All proceeds from Roscommon Mart's Ladies Night - which was held on Monday (December 10th) - are going to Diabetes Ireland - the only national charity dedicated to helping people with diabetes.
Hosted on an annual basis, Maura Quigley - Manager of Roscommon Mart said this year's event - which raised €1,311 for the charity that provides support; education and motivation to everyone affected by diabetes - was a "resounding success", and attracted "massive numbers."
Martina Geraghty from Molloys Lifestyle Pharmacy delivered an informative talk on women’s health and nutrition, while Faye Reynolds - newly appointed Manager with Molloys Lifestyle Pharmacy briefed the audience on her new role and what services are available at the pharmacy.
Anne Harlow - Signature Flowers led a flower arranging demonstration, while Kate Glennon - beauty therapist at Rosmed Lilac Rooms and Catherine Geraghty - Director with Simone Mahler spoke about skincare and the range of Simone Mahler products and Katia - Rummage focused on furniture up-cycling.
Issuing a statement following the event, Maura Quigley thanked all sponsors of raffle prizes;
- Anne Harlow - Signature Flowers Galaxy Hair & Beauty;
- Restaurant & Rooms;
- Roscommon People;
- Mary Quigley - Weekfield;
- MGF Electrical;
- Garveys Hardware;
- Dunnes Stores;
- FBD Insurance;
- Caseys Londis;
- Bank of Ireland;
- Molloys Abbeytown - Supervalu;
- Keen Print;
- Hynes Pharmacy;
- Rosaleen Naughton;
- Church St, Molloys Lifestyle Pharmacy;
- Cllr Kathleen Shanager;
- Kate Glennon/Catherine Geraghty;
- Lilac Rooms/Simone Mahler;
- Phil Naughton-Culleen.
"Thank you to Anne Hynes for catering, Phil Naughton for the lovely home baking, the ticket sellers and everyone who helped to make the event so successful."
"Finally all of the businesses - who spoke, did demos or donated prizes for the event are all located in the town and we are very fortunate to have such a great choice of shops and businesses on our doorstep."
"Please support them by shopping local not only at Christmas but all-year-round." Maura Quigley concluded.