This lucky mum’s story to feature in organ campaign

Gina’s story will be featured as part of this year’s campaign.
THE story of a 51-year-old Southside mother who narrowly survived a devastating heart attack will be featured as part of this year’s Organ Donor Awareness Week.

Running from April 1 to 8 this year, the campaign will be launched on Tuesday, March 28 at the Mansion House.

One of those whose life has been saved by an organ transplant, Gina Lenehan, from Ranelagh, will be on hand to help highlight the importance of the campaign.

Gina, a pharmacist at Trinity Pharmacy in Westland Row, received a heart transplant in 2015. The mother of three teenagers had not been on a heart waiting list as she was in good health.

She had no prior warning signs that she was about to suffer spontaneous heart dissection which, as she says, shredded her heart. Continue reading

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