Picture special: House Hotel event in aid of Breast Cancer Research

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Galway Daily life & style House Hotel Fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute
Attending the recent fundraising event in aid of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute at the House Hotel were: Mary O’Shea, Una Murphy Business Development Executive House Hotel and Anne Lillis. Photo: Tom Taheny

A fundraising event was recently held at the House Hotel in aid of National Breast Cancer Research Institute.

The National Breast Cancer Research Institute is a is a national charity that funds a comprehensive research programme from where it is based at NUI Galway.

The research team, in collaboration with universities and hospitals across the globe, focuses on the development and improvement of diagnostic techniques and treatment strategies, to drive real and measurable improvement in clinical outcomes for patients.

In Ireland, 1 in 9 women are affected by breast cancer and there are 3,000 cases diagnosed annually which is set to continue to increase.

As a charity the NBCRI relies heavily on donations and fundraising events like that which took place at the House Hotel on October 24 in order to support its research into new treatments and diagnoses.

Pictured below are some of the many people who came that night to help support a worthy cause.

Attending the recent fundraising event in aid of the NBCRI at the House Hotel were: Rita Hodgins and Sheila Dwyer. Photo: Tom Taheny
Mary O’Shea, Una Murphy Business Development Executive House Hotel and Anne Lillis. Photo: Tom Taheny
Ethelle Fahy and Angela Commins. Photo: Tom Taheny
Galway Daily life & style House Hotel Fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute
Mary Caulfield, Carmel McKeown and Fiona Grogan. Photo: Tom Taheny
Julia Kelly and Nollaig Kelly. Photo: Tom Taheny
Galway Daily life & style House Hotel Fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute
Mary Grealish, Prof. David M.Bouchier-Hayes and Johanna Downes. Photo: Tom Taheny
Galway Daily life & style House Hotel Fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute
Johanna Downes, Chairperson of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute Patricia McLoughlin and Lauragh Quinn. Photo: Tom Taheny.