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BPW  Summer Lunch  25th Birthday
Friday 20th May 2011 Ardilaun Hotel

Champagne Reception 12 noon

Lunch 12.45 sharp

Tickets 55 euro

BPW Galway has formally launched their upcoming Summer Lunch details.
This glamorous event will be held on Friday 20th May in the Ardilaun Hotel.
We are delighted to announce that our main sponsors for 2011 is RDJ Glynn Solicitors - RDJ Glynn is the West of Ireland's largest commercial law firm and, as part of Ronan Daly Jermyn, is a leading Irish law firm offering specialist legal advice in diverse areas including banking, commercial transactions, property, general and commercial litigation, employment law, alternative dispute resolution and insolvency. The firm represents local, national and international clients engaged in a wide range of activities, as well as public sector bodies and government agencies. The firm's client focused approach was recognised with RDJ receiving the Chambers Europe Client Service Award for Ireland 2010.
As part of our 25 year celebration founding member and 1st President of BPW Galway Breda Ryan will unveil a plaque at the Ardilaun Hotel to commemorate 25 years of BPW meeting in Galway at the Ardilaun Hotel. 
BPW Galway is delighted to announce that the Guest Speaker this year will be Social Entrepreneur and Award-winning Business Woman – Caroline Casey.
Speaker Profile:

Caroline Casey is the founding CEO of Kanchi (formerly The Aisling Foundation) and the O2 Ability Awards and is also an international speaker and adventurer. A social entrepreneur, Caroline sits on the board for several government, business and not-for-profit organisations.
Since setting up The Aisling Foundation in 2000, with the aim of enhancing the relationship between disability and society, Caroline has received several high profile awards in recognition of her work worldwide. She was the first Irish person to be appointed a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2006 and was awarded an honorary doctorate from NUI Ireland in the same year. In 2006 she also became the first Ashoka fellow from Ireland and the UK and received the Eisenhower Fellowship. In 2007, Caroline was invited back to the World Economic Forum in Davos, where she presented on a variety of issues relating to the area of disability.  International interest in the O2 Ability Awards, which were launched in 2004, will see them replicated in Spain later this year, through O2's parent company Telefonica. A former management consultant with Accenture, Caroline is visually impaired to the degree that she is registered as legally blind.

If you would like Caroline to speak for your organisation as part of a conference, staff seminar, training programme or roundtable please contact her agent Frances Keane, Personally Speaking Ltd, 00 353 1 4750 360, email:

Personally Speaking
‘providing international speakers that make a real difference’

BPW Galway is happy to announce that Enable Ireland (Galway) has been nominated as the main charity who will receive funds generated by the raffle at the summer lunch.   Enable Ireland provides therapy and services for children and adults with physical disabilities throughout Ireland, In Galway the Children’s Centre and Hydrotherapy Pool  on the Seamus Quirke Rd provides essential services to children across Galway. These services are provided free of charge.  Money raised through the BPW raffle will go towards the provision and development of these services in Galway providing vital support and intervention to children and their families. Working in partnership with parents we make a difference to the lives of children with physical disabilities in our local community in Galway, enabling them to achieve maximum independence, choice and inclusion in their community.  All money raised and donated to Enable Ireland locally is used to provide and develop services locally in Galway.

So ladies, book your tickets, get the summer dress out of the wardrobe and get ready to celebrate BPW Galway 25th birthday in style.
For further information and ticket bookings please contact – please find booking form attached:

Attracta Real – 087 2901575
Address: 56 Westbrook, Barna Road Galway

BPW Galway look forward to meeting you there.

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