7 September 2023

~1 minutes read

Galway public urged to donate blood as supplies run low

Share story:
Galway public urged to donate blood as supplies run low

Galway Bay fm newsroom – The Galway public are being urged to donate blood as supplies run low across the country.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board says it aims to have seven days of stock on hand at all times – but in some areas, they’re down to two days.

A blood donation event is taking place at the Menlo Park Hotel in the city this afternoon from 4pm.

Appointments can be made by calling freephone 1800 222 111.

Speaking to Galway Talks, Director of Operations Paul McKinney said they’re particularly looking for certain types of blood.


Share story:

Catherine Connolly challenges Taoiseach on "meaningful steps" needed following recognition of Palestine

Galway West TD Catherine Connolly has challenged the Taoiseach on what steps the Government is taking to make our recognition of Palestine “actually...

University of Galway professor wins inaugural award for work in childrens rights

A University of Galway professor has won an inaugural award for his work and achievements in the field of children’s rights. Professor Pat Dolan was...

O' Cuiv questions delays to planned reform of means testing for social welfare payments

Galway West Deputy Eamon O’ Cuiv is questioning lengthy delays to planned reforms of how social welfare payments are means tested. Speaking in the D...

Taoiseach hopeful All-Island Rail Review update will be released before Dáil summer recess

Taoiseach Simon Harris says he hopes an update on the All-Island Rail Review will be provided before the Dáil breaks for summer. Local Independent TD Sea...