The Skeff Late Bar, Eyre Square, Galway in conjunction with Money Maximisers Advisors Ltd held a tipster and style afternoon in aid of Rosabel’s Rooms on Tuesday 31st July from 12.30pm to 3.00pm. “Racing for Rosabel” had Ireland’s top jockey’s Robbie Power and Leigh Roche giving their tips hosted by Boyle Sports Director of Communications Leon Blanche. Joining these top racing pundits was Galway footballer Paul Conroy on the back of winning the Connacht Football final with ex-footballer Michael Meehan who gave his tips on picking their winning horses.
Fashionistas and style enthusiasts had the opportunity to win some amazing prizes from Eyre Square Shopping centre, Eddie Murphy Menswear and Barry’s Hair & Beauty Studio while also getting the lowdown on dressing for ladies’ day from Veteran ladies’ day winner Louise Allen, top male lifestyle blogger Stuart Select Style and Galway’s finest milliner Gillian Duggan. TV3 Stylist Caroline Downey was on hand putting the style panel through their spaces asking the questions all the ladies and gents wanted to know on that winning look.
Guests were entertained by Paul Gaughan while enjoying delicious treats from the Skeff Kitchen and a whiskey and bubbles welcome drinks reception. The event was to help raise money for Rosabel’s Rooms – a charity established by parents Suzanne McClean and Gary Monroe in memory of their beloved daughter Rosabel who died suddenly and unexpectedly in April 2017, aged only sixteen months. Rosabel’s Rooms will be a family-focused bereavement suites in hospitals around Ireland designed and developed on collaboration with the design and Dignity project at the Irish Hospice Foundation. Rosabel’s Rooms will also be providing therapeutic and financial supports for individuals impacted by child loss. The Room–to-heal fund will provide direct financial support for families in the aftermath of child loss, assisting families to take time off work, pay for the funeral costs etc.
Photographer: Aidan Connaughton