Paul Mckinney

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Blood supplies are down to just three days’ worth as 620 patients were on trolleys on Tuesday morning.

There were 620 people on trolleys or on wards waiting for admission to a hospital bed on Tuesday, nurses have said. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Or(...)

The #MissingType campaign aims to make people aware of their own blood type and whether it is particularly in demand. Photograph: Getty

Organisations including Lidl, Glanbia and Irish Rail are dropping the letters A, B and O from their logos as part of a new publicity campaign to enco(...)

Shane Bradshaw (32), a financial analyst with Symantec, has been a regular blood donor since his early 20s.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) has appealed for 1,500 additional donations to steady blood stocks eroded by a recent fall in donors. Whil(...)

‘It’s a renewable resource: I don’t need all I have and other people need it urgently.’ Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you are looking for a simple example of altruism, then donating blood is it. And if you’re looking for a place to witness acts of kindness, step i(...)