Stepping Out for Breast Cancer Ireland

Battle of the Stars proudly supported by The Joe Duffy Group

13th | February | 2019.

A host of well-known faces will gather in Dublin’s Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road on Saturday, 13th April 2019 for Breast Cancer Ireland’s Battle of the Stars proudly supported by The Joe Duffy Group to raise vital funds for pioneering research and awareness of breast cancer.The annual gala fundraiser will this year involve Miss Ireland Aoife O’Sullivan, editor and presenter Sybil Mulcahy, Fair City actor Ryan Andrews, broadcaster Jenny Buckley, model Kerri Nicole Blanc, social influencer and Dancing with the Starsbackstage reporter James Patrice, Limerick TD Tom Neville, GAA All Star and former Mayo footballer Dermot Flanagan, former Welsh rugby player Richard Keatley and Mr Ireland Wayne Walsh, along with a number of breast cancer survivors including 98fm news reporter Georgie Crawford. David Brookes, Frank Lennon and Mark Weir from The Joe Duffy Group will dust off their dancing shoes and return by popular demand to represent the leading motor group,who are sponsoring the event for the third time.

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Fair City actor, Ryan Andrews, editor and presenter, Sybil Mulcahy, GAA All Star and former Mayo footballer, Dermot Flanagan, breast cancer survivor, Teresa Costello, former Welsh rugby player, Richard Keatley, model Kerri Nicole Blanc, Group Communications Manager, The Joe Duffy Group, Mary Nolan, Mr Ireland Wayne Walsh, Miss Ireland Aoife O’Sullivan, Limerick TD Tom Neville, broadcaster Jenny Buckley and social influencer and Dancing with the Starsbackstage reporter, James Patrice.

Now in its 6th year, “Battle of the Stars” has become an annual event where performers dance and lip sync in front of an audience of over 450 people. RTE/2FM star Eoghan McDermott, who has taken part in the event on four occasions in the past, will MC and a celebrity judging panel will assess the entertainment value.Head judge on the night will be Dancing with the Stars judge Julian Benson and he will be joined by First Dates Ireland maître d' Mateo Saina along with other surprise judges.


For more information please contact Mary Nolan, Group Communications Manager, Joe Duffy Group/086 8272707