By Sarah May
Transplant Team Ireland welcomed Transplant Fellow from Beaumont Hospital, Claire Kennedy as Team Doctor this year at the 9th European Transplant & Dialysis Championshiops.
Claire, a Dublin native has thoroughly enjoyed her first day here at the Games in Vantaa, “I had heard of the Games previously and I’m delighted to be here this year. I’ve seen patients during the hard times in the hospital so it’s lovely to be here seeing the good times of both the Transplant recipients and Dialysis patients. ”
Claire has already settled in very well with the team and she is keen to see the success in the week ahead, “now that I’m here and have gotten to know the team I am even more Excited to see how they get on during the week.”
Transplant Team Ireland will compete in the Petanque and Table Tennis Events tomorrow and will undoubtedly build on the success that they have already achieved today. Go Transplant Team Ireland!