Irish Kidney Association pleas for more organ donors
The Irish Kidney Association is urging people to carry Organ Donor cards as the organisations awareness week gets underway today.
The group says a record number of organ transplants were carried out last year - 294 organs were transplanted in 2013 through living and deceased organ donation.
Pat O'Sullivan from Mallow, Co. Cork, is waiting for a kidney transplant since 2012.
He explains that an organ transplant would "make a massive difference" to him.