New Year’s Eve ball at Radis­son

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

EV­ERY Sun­day night at Cool­era House in Rans­boro a group of lo­cals meet to dis­cuss fundrais­ing ini­tia­tives for the Mitchell Sis­ters In­de­pen­dent Liv­ing Fund.

This com­mit­tee has worked tire­lessly to or­gan­ise a num­ber of fundrais­ing drives and with €120,000 al­ready raised is well on tar­get for the €165,000 to­tal.

As joint sec­re­tary An­nette O’Car­roll says: “We have a won­der­ful com­mit­tee and our ef­forts are cul­mi­nat­ing in a New Year’s Eve Ball in the Radis­son Blu Sligo.

“Tick­ets are only €50 which is re­ally good value for a ball. We are not strict about what you wear. Con­sider it a din­ner dance. We will have a great band called Street­wise and are re­ally look­ing for­ward to an en­ter­tain­ing evening. We are en­cour­ag­ing ev­ery­one to buy tick­ets! All pro­ceeds will be go­ing to the Mitchell Sis­ters In­de­pen­dent Liv­ing Fund.”

An­nette ex­plains: “There are a num­ber of other events we want to high­light. On Fri­day 24 th Novem­ber, there will be a Mu­sic Night in Earlys pub on Bridge Street while on Sun­day 26 th Novem­ber af­ter 11am mass there will be a cake sale at Rans­boro School.

“On Sun­day 10 th De­cem­ber from 1pm-3pm there will be a Fit­ness 4Fun Chal­lenge in Strand­hill.”

Shane Martin will present, Path­ways to Health and Hap­pi­ness at the Hawk’s Well Theatre on Sun­day 17 th De­cem­ber at 8pm, en­gag­ing his au­di­ence with sto­ries, hu­mour and some of his po­ems in what will be a per­fect ap­pe­tiser to the Christ­mas sea­son.

An­nette adds: “On Wed­nes­day 20 th De­cem­ber 8pm, The Glory of Christ­mas mu­sic con­cert takes place at the Sligo Park Ho­tel and on Satur­day 23rd De­cem­ber at 8pm there will be Stars in their OWN Eyes in Collins Pub in Rath­cor­mac.

Dad Hi­lary is his daugh­ters full time carer. He says: “It’s heart­en­ing to know peo­ple are so good. I was se­ri­ously anx­ious won­der­ing how we might com­plete the build in time.”

Upon com­ple­tion, the Mitchells will be hav­ing an open day where all those con­nected and

Aoib­heann (25) and Mairead (26) Mitchell out­side their new home.

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