Irish Heart and Lung Transplant Association

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Transplants in 2019

A record number of lung transplants were carried out in Ireland in 2019, according to the latest figures.

EHLTF Games 2020

Come and join Heart and Lung Transplant Team Ireland at The European Heart & Lung Transplant Federation (EHLTF) Games

The 18th European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships will take place from 08th - 12th June 2020 in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain).

Contact The Irish Heart and Lung Transplant Association for more details.

Christmas Cards 2019

IHLTA Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards are now available in the Heart and Lung Transplant Unit.

These cards were designed by students from Manor House School, Raheny, Dublin.

Pack of 10 cards of assorted designs cost €5.


Ireland's 1st double lung-liver transplant

Ireland's first double lung-liver transplant recipient praises donor

The recipient of Ireland's first double lung and liver transplant has said his donor and their family are never far from his thoughts. Robert Sheahan, 29, from Askeaton in Co Limerick, is the first person in Ireland to receive a liver and double lung transplant, thanks to organ donation.

RTE News - Ireland's first double lung-liver transplant

Transplant Masterclass

Date: Tuesday 8th October 2019 

Location: Level 6 St Cecelia’s Meeting Room, Whitty Building.

Time:  2pm – 4pm. 

Interactive Sessions: Specialist Nurses, Physiotherapist, Pharmacist, Medical Social Worker.


Open to Heart and Lung Transplant Recipients and Caregivers.


As number are limited, booking is required, please contact the Heart and Lung Transplant Unit.


Refreshments sponsored by the Irish Heart and Lung Transplant Association

VHI Women's Mini Marathon 2019

VHI Women's Mini Marathon

The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon takes place this weekend on Sunday, June 2nd 2019.

We have several groups participating in support of the Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association.

The training & preparation is almost complete. Thanks to those participants from around the Country & beyond who have been training hard over the past few months and have raised awareness and funds for IHLTA. We appreciate your effort and hope you enjoy the day.

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