Town 2 Town 2017 is another roaring success!

We're running out of words to describe this incredible group of people, led of course by the mighty Jonny McGailey. They cycled from Dundalk to Tralee in just two days, and finished it all off by running the Rose of Tralee 10k on the third day! We continue to be so proud and grateful that these fantastic people have chosen Friends of A as one of their three charities to benefit from their enormous challenge. The online fundraising page will remain open for the next few days if you wou...
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Black Tie Ball Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!

Tickets for our fifth annual Friends of A Black Tie Ball at the magnificent CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre in Gormanstown, Co. Meath on the 7th October 2017 are NOW ON SALE from www.FriendsofA.ie/online-store/! Ticket prices have remained the same for the fifth consecutive year at just €65 each or a table of 10 for €600. In addition, this year we have brought back our popular installment payment option, where you can pay 50% on order and the balance one month later! This installm...
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2017 Black Tie Ball Details Announced!

The fifth annual Friends of A Black Tie Ball will be held at the magnificent CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre in Gormanstown, Co. Meath (just 35mins from Dublin City Centre) on the 7th October 2017! Ticket prices have remained the same for the fifth consecutive year and go on sale on Friday 28th July at 9am, at just €65 each or a table of 10 for €600. For this fantastic price you will be treated to an elegant arrival drinks reception, sumptuous 4 course dinner, live music, dancing ...
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2016 Black Tie Ball Raffle worth over €5,000!

We are delighted to announce that prizes in our 2016 Black Tie Ball Raffle will be worth over a staggering €5,000! This year for the first time you can also purchase your raffle tickets in advance online, including anybody who may not make it on the night and would still like the chance to win one of these great prize packs! Plus, once again you can actually choose which prizes you would like to be in with a chance of winning! So whether you're a Black Tie Ball Guest or an Absent Supporter, ...
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Black Tie Ball ‘Absent-Tea’ tickets return for 2016!

Hello, is it TEA you're looking for? Due to popular demand, this year we've brought back our special Black Tie Ball 'Absent-Tea' ticket option! If you can't make it to our TEAriffic parTEA on the 8th October in the Crowne Plaza in Santry, Co. Dublin, all you beauTEAful people can still support our mighTEA cause and join us in a toast, no matter where you are in the world. Become a mini-celebriTEA and Tweet us in your pics on the day, which will be shown live on screen at the ball. The mor...
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Town 2 Town 2016 is a success!

They fought the elements, injuries and both mental and physical exhaustion, but the 20 strong brave Town 2 Town 2016 team never gave up and completed their intense Dundalk to Tralee cycle of 440km in less than 48hrs! And then if that wasn't enough, they went and ran the Rose of Tralee 10k on Sunday morning to round it off to an even 450km! There simply are no words to do this incredible group of people justice, the determination they showed in cycling across the country in weather...
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Town 2 Town

In 2015, a team of brave cyclists travelled over 440km in 2 days and made their way from Dundalk to Tralee. In the process they raised over €10,000 for Friends of A, Make-A-Wish Ireland and the Alzheimer Society of Ireland. The Town 2 Town challenge is returning this August, and will again be seeking to raise vital funds for three very deserving organisations. And the team want YOU to join them! The guys are looking for more cyclists, more support people and more craic to help get the...
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Good Luck, Cathy!!!

We would like to wish good luck to the mighty Cathy Quilter in the Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon tomorrow, 7th August! Thank you so much Cathy for taking on such a massive challenge to raise funds for Friends of A and aneurysm research! If you would like support Cathy and help her make each step of the 100km that little bit less painful, you can do so online at https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/11360292_cathy-quilter-s-100k-for-family-page.html. You can also track Cathy's progress online ...
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Exclusive Black Tie Ball Guest Accommodation Rates Confirmed!

Friends of A have negotiated special discounted accommodation rates for our Black Tie Ball guests with the Crowne Plaza and the Holiday Inn Express for the night of the ball. These special rates are exclusively for our Black Tie Ball guests, and instructions on how to avail of these rates will be emailed with each ticket order. There are only a limited number of these hotel rooms and rates available, and they are only guaranteed until the 8th of September so you'll have to act quickly if ...
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Black Tie Ball Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!

Tickets for our fourth annual Friends of A Black Tie Ball at the stunning Crowne Plaza in Santry, Co. Dublin on the 8th October 2016 are NOW ON SALE from www.FriendsofA.ie/online-store/! Ticket prices have remained the same for the fourth consecutive year at just €65 each or a table of 10 for €600. In addition, this year we are also introducing a new installment payment option, where you can pay 50% on order and the balance one month later! This installment option is available for both si...
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