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Ballinasloe Charity Open Scramble

Ballinasloe Branch of Ability West and St. Teresa's Special School are holding a Charity Open Scramble golf tournament in Ballinasloe Golf Club on Bank Holiday Monday, June 5th.

Entry fee is €60 per team of three. The 18 hole competition is open to male/female teams of any combination and handicap is ⅙ combined.

To book a tee time, please ring 090 9642126 or 087 987391. Ballinasloe members may enter online at www.ballinasloegolfclub.ie

Volunteer for Church gate collections

Ability West are seeking volunteers for our annual church gate collections in Galway City on May 27th-28th.

Collections will be taking place before and after mass at the following churches:

St John the Apostle Church, Knocknacarra
Holy Family Church, Mervue
St Oliver Plunkett Church, Renmore
St Augustine's Church, Galway City
Sacred Heart Church, Westside
St Mary’s Church, Claddagh
Christ the King Church, Salthill

Run the VHI Women's Mini Marathon for Ability West

Why not get your running shoes on for a great cause this June and enter the VHI Women's Mini Marathon in aid of Ability West

1.) Deadline for Registration: 28th April

2.) Register online at www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie

3.) If you are interested in running the Marathon for Ability West please contact the Communications and Development department on 091 540 939 or email development.fundraising@abilitywest.ie

Fundraising night in aid of St Dympna's Bus Fund

Ability West are holding a fundraising night in aid of St Dympna's Bus Fund this Friday night in Cois na hAbhna, Mountshannon.

Special guest on the night is comedian and impersonator Aidan Tierney (who you may recognise from RTE's "Up for the Match")

Tickets €5. Great Music & Raffle on the night.

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Ability West Fashion Show Raises Over €7,000.00

With an audience of nearly 500 , over 70 models, over 26 performers and over €7,000.00 raised it’s safe to say that the Ability West Fashion Show proved itself to be an all-round success this year. The Fashion Show which took place on Thursday March 23rd in the Clayton Hotel in Galway celebrated its fifth year in style with plenty of glitz and glamour as the models strutted their stuff on the catwalk. The audience were kept entertained and enthralled as they watched solo and group performances that ranged from tin whistle to singing and standup comedy to dancing.

Connacht Clan Table Quiz in aid of Ability West Raises over €2,000

The rain certainly didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits on Thursday March 9th as the Connacht Clan (Connacht Rugby Official Supporters Club) held their annual Table Quiz in Murty Rabbitts on Forster Street in aid of Ability West who were there chosen charity for this year’s event. The action kicked off at 6pm with a live outside broadcast of “Over the Line” sports show with John Mulligan on Galway Bay FM.


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