As part of October being breast cancer awareness month, a special fundraising afternoon in aid of The National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) will be held at the g hotel Galway on October 22th.
Cobwebs, well-known for our collection of antique and modern jewels, are looking for young people up to the age of 18 years old to enter their 'Young Collectors Competition'. In its first year, the competition aims to celebrate and encourage young people with a passion for collecting. Cobwebs owner, Phyllis MacNamara says: “The exciting thing is it can be any kind of collection: Star Wars figures, Stamps, Clocks, Bugs... it doesn't matter as long as it’s your collection”.
The winner of the competition will have his or her collection displayed at the Irish Antique Dealers Association show at the RDS on October 5th -7th. The prize includes accommodation for the winner and their parents at a Dublin Hotel. The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday September 28th
The pendant which comprises of a white, cultured south sea pearl within an open heart of round brilliant cut diamonds, with 18ct white gold chain has being donated by Phyllis MacNamara of Cobwebs in aid of the this year's benefitting charities who include Galway Simon Community , Western Alzheimers and Life Pregnancy Care . Photo: Hany Marzouk