The glamorous event takes place on November 30th.

Donegal broadcaster Andrea Gilligan has been named as this year’s celebrity guest at the North West Breast Cancer Ball.

The Ballyshannon native is the host of daily news programme ‘Breakfast Briefing’ and Sunday series ‘Between the Lines’ on Newstalk FM.

Ms Gilligan has become a strong and familiar voice on the airwaves nationally and locally. Guests at the upcoming ball can look forward to meeting Andrea and hearing her speak on the night.

Andrea Gilligan


Ms Gilligan said it was an honour to receive the invitation to attend the ball, commenting: “I was absolutely delighted to be asked to attend this year’s event and I’m really honoured to be considered as your guest of honour this year. It’s a lovely honour to be considered alongside some of your previous guests in recent years.”

The North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball takes place on 30th November at The Silver Tassie Hotel.

Tickets to this enjoyable community event are €50 and can be bought at:

  • Silver Tassie 074 9125619
  • Stateside American Restaurant 074 9113333
  • Liberty Travel 074 9188380

Money raised from the ball will fund exciting research at Breast Centre North West and support important aspects of community care including an outreach programme for those recovering from breast cancer.

The Breast Cancer Charity Ball is one of the highlights of the social calendar in the North West. It would make a fantastic Christmas night out for any business or social group.

North West Breast Cancer Charity Ball committee joined by Silver Tassie Staff for the launch of the annual ball on November 30th 2018

The evening will commence with a drinks reception at 7.15pm after which a four course dinner with wine will be served. With Noel Cunningham as Master of Ceremonies and music from the Bentley Boys, the charity ball promises to be a great night’s craic.

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