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Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply
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Appeal for blood donations as hospitals warned services down to a three-day supply

Oct 26th 2021, 12:52 PM 22,218 Views 31 Comments

The supply has dwindled due to demand over the summer months, Covid, and seasonal illnesses.

Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North
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Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North

Aug 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,732 Views 12 Comments

The Republic still has strict rules in place.

Poll: Do you donate blood?
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Poll: Do you donate blood?

Jul 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 32,677 Views 90 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
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Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 17,703 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

Blood shortage sees IBTS importing bulk consignment from UK for first time since 1990s
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Blood shortage sees IBTS importing bulk consignment from UK for first time since 1990s

Jun 30th 2021, 1:10 PM 12,400 Views 37 Comments

The IBTS is asking for public support to maintain the blood supply over the summer months.

Person with haemophilia successfully treated with gene therapy in Ireland for first time
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Person with haemophilia successfully treated with gene therapy in Ireland for first time

Mar 5th 2020, 6:08 PM 16,382 Views 9 Comments

It’s hoped the breakthrough will have a major impact on the quality of life of people with the condition.

'You could have a ticking time bomb in your body': 9 in 10 people who have this serious genetic disorder don't realise
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'You could have a ticking time bomb in your body': 9 in 10 people who have this serious genetic disorder don't realise

Feb 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 70,548 Views 7 Comments

About 1,000 people in Ireland have HHT but many more are undiagnosed.

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears
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Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears

Nov 21st 2019, 12:40 PM 15,187 Views 0 Comments

A DNA expert told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court the blood matched that of the injured girl.

Life-saving blood transfusions can now be delivered before patients arrive at hospital
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# Dublin And Wicklow

Life-saving blood transfusions can now be delivered before patients arrive at hospital

Aug 7th 2019, 11:53 AM 13,833 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time patients in Ireland will be able to receive transfusions prior to arriving at an emergency department.

Man found guilty of murdering 90-year-old farmer Paddy Lyons
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Man found guilty of murdering 90-year-old farmer Paddy Lyons

Mar 8th 2019, 12:34 PM 15,760 Views 0 Comments

The panel of eight men and four women rejected 28-year-old Ross Outram’s claim that he repeatedly struck Paddy Lyons in “self defence”.

Poll: Do you donate blood?
# Your Say
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Poll: Do you donate blood?

Jan 6th 2019, 9:16 AM 29,595 Views 130 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has encouraged people to give blood over the coming weeks.

Irish people more prone to iron overload than European neighbours because of inter-marriage
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Irish people more prone to iron overload than European neighbours because of inter-marriage

Jun 7th 2018, 10:15 PM 50,355 Views 56 Comments

Today is National Haemochromatosis Awareness Day as part of World Haemochromatosis Week

'We have limited time': Urgent appeal for blood donations as just three-day supply left
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'We have limited time': Urgent appeal for blood donations as just three-day supply left

Mar 6th 2018, 5:23 PM 23,888 Views 60 Comments

All IBTS clinics nationwide were closed last week for a number of days due to the impact of Storm Emma.

Blood Bikes: These riders will be working 24/7 over Christmas to help those who need it
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Blood Bikes: These riders will be working 24/7 over Christmas to help those who need it

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:00 PM 10,073 Views 19 Comments

Blood Bikes East, a volunteer courier service of elite bikers transporting urgent medical supplies, will be working 24/7 over the Christmas period to make sure they are there when people need them.

Gardaí investigating mysterious 'blood-like substance' found outside Dublin cafe
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Gardaí investigating mysterious 'blood-like substance' found outside Dublin cafe

Oct 6th 2017, 4:11 PM 26,159 Views 21 Comments

A cafe manager discovered a puddle of what appeared to be blood outside the premises this morning.

Poll: Have you ever donated blood?
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever donated blood?

Sep 21st 2017, 1:06 PM 19,801 Views 96 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Want to donate blood more often? It doesn't have any major side effects
# Health
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Want to donate blood more often? It doesn't have any major side effects

Sep 21st 2017, 6:45 AM 14,623 Views 31 Comments

A major randomised trial could have an impact worldwide.

An indispensable service you may never have heard of just completed its 10,000th delivery
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An indispensable service you may never have heard of just completed its 10,000th delivery

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:30 AM 26,720 Views 28 Comments

Blood Bikes East, a volunteer courier service of elite bikers transporting urgent medical supplies, has operated entirely free of charge since its inception in 2012.

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears
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# Murder Trial

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 50,183 Views 0 Comments

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal
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Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal

Jul 11th 2017, 2:58 PM 7,932 Views 4 Comments

Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV
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'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 35,571 Views 11 Comments

One of the men, Gerson Govea, talks about his experiences.

Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted
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Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted

Jan 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 26,344 Views 79 Comments

From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.

Hepatitis C 'effectively eradicated' in haemophilia patients who were given contaminated blood
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Hepatitis C 'effectively eradicated' in haemophilia patients who were given contaminated blood

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:01 AM 7,541 Views 15 Comments

Haemophilia patients were given contaminated blood during the 1970s and 80s.

10,000 blood donors are needed between now and the new year
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# B Positive

10,000 blood donors are needed between now and the new year

Dec 11th 2016, 1:29 PM 12,852 Views 50 Comments

A spokesperson said that this time of year is difficult for the service.

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood
# Hepatitis C
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# Hepatitis C

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

Dec 7th 2016, 9:41 PM 16,083 Views 0 Comments

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

Poll: Do you donate blood?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you donate blood?

Oct 21st 2016, 9:49 AM 20,025 Views 99 Comments

Supplies are currently running low.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says it is running low on blood
# AB Positive
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# AB Positive

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says it is running low on blood

Oct 18th 2016, 9:01 AM 12,820 Views 39 Comments

Blood donations in Ireland have fallen 21% in five years, and the IBTS is down to three days’ supply.

My wife would have died without a blood transfusion
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My wife would have died without a blood transfusion

Aug 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 473 Views 44 Comments

Robert Gilby says he and his wife Emma are forever indebted to blood donors, after a traumatic experience following the birth of their first child.

'They openly debated what sort of sex I had': What it was like being at the centre of the blood-ban case
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'They openly debated what sort of sex I had': What it was like being at the centre of the blood-ban case

Aug 13th 2016, 8:00 PM 845 Views 136 Comments

Tomás Heneghan took a case against the Irish Blood Transfusion Service to get rid of the lifelong ban on gay men giving blood.

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral
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Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral

Jun 6th 2016, 1:10 PM 11,623 Views 53 Comments

“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day
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# Drop In Donations

Blood supply for hospitals dangerously low ahead of St Patrick's Day

Mar 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,069 Views 49 Comments

Additional clinics have been set up to receive donations.

Man jailed for killing his care worker with a fire extinguisher
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Man jailed for killing his care worker with a fire extinguisher

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:57 PM 16,023 Views 20 Comments

Micheal Meanza will serve a minimum of 24 years in prison.

90,000 regular blood donors to be contacted over faulty equipment
# Anaemia
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90,000 regular blood donors to be contacted over faulty equipment

Jan 30th 2016, 2:58 PM 20,488 Views 19 Comments

A problem with equipment meant low haemoglobin levels were not detected in some donors.

Can you help? Flooding crisis leads to severe drop in blood supply at hospitals
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# Call For Donors

Can you help? Flooding crisis leads to severe drop in blood supply at hospitals

Jan 14th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,317 Views 27 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service has said that their blood supply is the lowest it has been for years.

People flock to donate blood after British tourist is injured in moped accident
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People flock to donate blood after British tourist is injured in moped accident

Jan 11th 2016, 12:06 PM 26,535 Views 19 Comments

Lucy Hill has a rare blood type.

'I am utterly devastated' - controversial disqualification costs Irish showjumper a famous win
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'I am utterly devastated' - controversial disqualification costs Irish showjumper a famous win

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:18 AM 31,673 Views 41 Comments

Bertram Allen knows how Miss Colombia feels.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'
# Blood Donation
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Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'

Nov 17th 2015, 8:11 AM 20,066 Views 22 Comments

A new test introduced in July last year has been failing to identify donors with an iron deficiency.

US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail
# Pound Of Flesh
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# Pound Of Flesh

US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail

Oct 21st 2015, 5:45 PM 15,090 Views 65 Comments

An ethics complaint has been lodged against Judge Marvin Wiggins.

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life
# Bloody Hell
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# Bloody Hell

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 36,316 Views 72 Comments

Organisers of a Halloween party in Amsterdam are going to rain blood down on partygoers.

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood
# Bloody Electric Picnic
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# Bloody Electric Picnic

A festival in the heart of Dracula-country is giving away tickets in exchange for blood

Jul 25th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,991 Views 7 Comments

You’ll need to be festival-fit in more ways than one.

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