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Tuesday, 9th October 2007 - Local Fashion Show Raises EUR16,000 for Breast Cancer Research at RCSI.

09 October 2007

On Tuesday October 9th a Fashion Show was held by Frederika Barrett in the Lakeside Hotel, Killaloe in aid of Breast Cancer Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. An unprecedented €16,000 was raised at what was a very successful evening. Prof. Arnold Hill, Chair of the Department of Surgery at RCSI delivered a very informative and emotive talk on the future of breast cancer in Ireland and on the work that is being led by RCSI in collaboration with other research institutes around the country. The models for the show were provided by the Cecilia Holman Lee Agency clothes were by Joanne's Fashion House in Ballina, shoes by Shoerack, and the jewellery by Keanes of Limerick. Over 220 guests from Clare, Limerick and Tipperary attended the evening.

Members of the organising committee at the fashion show. €16,000 was raised at the event.

Pictured from l to r are Ms. Grainne Buckley, Shoerack; Ms. Frederika Barrett; Professor Arnold Hill, RCSI Professor of Surgery and Ms. Aisling Hurley, Director of Development, RCSI.