The Blossom Tree Ball

Pippa and Brian will host The Blossom Tree Ball in aid of The Jenny McGovern Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Database in association with the St Vincent’s Foundation & St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Demand for tickets has been phenomenal and they are now Sold Out. We would urge people to still donate to this much needed cause.

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The Jenny McGovern Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Database

Our good friend and mentor, Jenny Taaffe, suffered a devastating diagnosis in August 2018. After the most courageous, graceful and inspirational battle she passed away on August 7th of this year, aged 41.

All proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to directly establish The Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Database in association with St Vincent’s Hospital. This is a vital tool and building block for the advancement of Pancreatic Cancer Primary Care, research initiatives and genetic advancements in the fight against this cancer.

The 2019 Ball

€101,000 raised in Aid of Variety, The Children’s Charity. Helping sick, disadvantaged and children with special needs since 1951.

The 2018 Ball

€111,000 raised for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.


In aid of The Jenny McGovern Pancreatic Clinical Database

In association with the St Vincents Foundation.

All funds donated will go directly to fund the employment of specialised clinical nurses to administer and manage the new Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Database. All funds will be managed and accounted for by the St Vincent’s Foundation, a not for profit charity organisation. All funds will be ring fenced specifically for this project and will be overseen by our external Auditor, Darren Connolly of UHY Farrelly Dawe White Limited.