Deirdre Faul, a liver transplant recipient from Dalkey, Dublin secured the Gold in the Squash 40-49 years age category today. This is Deirdre’s sixth consecutive world games Gold in this event. Following this phenomenal achievement Deirdre spoke of those that have supported her during her training and preparation for the Squash event, “I am delighted …
Orla Hogan, who had a kidney transplant will be joined by fellow Nenagh athlete Sheila Gregan, kidney, and Cahir's Vincent Bradshaw, liver, as part of the 29-strong team.
Showcasing the importance of organ donation, 29 athletes will represent Ireland at the World Transplant Games in Malaga this summer (25th June - 2nd July). Members of Transplant Team Ireland travelled from the four corners of Ireland to a photocall and motivational talk by the Kilkenny All Star Hurling great Michael Fennelly.
Transplant Team Ireland enjoyed huge success at the 9th European Transplant and Dialysis Championships in Vantaa, Finland. The team’s final medal tally was a staggering 21 Gold, 19 Silver and 29 Bronze.
Galway’s two representatives distinguished themselves as Transplant Team Ireland came home with a staggering 21 gold, 19 silver and 29 bronze medals from the ninth European Transplant & Dialysis Championships in Vantaa, Finland last week. Click on the image to view the story
Transplant Team Ireland enjoyed success at the 9th European Transplant & Dialysis Championships in Vantaa, Finland, with Galway athletes winning four medals. Click on the image to view story
James Nolan has added yet another medal to his creaking awards sideboard, after willing Gold today in the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships in Vantaa, Finland. Click on the image to read story
A Kilkenny man did his county proud at the 9th European Transplant and Dialysis Championships in Vantaa, Finland. Click on the image to view story
Sligo's Bridie Nicholson enjoyed great success at the recent European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships in Finland. Click on the image to view story
Three international athletics medals might seem like the mother of all achievements to most of us, but when you factor in the fact this particular victor was undergoing dialysis at the same time you get a tad more measure of the effort involved. Click on the image to view the story