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 …
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Three Tipperary athletes on Irish transplant team for World Games in Malaga
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.
Fennelly give a motivational talk to Ireland’s World Transplant Games athletes
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.
Rosscarbery athlete arrives home triumphant from Transplant Championships
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.
Athletes return in triumph from European Transplant & Dialysis Games – (Connacht Tribune)
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
Galway athletes triumphant at Championships (Galway Independent)
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 Takes Gold in Finland
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
Richard brings home three bronze medals from European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Games (Kilkenny People)
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
Bridie Nicholson wins big at European Championships (Sligo Champion)
Sligo's Bridie Nicholson enjoyed great success at the recent European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships in Finland. Click on the image to view story
Two golds for dialysis patient (Kerryman)
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