This year’s Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving details are as follows: Saturday 5th October, 12:00PM Corpus Christi Church Home Farm Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. All are welcome to join us in remembrance and thanks to the Organ Donors who have made new lives possible.
The Irish Kidney Association is a charitable voluntary organisation founded in 1978. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of renal patients and their families and carers, living with and affected by end stage renal disease.
THE LATEST NEWS
Please take a look at the latest happenings from the IKA and keep yourself informed!
Gift of Life Charity Ball
Grateful for the two gifts of life she received through organ donation Sarah Dalton and her kidney donor husband, Conor, from Castleknock, are organising a Charity Ball to celebrate organ donation and support children and adults with organ failure. The Gift of Life Charity Ball in aid of the Irish Kidney Association will be attended by over […]
General Scheme of the Human Tissue Bill 2018
Please click on the image below to read the General Scheme of the Human Tissue Bill 2018.
Statement by Irish Kidney Association on Government’s proposed opt out legislation DATE: 2nd May 2019
Statement by Irish Kidney Association on Government’s proposed opt out legislation DATE: 2nd May 2019 The Irish Kidney Association is delighted that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has brought Organ Donation to the Cabinet for discussion. The Minister rightly realises that we have an opportunity to change practices and improve rates of […]
Statement by Mark Murphy: 3rd April 2019
Statement by Mark Murphy, Chief Executive of the Irish Kidney Association 3rd April 2019 It is disappointing to hear that the Minister for Health does not want valuable information to assist Organ Donor Families in consenting to donate organs. The Irish drivers licence changed 6 years ago. Question 20 on the application form states: Place […]
ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS
Kidney disease affects all age groups, both men and women.The reality of kidney disease is that it may impinge on many strands of a person’s life including: health, employment, education, social life and relationships, physical fitness and general well-being.