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Two support groups for people affected by hepatitis C from contaminated blood products spent more than €250,000 on weekends away, golf trips, pool table hire and conferences in 2010, documents released by the HSE reveal.

Transfusion Positive and Positive Action are both funded by the HSE and receive about €860,000 between them annually

….Documents received by The Irish Times under a Freedom of Information request reveal that Transfusion Positive spent €132,856 on five weekends away for its members and non-infected family members in Ireland in 2010.

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Two Hepatitis C Support Groups Spent Over €250,000 On Trips (Pamela Duncan and Martin Wall, Irish Times)