At just 19 days old, little Indie Hogan received a liver transplant. Her parents Samara and Ciaran tell us their story.
Transplant recipient Ruth Creaney reflects on the gift of life she received through organ donation, and how it has enabled her to live life to the full.
Erica Ferguson, from Carrickfergus, has had two lifesaving liver transplants. Erica received her first transplant when she was 26 years old in March 2002 and her second in April 2004.
Lucia Quiney Mee, 14, from Ballycastle has had two liver transplants. She received her first transplant when she was just eight years old in November 2007 and her second in January 2009.
Alan Wylie, 46, from Ballymena, received a lifesaving heart transplant almost 29 years ago. He was 18 at the time and is now one of the longest surviving heart recipients in the world.
One family that knows all too well the joy the ‘Gift of life’ can bring is echoing the PHA’s plea.
Emma Treanor, 36, from Newry has had two kidney transplants. She received her first transplant when she was 14 years old in April 1998 and her second in November 2011.
Until the age of 38, Sean was reasonably healthy, working as a carpenter, but almost out of nowhere he became ill and eventually needed a double lung transplant.
Organ donation has made a huge difference to my life. I am a completely different person, I am so active, I can give back to society and I simply wouldn’t be here if someone hadn’t agreed to donate their organs and have that conversation