A FATHER’S DAY TO REMEMBER

By Colin White | June 16, 2024

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                14TH JUNE 2024                   CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF LIFE: A FATHER’S DAY TO REMEMBER This Father’s Day marks a particularly special celebration for one Dublin family. One year […]

Prof. Liam Plant Guest Speaker at IKA AGM

By ika | June 6, 2024

We are delighted that Professor Liam Plant has agreed to join us on the day of our AGM to share his insights and wisdom on what the future holds for […]

Team IKA comes together

By Colin White | June 2, 2024

PRESS RELEASE                   2nd June 2024 Ladies lead the way for IKA in VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in support of kidney patients and organ donation  (photos by Arthur Carron tel. 085 1229291 – […]

Circle of Life Organ Donor Garden in Galway Marks 10th Anniversary

By ika | April 27, 2024

Circle of Life Organ Donor Garden in Galway marks its 10th anniversary as Organ Donor Awareness Week draws to a close. As Organ Donor Awareness Week (20-27 April) reached its […]

Hannah’s Legacy – Organ Donor Awareness Week 2024

By ika | April 18, 2024

Written by Marie Kealy, Timahoe, Co Laois, who, along with husband Denis, made the selfless decision to donate their daughter Hannah’s organ after she passed away aged just two. In […]

Sarah’s Story – Organ Donor Awareness Week 2024

By ika | April 18, 2024

Written by Sarah McEvoy whose brother Kevin, a heart patient, passed away last year. My name is Sarah McEvoy and I’m from Killeshin Road which is on the Laois Carlow […]

Derek’s Story – Organ Donor Awareness Week 2024

By ika | April 18, 2024

Written by Derek O’Sullivan, from St. Luke’s in Cork (native of Knocknaheeny, Cork) who underwent a heart transplant in 2017. My name is Derek O’Sullivan, from St. Luke’s in Cork. […]

Noreen’s Story – Organ Donor Awareness Week 2024

By ika | April 18, 2024

Written by Noreen Murphy, Liver transplant recipient from Cork living in Macroom and working as an Operations Manager and Coach specialising in neurodiversity. My story is a little bit different […]

Brian’s Story – Organ Donor Awareness Week 2024

By ika | April 18, 2024

Written by Brian Vaughan, a double lung transplant recipient, from Dublin who attended the launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week with wife Roisin and children twins Emily and Elsie (12) […]

Julie’s Story – Organ Donor Awareness Week 2024

By ika | April 18, 2024

Written by Julie Egan, Donegal Town, (formerly Killarney) who underwent a simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplant at Vincent’s Hospital last year after 4 years of dialysis treatment and over two […]