Brother’s ‘mind blowing’ experience after donating kidney to sister

LURGAN MAIL | Niall Deeney

Sean Mullan and sister Eileen have encouraged more people to join the organ donor register
A paramedic who donated a kidney to his sister has spoken of the “mind blowing” experience of giving the gift of life.

Sean and Eileen Mullan have shared their incredible story in a bid to encourage more people to register as organ donors.

Sean, an ambulance service station manager, made the decision to donate a kidney to his sister when her kidney function deteriorated in 2013.

The siblings, who are from the Antrim area originally, are hoping more people will join the organ donation register to help the 161 people in Northern Ireland on the transplant waiting list.

Eileen, who also works in the health service as a non-executive director for the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, described organ donation as “the most selfless act”. Continue reading