Saturday, October 17, 2009

Photos from Family Remembrance Day at Bedford Row with Julieanne Dineen and local bands.

People in Limerick who have lost friends and family members to cancer remembered their loved ones at a special family remembrance day today.
The Family Remembrance Day took place in Bedford Row, With all of those attending given a pink balloon to release in their loved one’s memory.

People wrote the name of their friend or family member on the balloon before it was released into the sky at 3.45pm.October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and breast cancer survivor and chart topper, Julieanne Dineen performed her new single “River Deep, Mountain High” just before the balloons are released.
Julieanne reached the Number One spot earlier this year with her debut single, Do You Believe.

All proceeds from the new single will go towards Limerick Breast Cancer.
“Julieanne’s new release is an uplifting song about people getting on with their lives just like she’s doing after having cancer,” Said event organiser Dave Dineen . “We’re hoping to raise significant funds for Limerick Breast cancer and the balloon release is a really nice way of remembering your loved ones today.”

Two Members of popular Limerick band Seneca fresh from their 96 gig tour of the US kept the crowds entertained, The Guests and The Night Owls were the other local bands who performed in Bedford Row.
Dave and Julieanne Dineen have already raised €70,000 for cancer charities this year and hope to top the €100,000 mark by the end of the year.
They have also organised three other Limerick events due to take place in 2009 including, Lords and Ladies of the Dance (South Court Hotel, October 25th), X Factor, Sin Bin (December 4th) and Limerick Celebrities Stars in their Eyes (Molly Malones, December 18th).

Sample Photos of the day are below. For the Full Gallery Visit [ Here ]