Irish Blood Transfusion Service calling on people to give blood at IBTS mobile clinic on June 18

1 in 4 people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their lives.

1 in 4 people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their lives.

Some day this could be you or a family member. Every day, patients in hospitals throughout Ireland require blood transfusions. Each and every week 3,000 donations are needed in Ireland.

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. Help ensure that essential blood supplies are always available. Remember YOU can make a difference.

Please eat at least a light snack in the 3 hours before donating.

You can donate blood at the IBTS mobile clinic located in the Fairways Hotel, Dublin Road, Dundalk, on Monday 18th June, from 5.00pm to 8.30pm

Please Note Venue & Clinic Opening Times

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) provides the blood and blood products needed in hospitals to help these patients.

Blood transfusions may be required for routine surgical procedures and cancer treatment. A car accident victim may require up to 30 units of blood. The average adult has between 10 and 12 pints of blood. A blood donation is just 470mls – less than one pint.

Help Ensure Essential Blood Supplies Are Always Available By Giving Blood Regularly.

For further details, please contact our lo-call Donor Information Line 1850 – 73 11 37

or John Healy, Area Manager at our Ardee Regional Office, 041 – 685 9994 or