Blood donors wanted now to save lives


This week, approximately 1,000 Irish people will receive blood transfusion. To meet this demand from our hospitals we need 3,000 donations of blood each and every week. If you are fit and healthy, aged 18 to 65 (between 65 and 70 years if you have donated in the last 10 years), over 7st.12 lbs (50kg) and have not donated in the last 90 days, please make a special effort to come along and give blood as new and former donors are always needed. Please eat at least a light snack in the 3 hours before donating.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service Mobile Unit will be located in the

  • Clan Na nGael G.A.A. Centre, Ecco Road, Dundalk, Tuesday 5th July from 5.00pm to 8.30pm
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Wednesday 6th July from 5.00pm to 8.30pm and Thursday 7th July from 5.00pm to 8.30pm

Help ensure that essential blood supplies are always available.  Remember you can make a difference. For further details, please contact our lo-call Donor Information Line 1850 – 73 11 37 or John Healy, Area Organiser at our Ardee Regional Office, 041 – 685 9994 or www.giveblood.ie.

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