Orla Tinsley

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In December 2017 Orla Tinsley received a successful double lung transplant. File photograph: Alan Betson

Cystic fibrosis campaigner and double lung transplant recipient Orla Tinsley has been hospitalised in New York in recent days. Ms Tinsley, who is fr(...)

Ireland remains one of a few EU countries not to have an opt-out system. The Bill will also regulate the removal, retention, storage, use and disposal of human tissue from deceased persons. File photograph: Getty Images

Thirteen years after first being proposed, long-awaited legislation allowing “opt-out” organ donation in Ireland will be published next month by Minis(...)

The Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene depends on a nicely balanced chemistry

As an experimental composer dubbed “the godfather of Irish electronica”, it’s unsurprising that Roger Doyle has been influenced by many avant-garde so(...)

The Irish Kidney Association confirmed the spike following the broadcast of Orla Tinsley: Warrior on RTE One on Monday.

There were more than 5,000 requests for organ donor cards in the three days following an RTÉ documentary featuring cystic fibrosis campaigner Orla Tin(...)

Orla Tinsley: even at one moment of clear distress, when death is too near to laugh at, she imparts a motivational message to the camera

“We should laugh at death, guys,” Orla Tinsley says while carefully lying down next to an Egyptian sarcophagus at the Metropolitan Museum of Art late (...)

Orla Tinsley in the ICU at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. “I want to live a life that would make my lung donor and her family proud of me,” she says.

The morning of my transplant I was lying in the ICU at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Washington Heights above Harlem in New York City. Six days ea(...)

Schedule star: Amy Huberman on the set of her RTÉ / Treasure Entertainment comedy ‘Finding Joy’

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is set to return to the public eye on RTÉ screens over the coming year when he traces his family roots on genealogy seri(...)

Orla Tinsley urged people to have conversations about organ donation with their families.

Cystic fibrosis campaigner Orla Tinsley has said she feels like “a teenager again” as she continues her recovery from a double lung transplant in Dece(...)

Orla Tinsley has thanked her supporters and her lung donor, as she recovers in New York from a double lung transplant.

Orla Tinsley has thanked her supporters and her lung donor, as she recovers in New York from a double lung transplant. In a tweet on Tuesday, the cam(...)

Prior to her transplant in the US this week, Orla Tinsley used social media to urge people to carry a donor card.

Orla Tinsley’s mother, Patricia, has said she and her husband, Brian, and son, Jack, have been overwhelmed by the support for their dau(...)

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