It’s the heart of the Summer festival season and the racing event of the year each July/ August is Galway Race Week. This can only mean great racing, fashionable dress, stunning headpieces, patrons punting and music throughout the week in the Summer air. One event that Barry’s Hair & Beauty are looking forward to is Racing for Rosabel taking place on Tuesday 31st July from 12.30pm to 3.00pm in The Skeff Late Bar, Eyre Square, in aid of Rosabel’s Rooms. Barry’s are delighted to be sponsoring the Most Stylish headpiece which will be judged by the stylish Louise Allen who is not a stranger to winning best dressed competition and top male style influencer Stuart Select Style.
Fashionistas and style enthusiasts will have the opportunity of getting the lowdown on dressing for ladies’ day from Louise and Stuart along with Galway’s finest milliner Gillian Duggan. TV3 Stylist Caroline Downey will be on hand putting the style panel through their spaces asking the questions all the ladies and gents of country want to know on that winning look.
“Racing for Rosabel” is going to be simply the most amazing afternoon of tips from Ireland’s top jockey’s Robbie Power and Leigh Roche hosted by Boyle Sports Director of Communications Leon Blanche. Joining these top racing pundits will be Galway footballer Paul Conroy on the back of winning the Connacht Football final with ex-footballer Michael Meehan who will be giving their ways of picking their winning horses.
Guests will be entertained by Paul Gaughan while enjoying delicious treats from the Skeff Kitchen and a whiskey and bubbles welcome drinks reception. The event is to raise money for Rosabel’s Rooms a charity established by parents Suzanne McClean and Gary Monroe in memory of their beloved daughter Rosabel who died suddenly and unexpectedly in April 2017, aged only sixteen months. Rosabel’s Rooms will be a family- focused bereavement suites in hospitals around Ireland designed and developed on collaboration with the design and Dignity project at the Irish Hospice Foundation. Rosabel’s Rooms will also be providing therapeutic and financial supports for individuals impacted by child loss. The Room – to-heal fund will provide direct financial support for families in the aftermath of child loss, assisting families to take time off work, pay for the funeral costs etc.
Vicky, manager at Barry’s Hair & Beauty Studio said; “We are so delighted to be involved with Racing for Rosabel and raising funds for Rosabel’s Rooms. Galway Races is such a crazy week for us in the studio, so I am really looking forward to attending Racing for Rosabel and enjoy the festival fun. The fact that is also raising money for Rosabell’s Rooms makes it an even more heart warming event. We have so much respect for Gary and Suzanne Monroe, what they have done since the loss of their daughter has been extraordinary. We are looking forward to a fantastic day.”
Racing for Rosabel tickets are now on sale at the Skeffington Arms Hotel Eyre Square, Galway and on Eventbrite.ie. For more information go to www.theskeff.ie or call Nicola, 091 563173.
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