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Swim in Pink for Breast Cancer Research

Thu, Sep 28, 2023

Attending the launch of ‘Swim in Pink’ in association with Blackrock Beachwear in aid of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute were, Louise Griffin, Faith Fahy, Lassa Lhopitallier, Will McGibbon and his son Lloyd, Mayor of Galway, Eddie Hoare, Margaret Hornibrook, Joanna Cluskey, Johanna Downes National Breast Cancer Research Institute Galway Committee and Dave Griffin. The fundraiser takes place in Galway on Sunday, 22nd October at Ladies Beach. Registration is just €25 with all monies raised going to the charity. Sign up at www.swiminpink.ie and get a FREE swimming cap.

The National Breast Cancer Research Institute in association with Blackrock Swimwear, are asking as many people as possible to ‘Swim in Pink’ on Sunday, October 22, in Galway at Ladies Beach and help raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research during October, breast cancer awareness month.

This is the third year of the event which was a huge success for the charity last year raising over €44,000 nationwide and it’s hoped the event will be even bigger this October.

1 in 7 women Irish women will develop breast cancer before they reach 75 with over 3,500 cases diagnosed annually. Based at the Lambe Institute, University of Galway the National Breast Cancer Research Institute funded researchers are currently working on major national and international projects to improve the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.


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