Team Captain and the “backbone” of Transplant Team Ireland, Harry Ward

Dubliner Harry Ward is the Captain of our 38 strong Irish team.  Harry brings joy, support and a lot of laughter to Team Ireland and ensures that the week is a smooth and enjoyable experience for the whole team. Harry attended his first Games in 2006 and has attended all since that date, except for three. …

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Ireland continues to win big in track and field and tennis on second last day of competition at World Transplant Games

The Irish got off to a great start at the World Transplant Games in track and field at Gateshead International Stadium today as newcomer to Transplant Team Ireland,Thomas Flannery, a lung transplant recipient from Monaghan  won a Gold medal in the Shot Putt.  This was followed up with a Silver medal for kidney transplant recipient …

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Day Five – Thursday 22nd August

Good morning from Newcastle, where we are ready to go day five of the World Transplant Games. The ever-popular Track & Field events begin today, with our athletes including: Orla Hogan, Julie O’Neill, Kieran Murray, Trevor Lynch, John Moran, Emma O’Sullivan, Marie O’Connor, Mick O’Shea, Pat O’Sullivan, Ron Grainger, Philip Kavanagh, Thomas Flannery, Sinead McGrath, …

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Good Times for Cork’s Charlie, Dublin’s Golden Girl Deirdre, Navan Darts Duo and other members of Irish team on Day 4 of World Transplant Games

Transplant Team Ireland enjoyed continued success on a very busy Day 4 of competition at the World Transplant Games 2019 in Golf, Swimming, Darts, Tennis and Triathlon events with 5 Gold, 6 Silver and 4 Bronze on the same day.The first medal of the Day 4 of competition in Newcastle Gateshead was a Gold for Deirdre Faul as in the …

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Day Four – Wednesday 21st August

It’s day four of events here at the World Transplant Games, and we are hoping to add even more medals to our haul today! First, this morning, Noel Marsden & Tommy Marrett will be taking part in the Badminton doubles. We also have two Tennis players, Aodhagan Cullen and Rachel Eagleton, off to take part …

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Messages of Support Roll in for Transplant Team Ireland as Gold, Silver and 3 Bronze medals were won and world record broken on Day 3 at World Transplant Games.

2 Gold, 1Silver and 3 Bronze medals were won this morning and can be added to Transplant Team Ireland medal's haul on Day Three of competition at the World Transplant Games in Newcastle. Messages of support and encouragement continue to roll in for the team from well wishers including both the Department of Health's Minister …

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Messages of Support Pour In For Team Ireland

Niall Quinn’s message of support As Transplant Team Ireland faces its third day of competition at the World Transplant Games 2019, messages of support have been rolling in from friends, family and supporters of the 38 athletes who are showcasing the success of transplantation. Among the supporters who send messages of encouragement were Minister for …

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