Westmeath blood donors awarded for a lifetime of selflessness


The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) held its annual Gold Drop and Porcelain Pelican Awards ceremony for the North-East, Midlands region on Friday, 19 May in the Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells, County Meath.

One hundred and twelve 50 time donors received their Gold Drop and eight 100 time donors received their Porcelain Pelicans at the ceremony. Donors and their guests attended from counties Meath, Cavan, Monaghan, Louth, Westmeath, Longford, and North County Dublin.