Today is international Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. 

To mark the festivities around International Women’s Day, a fund raising lunch for Rock Rose House and Mayo Pink Ribbon is being hosted by Soroptimists International Castlebar on Saturday next (March 11th) .

The event takes place at 1.30pm in Breaffy House Hotel.

Soroptimists International is a voluntary organisation that works to transform the lives and status of women and girls through education, empowerment and enabling opportunities.

Derville Rowland, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, and a Castlebar native, is the main speaker at Saturday’s  event that includes music, food, stylists and more.

Ann O’Sullivan is the President Soroptimists International Castlebar and she has been telling Midwest News Editor Teresa O’Malley more about Saturday’s celebration…



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