HSE launches Living Well Programme

By ika | October 1, 2020

HSE launches Living Well – an evidence-based free online programme supporting people with Long-Term Health Conditions during Covid-19 The HSE National Self-Management Support team is today officially launching Living Well a programme for adults with long-term health conditions. Living Well supports people to develop practical skills and confidence so they can manage their health condition better […]

A Tribute To Our Retiring CEO Mark Murphy

By ika | September 30, 2020

Today, Wednesday 30th September, marks the end of an era for the Irish Kidney Association as our long standing Chief Executive Officer Mark Murphy retires. Below is a short tribute, written by one of Mark’s good friends, member since 1998, and now Board Member Valerie Brady. We invite you to leave well wishes for Mark […]

Flu Vaccine Information

By ika | September 23, 2020

People with Kidney Disease and Organ Transplants are encouraged to get the Flu Vaccine each year to protect them from the sasonal flu virus. It is provided free to people who are at higher risk if they should contract the virus. To find out more about getting the vaccine, click here. View a leaflet about […]

3 Daves Run Virtual Boston Marathon In Dublin

By ika | September 13, 2020

Three Tallaght Athletics Club runners, Dave O’Callaghan, Dave Fitzpatrick, and Dave Callaghan, set themselves an ambitious challenge when they ran this year’s Boston Marathon on home soil today (Sunday, 13th September). They undertook the challenge in support of several Club members who have loved ones affected by organ failure, including two children, and to raise […]

Online “Living Well” Self Management Programme

By ika | September 2, 2020

Our “Living Well” self management programme for patients End Stage Kidney Disease is moving online. The programme is designed to help people learn ways of managing symptoms common to those living with kidney disease. Learn more from our flyer and register your interest by visiting our Counselling Page.

Notice of AGM

By ika | August 24, 2020

Please see below notice of the 2020 Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be held virtually for members at 2pm, Saturday 19th September 2020. You can visit our AGM page by clicking here. Click to View.


Returning to Work

By ika | August 21, 2020

As the country begins to reopen, you may think about returning to work. We cannot give specific advice as each person’s health is unique to them, but we have written up some things you might consider and ensure are in place before returning. Click here to view the document Click here to view our dedicated […]

Covid 19 in the Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Population – 25/05/20

By ika | June 2, 2020

25/05/20 – The National Renal Office has published data in relation to dialysis and transplant patients with Covid-19 infection. Please click the document or click here to view.

Virtual Run For A Life

By ika | May 26, 2020

The Irish Kidney Association today announced that it’s 12th annual Run For A Life will be held virtually. The event, which has been in Dublin’s Corkagh Park for the past few years and sees hundreds run to raise awareness of Organ Donation, has been moved to the virtual arena where participants can still take part […]

COVID-19 “Beat The Boredom” Competition Winners!

By ika | May 20, 2020

We had some fabulous entries to our recent COVID-19 “Beating The Boredom” competition, and now it’s time to find out who has won themselves a One-4-All voucher! There were initially four categories in the competition, but all the entries we recieved were for the same category. To give everyone a better chance, we have instead […]

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