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Irish Blood Transfusion Service -

About Irish Blood Transfusion Service -

Irish Blood Transfusion Service meets patient blood compenent needs nationwide through professionalism of staff and the generosity of donors

What's Involved

From Monday March 30th we have changed the previous walk-in policy of our clinics to a new appointments system. Further details: IBTS COVID-19 EMERGENCY UPDATE

Give blood at one of our clinics at a location near you (approx every 3 months if possible).

Irish Blood Transfusion Service needs to collect 3000 donations every week but currently only 3% of the eligible population in Ireland currently donate.

1 in 4 people will require a blood transfusion.

Visit our website and check you eligibility. You can either attend a clinic or register your interest on the website.

What's required for this position

No skills needed - although not everybody is able to give blood - for many varying reasons. You can take the eligibility test on to see if you might be able to give blood

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
At local clinics every three months throughout the country. In addition, we have permanent clinics in D'Olier Street and Stillorgan (both Dublin) and St Finbarrs Hospital Cork

Other location details:
Locations Nationwide throughout Ireland.

Also available in these counties
Wicklow, Dublin, Limerick, Kerry, Offaly, Laois, Waterford, Monaghan, Cavan, Meath, Westmeath, Longford, Donegal, Leitrim, Roscommon, Mayo, Wexford

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Giving blood simply means you are giving life to someone else. 1 in 4 of us will need a blood transfusion in our livetimes.

Getting there

Go to for details of clinics near you and when they are next on

Apply Now Click the apply now button to register your interest in this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Donor Services
  • Organisation: Irish Blood Transfusion Service -
  • Email:
  • Phone: 1850 731 137
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