Help Us Light the IKA Christmas Tree of Hope 2023

By ika | November 16, 2023

Visit Join us and let your hope shine bright by dedicating a light on our virtual tree. Anyone is welcome to dedicate a light on our virtual tree and […]

Music in Mind Programme for Young Kidney Patients

By ika | November 13, 2023

Are you a young person with end stage kidney disease who would like to have fun exploring your musical ability? The MIM programme, which has been made possible through the […]

IKA Leads Oireachtas Briefing Session Highlighting CKD Challenges

By ika | November 8, 2023

‘Earlier intervention will reduce costs and deliver better health outcomes for the estimated 500,000 people with Chronic Kidney Disease in Ireland’.  – Irish Kidney Association The Irish Kidney Association (IKA), […]

Awards Honour For Our Counsellor Aoife Smith

By ika | October 25, 2023

The 8th Annual Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) Conference was held over the weekend in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. At the conference, the regional awards […]

“Remembering Harvey” Fundraiser for the IKA

By ika | October 25, 2023

Parents Eddie and Deborah Burns from Macroom, Co Cork, recently organised a charity fundraising event to celebrate the life of their deceased organ donor baby son, on what would have […]

Service of Remembrance & Thanksgiving 2023

By Colin White | October 16, 2023

MULLINGAR HOSTS NATIONAL EVENT HONOURING ORGAN DONORS  (Photos by  Conor McCabe tel. 085 7057255 – NO REPRO FEE) More than 1,000 people from all over Ireland converged in the Midlands […]

IKA Statement On The Importance Of Securing The Future Of An Annual Potential Donor Audit

By ika | September 7, 2023

The National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) published its findings this week in a feasibility study, commissioned by Organ Donation Transplant Ireland (ODTI), to appraise the need for a national […]

NOCA Potential Donor Audit Development Project Report Launch

By ika | September 5, 2023

About the Potential Donor Audit Development Project Arising from a recommendation from the Potential Donor Audit Feasibility Study Report (National Office of Clinical Audit, 2022), Organ Donation Transplant Ireland commissioned […]

Kidney Donor Father Celebrates 1st School Day for Transplant Son

By ika | August 29, 2023

The first day of school is a milestone that carries emotions for every family, but for one family in Cork, this day held particular significance. Jessica Stone was filled with […]

Transplant Surgeons Celebrated On Global Surgery Day

By ika | May 25, 2023

To mark Global Surgery Day on Thursday, 25th May, which coincides with Organ Donor Awareness Week, and to celebrate the contribution of transplant surgeons and their valued lifesaving role, a photo call […]