‘Race in Pink’ raises €95,000

Photo: 'Race in Pink' committee members Jennifer Skeffington, Ann Burke, Michael Moloney, Una McVeigh, Clodagh O'Neill and Cathy Curran from the Research Team in Lambe Institute, Prof. Michael Kerin, Sinéad Cassidy and Grace Clarke. Committee members absent are Anthony Ryan, Ger Lally, Bernie Turley, Patricia McLoughlin, Dr. Orla Smithwick, Jimmy Cubbard and Philip Duffy. Photo Credit: Xposure

It’s official folks, €95,000 raised from our 'Race in Pink' day at Galway Races. Thank you so much to Sinéad and Michael and all the team at Galway Races and to anyone who attended, sponsored or supported 'Race in Pink' in anyway. What an incredible result and what an amazing team!   … [Read more...]

Cois Cladaigh Christmas Concert for Breast Cancer Research

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This year, Cois Cladaigh’s Christmas concert entitled “Christmas Trees” will take place in St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church at 8.00, December 15th. The concert is in aid of  the National Brest Cancer Research Institute. Cois Cladaigh’s Christmas concerts do not fit the normal style of this season’s choral events as they do not feature … [Read more...]

Roundstone for Fun

Roundstone for Fun

Attending the recent cheque presentation for €6,066 from ‘Roundstone for Fun’ to the National Breast Cancer Research Institute were: Event organiser, Anna Sweeney, Prof. Michael Kerin Research Director National Breast Cancer Research Institute, Researcher Katie Gilligan and Greig Sweeney event organizer. The money was raised at ‘Roundstone For Fun’ … [Read more...]

Crossing the Sound

Crossing the Sound

Thank you so much to Dorothea Melvin, Gerald Dawe and Padraic Reaney for donating the proceeds of their book of Poetry & Art entitled ‘Crossing the Sound’ to Mayo Pink Ribbon in support of Breast Cancer Research   Poems from the West of Ireland by Gerald Dawe and Paintings by Padraic Reaney will be launched at Kennys Bookshop & … [Read more...]

Will You Host a Nollaig na mBan Event on Jan 6th?

Photo Martina Regan

Nollaig na mBan, or Women’s Little Christmas, is an old Irish tradition celebrated on January 6th each year, originally created as a day where women got together for a much needed rest after the stress of the Christmas season. A coffee morning or an afternoon tea party at home, or in the workplace, a fun quiz night or fancy dress at a local … [Read more...]

‘Play in Pink’ 2018 National Final

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After a wet and windy few days including Storm Collum what a relief it was for the organisers of the ‘Play in Pink’ 2018 National Final to wake to a glorious sunny Sunday morning in the midlands. Fifty two qualifiers from clubs all over Ireland descended in a sea of pink on to Glasson Golf course in Athlone. In spite of the inclement weather the … [Read more...]

Brown Thomas Goes Pink

General Manager of Brown Thomas, Galway, Marilyn Gallagher with Chairperson of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute, Patricia McLoughlin at the launch of ‘Brown Thomas Goes PINK’, which takes place on Wednesday October 24th from 6:30 p.m. in aid of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute.  Tickets are €20 each and available from Brown Tomas, Galway.

Brown Thomas, Galway will go ‘PINK’ on Wednesday October 24th when they will host an exclusive in-store event in support of Galway based charity, the National Breast Cancer Research Institute, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event, which will run from 6.30-9p.m. and feature fashion and beauty masterclasses showcasing this season’s … [Read more...]

Association of Fine Jewellers Supporting Breast Cancer Research


Here is a great way to support the National Breast Cancer Research Institute and get a beautiful sterling silver pendant for just €25! Available now from the following members of the Association of Fine Jewellers stores nationwide.   • Dalton Jewellers - Dungarvan • O’Kelly Jewellers - Bray. • Murtagh Jewellers - Westport … [Read more...]

Castleisland Golf Club Co. Kerry

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Lady Captain of Castleisland Golf Club Co. Kerry, Mary Ann Downes presents a cheque for €4,800 to Prof. Michael Kerin, the National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Johanna Downes National Breast Cancer Research Galway fundraising committee. The money was raised for the charity during the Lady Captain’s day at the club recently. A big thank you … [Read more...]

Will You Host A Coffee Morning For Breast Cancer Research This October?


October is breast cancer awareness month and the National Breast Cancer Research Institute are asking everyone to consider holding a fundraising event at their work place or home to help fund the breast cancer research programme at the Lambe Institute for Translation Research , NUI Galway during the course of the month. A Coffee Morning, a 'Pink … [Read more...]