Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Launch of RCSI/ VIVAS Race Day

06 September 2006

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and VIVAS Health launched the RCSI/VIVAS Health Race Against Breast Cancer Day which will take place at the Leopardstown Pavilion on Sunday, 5th November 2006. This high profile event will raise much needed funds for breast cancer research in Ireland.  It is estimated that over €250,000 will be raised, making it one of the largest amounts ever raised from a single fundraising event. Prime Time presenter, Miriam O’Callaghan, will MC on the day.


Pictured L to R: Mr. Michael Horgan, CEO of RCSI; Ms. Miriam O’Callaghan and Mr. Oliver Tattan, CEO of VIVAS Health

The highlights of the event will include an auction where guests will have the opportunity to bid on items such as a Diamond necklace, return flights to Malaysia, two tickets to London Fashion Week with dinner in Gordon Ramsey’s and two nights accommodation in Claridges, a dinner party for eight guests cooked by a celebrity chef and many more. A surprise raffle will also take place giving one lucky guest the chance to drive away in a fully taxed and insured luxury car, which will be theirs to drive for one year.


Pictured L to R with Ms. Miriam O’Callaghan are Mr. Jim Ring, Newgate Motor Co. Ltd; Mr. Gerry O’Connor, Newgate Motor Co. Ltd; Mr. Michael Horgan, CEO of RCSI; Mr Walter Beatty, Managing Partner, Vincent and Beatty Solicitors and Mr. Oliver Tattan, CEO of VIVAS Health.h


Pictured L to R: Mr. Jim Ring, Newgate Motor Co. Ltd; Professor Arnold Hill, Professor of Surgery, RCSI; Mr. Gerry O’Connor, Newgate Motor Co Ltd; Mr. Oliver Tattan, CEO of VIVAS Health and Mr. Michael Horgan, CEO of RCSI.