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Seventeen blood donors from North Kerry are to be acknowledged at a special awards ceremony tonight in the Greenhills Hotel in Limerick.

irishBloodTransfusionThey are among the 180 donors who are to be presented with a gold pin to mark their 50th blood donation.

Aileen Browne, Area Manager with the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, says the awards ceremony is a chance to thank those who have quietly saving lives by donating blood on a regular basis.