On Sunday, June 9th, The Lodge at Ashford Castle will once again host the highly successful Pink Afternoon supporting the National Breast Cancer Research Institute. This popular event, organised by the charity’s Galway Fundraising Committee and sponsored by DeCare Dental, is one of the charity’s major fundraisers and monies raised help to support the breast cancer research team at the Lambe Institute, University Hospital, Galway, led by Professor Michael Kerin.
Guest speaker this year is, Siobhan Murray, Resilience coach, expert psychotherapist and best-selling author. Siobhan helps women re-ignite their self-worth, build resilience and grow into their full potential. Prior to starting her Coaching Business, Siobhan’s career spanned three decades working in the Entertainment Industry, Corporate and Not-For-Profit sectors. She was instrumental in the building of the first Ronald McDonald House at Crumlin Children’s Hospital and was Head of Communications for McDonald’s Restaurants, Ireland. At the Pink Afternoon, Siobhan will be speaking about self-kindness versus self-care and the importance of building resilience.
With The Galway Races on the horizon, the fun-filled day will include a Milliners Showcase, featuring headpieces by Milliners Brid O’Driscoll, Gillian Duggan, Stephaine Healy and Majella Dalton of Crevation Design.
This year proceedings start at 12pm with a drinks reception followed by a three-course lunch. Each guest will receive a wonderful goodie bag and Galway Bay FM’s, Ollie Turner will host a fundraising auction. There will be table prizes, pop-ups and a few surprises on the day which will also feature live music into the late evening with the Jive Buddies.
Tickets for the Pink Afternoon are €80 per person and in high demand with limited numbers remaining. Proceeds from the event go to the National Breast Cancer Research Institute and there will be a special coach service running from Galway to the venue on the day. To purchase event tickets and for information about the coach call 091 863 917 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.