefits of carrying an organ donor card. There can be few greate(...)

There are 460 people on the kidney transplant waiting list, representing just 23 per cent of those on dialysis. File photograph: Reuters

There is an “urgent” need for a second kidney transplanting hospital in Ireland as the current infrastructure at Beaumont Hospital cannot keep up with(...)

One of the suggested readings for tomorrow is the story of Job which not only addresses the problem of suffering but more specifically the question of innocent suffering.

Today an ecumenical service organised by the Irish Kidney Association is to take place in Corpus Christi Church in Drumcondra in Dublin. It is held ea(...)

A Dublin mother waiting for a second pancreas transplant has made an emotional appeal to Beaumont Hospital and the Health Service Executive to re-ope(...)

Retired surgeon David Hickey at the Beaumont Hospital pancreas transplant unit. Since his retirement the unit has closed and no transplants have been performed. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Beaumont Hospital and the Health Service Executive could find themselves facing corporate manslaughter charges over the closure of the pancreas transp(...)

The Irish Kidney Association says the post-transplant clinic at Beaumont Hospital has ceased following the retirement of David Hickey, the country’s only pancreatic transplant surgeon. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Scores of transplant patients have been told they must go to overcrowded emergency departments for care following the closure of a specialised outpati(...)

 Francis O’Halloran (l) and Joshua O’Halloran from Portumna, Co Galway at Temple Street to celebrate the hospital’s 100th kidney transplant.  Francis  donated a kidney to his son, Joshua. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Children who have had kidney transplants at Temple Street Children’s Hospital gathered at the hospital to celebrate the 100th such procedure since the(...)