Team returns home…

PRESS RELEASE 24th August 2019 Transplant Team Ireland returns home after unforgettable week at World Transplant Games and a mighty haul of 50 medals This weekend 38 members of Transplant Team Ireland returned home from an unforgettable week-long World Transplant Games 2019 which were held in Newcastle Gateshead, UK. When the team walked through to the Arrivals Hall …

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Sun smiles down on Transplant Team Ireland on final day of spectacular week at World Transplant Games

Friday, 23rd August marked the final day of competition for the 37-strong Transplant Team Ireland at an unforgettable World Transplant Games 2019. It also marked their final day in host city Newcastle before they got ready to return home to Dublin airport's Terminal One (on Saturday 24th August 12.30pm) with their huge haul of 50 …

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Team Captain, Harry Ward the ‘backbone’ of Transplant Team Ireland

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 been present at all since that date, except for three. Westmeath native and …

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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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