Urgent Appeal For Blood Donations In The Midlands

There'll be opportunities to donate locally next week.

There's an urgent appeal for blood donations.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service says stocks are running low, particularly of O Negative, and need to be replenished for the bank holiday weekend.

Appointment-only donation clinics will be in operation in Clara, Birr and Portarlington next week.

Operations Director Paul McKinney is urging people to donate blood over the coming days:



Ard Scoil Chiaráin Naofa, Frederick Street

Monday 21st March, 5pm - 8:30pm


Marian Hall

Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd, 2:30pm - 5pm, 7:00pm - 09:30pm 

Thursday 24th, 12pm - 2pm, 4pm to 7.30pm


Community Centre Link Road, Droughill

Thursday 24th, 3.45pm - 8pm

Check your eligibility to donate and get more information at giveblood.ie.

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