It’s Day One of the 9th European Transplant and Dialysis Championships and Transplant Team Ireland are off to a running start

By Sarah May Today marked the first day of the 9th European Transplant & Dialysis Games held in Vantaa, Finland. The Championships are a multi-sport event running from the 10th until 17th July. Transplant Team Ireland got off to a thrilling start today securing a staggering seven medals, including 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 bronze, …

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Team Ireland’s Outstanding Performance Continues on Day Two in Krakow

18th August 2014 By Sarah MayTeam Ireland continued their winning streak today at the 8th European Transplant & Dialysis Championships, securing a total of two silver medals and seven bronze medals. Spirits are high amongst the Team and everyone is thoroughly enjoying their Games experience in Krakow.Team Ireland is comprised of 34 athletes including 25 men …

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Team Captain Harry Ward – Priceless

By Sarah MayTeam Captain Harry Ward is undoubtedly an invaluable member of Team Ireland. Harry keeps everyone's feet on the ground and ensures that everyone around him is constantly laughing. He is well known for getting everyone to remember the fun element to the Games, and is an expert at rising the spirits of not …

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Fantastic start for Transplant Team Ireland on first day of events in Krakow

On their first day at the the 8th European Transplant & Dialysis Games in Krakow, Transplant Team Ireland has fared exceptionally well securing 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 6 Bronze in the Mini-marathon and Petanque events.Veteran to the Games Charlie Ryan from Cobh came first in the 60-69 year age category in the Petanque event. Charlie, …

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PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                                  17TH August, 2014 MESSAGES OF SUPPORT ROLL IN AS ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ TRANSPLANT & DIALYSIS ATHLETES DEPART FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN KRAKOW   Messages of support have been pouring in from sporting personalities, diplomatic and political quarters as well as from members of the general public for the 34 inspirational men and women …

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A new day dawns… #wtg2013

The sun will soon be up on another day in Durban, South Africa. Day 4 of the World Transplant Games is about to begin. Hundreds of athletes are stirring from their slumber with hope in their hearts and a great sense of anticipation coursing through their veins. Today's competitions offer another opportunity to showcase the …

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Day 3 of competition – WE ARE READY! #wtg2013

Another busy day for Team Ireland will be starting shortly. We have 15 participants in action.           Badminton Singles: Vienna White Andrew Duncan Oisin O'Gorman 20km Cycle Road Race: Deirdre Faul Sheila Gregan John Connell John Moran Lawn Bowls Singles: Catherine Murphy James Reynolds Brian Carney Harry Ward Seamus Eager Ten …

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Day 2 of competition – It’s a busy one! #wtg2013

We have a busy day ahead of us with competitors involved in events at 6 different venues! 5km Time Trial (Cycling): Sheila Gregan John Connell John Moran Team Golf: Eoin Hurley and Seamus Eager James Nolan and Brian Carney Petanque Pairs: Bridie Nicholson and Catherine Murphy Charlie Ryan and Harry Ward Squash: Deirdre Faul Andrew …

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