Irish Heart and Lung Transplant Association

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Tuesday April 5 - We Need You!

TUESDAY 5th APRIL - we need you!!

The Irish Heart and Lung Transplant Association will have information desks in the McGivney and Whitty Buildings of the Mater Hospital next Tuesday 5th April 2016 to support and promote Organ Donor Awareness Week 2016.

We are looking for volunteers from our transplant recipients to give an hour between 10 am and 4 pm on Tuesday. If you can help us Contact Paddy O Mahony on 087 4128612 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


AGM & Transplant Games Meeting Reminder

We would like to remind members that our Annual General Meeting takes place this Saturday, April 2 at 12 noon in the Pillar Room of the Mater Hospital.

Following this (at approx 13:15), we will be holding a meeting for members intending to participate in July's Transplant Games in Vantaa, Finland.


Upcoming Activities & Events

For information relating to events and activities planned by the IHLTA for Spring/Summer 2016, please follow the 'Activities' tab at the top of this website.

At present, two major activities are shaping our summer, namely the VHI Women's Mini-Marathon on June 6 and the Transplant Games which take place this July in Vantaa, Finland.

Updates will be provided both on this website and through our Facebook page, which can be found at


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Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the IHLTA will take place on Saturday 2nd April at 12 noon in the Pillar Room of the Mater Hospital.

Immediately afterwards, (about 1.15-1.30pm)  there will be a meeting for those who intend going to the European Heart and Lung Championships in Vantaa, Finland in July  11th-16th 2016  (we will travel on 10th July).


VHI Women's Mini Marathon & RSVP Magazine

As part of preparations for the VHI Womens Mini-Marthon to take place during the June Bank Holiday, we have a half page in RSVP magazine out this week.

Come on everyone! We are a very small charity in a sea of big charities! We don't employ people for fund raising, all of the money goes direct to the charity. Get your friends, family to join our little team - you could make a big difference!

Contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or message our facebook page for more details.

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24th Service of Thanksgiving & Remembrance

Last Saturday, February 20th, marked the 24th occasion of our Annual Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance in the Chapel of Mater Hospital.

Once again, the turnout was hugely impressive and we would like to sincerely thank all who attended. In particular, we would like to acknowledge those who contributed on the day, both in terms of readings and prayers as well as those who assisted in funding the occasion.

A number of photographs were taken on the day and they will be uploaded to this website in the coming weeks.


Please continue to follow this website and our Facebook page for further updates on the activities of the IHLTA.

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