‘We hit the jackpot for the first time’ – Galway couple celebrate after cross-border kidney swap operation

Life begins at 42 for a Galway couple who recover after a successful cross-border kidney-swap operation.

Own Madden (42) and his wife Michelle Tuhr (42) of Kiltullagh, from Galway, this year became the first Irish couple to participate in a paired kidney exchange program through HSE’s Treatment Abroad Fund.