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L- R Paul Predergast, Leonard Ryan, Sheila Grogan, Peter Heffernan, Eognan O Neill, the swimming team..Friday 17th Aug '12. 26 transplant athletes gathered at the Clarion Hotel, Dublin Airport this afternoon in advance of departing for The 7th European Transplant & Dialysis games which will be held in Zagreb, Croatia from the 18th - 25th August. 'The Games celebrate life through sport and promote organ donation for transplantation' The Irish Team which comprises 17 men and 9 women ranging from 18-74 includes kidney, liver and pancreas transplant recipients as well as people on dialysis. Athletes will compete in badminton, tennis, cycling, darts, golf, petanque, swimming table tennis, ten pin bowling, volleyball , mini marathon and track & field events. No Repro Fee.Pic: Angela Halpin