A highlight of the Galway Races Summer festival, the eighth annual First Furlong event in support of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute took place on Tuesday July 31st at The Ardilaun Hotel.

The event kicked off with a prosecco reception and entertainment from the Guinness Jazz Band followed by a sumptuous four-course lunch with wine. Guests were also treated to a fabulous fashion and millinery showcase featuring local milliners such as Suzie Mahony, Caithriona King, Majella Dalton and Designs by Shimmer. On the day, there prizes for best-dressed lady and gent, kindly sponsored by Anthony Ryan’s as well as many other fabulous raffle prizes.

Photographer: Andrew Downes




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