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:
*NOTE - NEW VENUE*
Ard Scoil Chiaráin Naofa, Frederick Street
Monday 21st March, 5pm - 8:30pm
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.