JCI Galway announces ‘Mid Summer Melodies’ concert for cancer charity

JCI presents ‘Mid Summer Melodies’ in the Galway Bay Hotel on Friday July 2 at 8pm staring Darragh McGann, Annette Griffin and Brendan O'Byrne in aid of ‘CDs Helping Hands’. Photo: Andrew Downes.

JCI presents ‘Mid Summer Melodies’ in the Galway Bay Hotel on Friday July 2 at 8pm staring Darragh McGann, Annette Griffin and Brendan O'Byrne in aid of ‘CDs Helping Hands’. Photo: Andrew Downes.

JCI Galway in partnership with children’s cancer charity for the West, CD’s Helping Hands has announced details of their upcoming benefit concert Mid Summer Melodies which is taking place on Friday July 2, in the Galway Bay Hotel.

This night will see spectacular performances from an eclectic line-up including Sean Costello, Frank Naughton , Buck Taylor, Brendan O’Byrne, Annette Griffin, Darragh McGann, Sheelagh Chadwick, GoGoshka Kinkladze and Keith McDonald. The star-studded line-up will be complemented by a special guest MC who is yet to be revealed.

Tickets for the event are priced at only €30 and are available from the Galway Bay Hotel and Zhivago on Shop Street. Entry includes a wine reception and a light buffet.

The event is being organised by JCI Galway – the local branch of an international community of young people with the aim of creating positive change. Along with other areas, JCI (or Junior Chamber International ) Galway aims to promote active citizenship and to contribute to the betterment of the local community.

CD’s Helping Hands is the only children’s cancer charity in Ireland and provides practical domestic support to families in the west of Ireland who are affected by a diagnosis of childhood cancer. The four primary services offered to families are assistance with childcare, household cleaning, laundry and meal delivery. These essential domestic duties are vital to help support families as they battle through the painful, devastating and heart breaking circumstance that come with childhood cancer.

JCI Galway President Victoria Whelan recently enthused about the event “Junior Chamber Galway is proud to be supporting such a fantastic and worthy charity like CD Helping Hands. The evening is going to be great, and I am really looking forward to seeing all the acts perform. We have great interest in the concert so far, so I believe it’s going to be a night to remember”.

JCI Galway would also like to take this opportunity to thank their generous sponsors to date A big thank you is also extended to the performers for offering their time and services for this very worthy cause.

For further information and ticket purchase, please visit either www.jci-galway.org/concert or cdshelpinghands.ie Tickets can also be purchased from Galway Bay Hotel, Zhivago Shop Street on email at [email protected] or by calling 086 0718054 or on the evening.

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