Lucky 13: Double lung transplant patient opens up about waiting game and living with CF

Nicholas O’Halloran began to give up on getting the double lung transplant he needed. Now he is living a life of hope, he tells Helen O’Callaghan.


Mum and daughter with cystic fibrosis back campaign to fight condition

Around 1,400 people are living with the condition in Ireland – the highest number ever recorded.


Working life: What it's like to be a paediatric cystic fibrosis clinical nurse

Geraldine Clancy, cystic fibrosis (CF) clinical nurse specialist, paediatrics, Tallaght University Hospital


Double lung transplant warrior Orla Tinsley grateful for support after health setback

Double lung transplant warrior Orla Tinsley who is back in hospital after a health setback has thanked the public for their get well wishes and support.


Ireland's longest surviving lung transplant recipient dies aged 51

Brendan McLaughlin, the longest surviving Cystic Fibrosis lung transplant recipient in Ireland, has passed away 26 years after getting a transplant.


Alice Ward says health system not doing all it can to help her fight CF

Alice Ward says it's frustrating that health system is not doing all it can to support her when she is doing all she can to beat cystic fibrosis.


Praise for 'beautifully made' Orla Tinsley documentary highlighting the struggles of living with CF

A new documentary on RTÉ follows one Cystic Fibrosis survivor's journey and experiences of living everyday life with the condition.


Cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi 'approved for use among 6-11 year olds'

The pharmaceutical firm making cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi says it has received EU approval to treat children.


Cystic fibrosis drug company to re-engage with HSE on price of Orkambi

Vertex has responded to calls from the HSE with a view to re-engage on the pricing of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi.