An Irishman Abroad

The Organ Donation Episode: Episode 282

February 9, 2019
It’s two years since Jarlath donated a kidney to his brother Adrian. In this follow-on episode to its sister episode from two years ago, Jarlath opens up the discussion to the wider area of organ donation and speaks to both medical professionals and those who have been affected by organ donation. Jarlath is also joined by Health Minister Simon Harris to discuss his hopes for the introduction of an opt-out system in Ireland.
From an incredible account of the world’s first heart transplant, to the beautifully powerful stories of those who have had their lives saved by the sheer generosity of their donors, a touching phone call between Jarlath and his brother Adrian and much, much more, this is a truly crucial and inspirational listen.
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