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Organ transplants increase by 11 per cent in 2017

Organ transplants increase by 11 per cent in 2017

There was a record-breaking rise in organ transplants in Ireland last year: 311 organ transplants from 99 deceased organ donations were carried, which is an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year. Kidney transplants from deceased donation has grown to 141, 51 of...
Girl (8) speaks for the first time in four years

Girl (8) speaks for the first time in four years

A young girl with Progressive Dystonia, a very rare disease in children that causes painful seizing of the muscles, has uttered her first word in four years, “Mama”, following treatment. The patient, Mary-Ann Cleary, had progressed so severely that she was...
Founder of CRY Ireland steps down as chairman

Founder of CRY Ireland steps down as chairman

The co-founder of CRY Ireland has announced that he will be stepping down as chairman of the charity, 16 years after he founded it with his wife, Marie Greene,  following the sudden death of their son Peter in June 1996. During Michael’s time as chairman, CRY Ireland...