Longford Rose at this year’s Mother and Daughter Lunch

Ticket sales are going well for fundraising Mothers and Daughters Lunch with Mary Kennedy of RTE and with the newly crowned Longford Rose of Tralee on Sunday 22nd April

Ticket sales are going well for fundraising Mothers and Daughters Lunch with Mary Kennedy of RTE and with the newly crowned Longford Rose of Tralee on Sunday 22nd April

Longford Women’s Link (LWL), in association with the Longford Leader, are hosting their annual fundraising ‘Mothers and Daughters’ lunch in the magnificent Lough Rynn Castle in Mohill, Co. Leitrim.

Emily Hughes, the new Longford Rose of Tralee will be joining guests at the Mothers and Daughters Lunch. LWL are delighted that Emily and her mother, Margaret, will be attending and are very much looking forward to a great afternoon with friends and family at Lough Rynn Hotel.

Special Guest this year will be Mary Kennedy of RTE who will speak on her newly published book ‘Lines for Living’. The afternoon starts off with a champagne reception at 1pm in the Baronial Hall of Lough Rynn followed by lunch in the grand ballroom. There will be plenty of prizes to be won over the duration of the afternoon with lots of treats and entertainment.

One of the highlights of the afternoon will be the fashion showcase by Lure Boutique, 51 Dublin Street, Longford who will showcase their Spring/Summer 2012 collection. Introducing labels new to Ireland, such as BU Italian Knits, Armati chique dresses and Nu Danish Fashion, Lure Boutique are looking forward to a great afternoon.

By taking part in the event you will be supporting LWL to raise funds to aid their work with local Longford women. LWL services consist of a large range of education and training programs including a UCD outreach course, a community employment scheme, domestic violence support service, refugee/migrant support service, outreach and collective-action work, a wide –ranging counselling service and childcare facilities including a community crèche and mobile crèche facility. LWL are inviting women from all over the region, not just Longford, to take some time out for themselves and enjoy a relaxing lunch with their nearest and dearest. So if you enjoy putting on your ‘Sunday best’ and dining out in plush surroundings, this is the event for you. Why not treat your mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, grandmother or even a friend? Tickets at €50 each can be purchased from LWL, Lure Boutique, Farrell & Coy in Longford town and online www.longfordwomenslink.org. Contact 043 3341511 or mobile 087 7473744. Places are limited so early booking is advised. The ticket price includes lunch, entertainment, plenty of prizes, goody bags and return transport from Longford town.

You can be a part of the event by winning two tickets (worth €100). All you have to do is answer the following question:

The Mothers and Daughters Lunch is in aid of which organisation? Text COMP40 followed by your answer and your name and address to 57199. Texts cost €1 plus standard network charges. (SP Sremium 0818220818). Competition closes Thursday April 19th at 12 noon. Winners to be contacted Thursday April 19 after 4pm .