Category Archives: Fundraising

Bingo! Saturday 9th November 2019

Join us for a fun-filled evening of FAMILY BINGO on Saturday 9th November in Kilcornan Hall, Clarinbridge at 6:30pm.

This is our club’s biggest fundraiser, so please support! Bring the whole family, invite your friends, that crazy cousin, anybody and everybody… of all ages… is welcome!

Many thanks to our supporters who have already contributed to the 50+ fantastic prizes waiting to be won on the night!

  • Three month membership to the Kingfisher, worth €175
  • Two pairs of adult tickets to the Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle, worth €280
  • Private Sailing Lesson courtesy of the Galway Bay Sailing Club, worth €100
  • Two-course meal for two at L’Arco Restaurant in Lahinch, worth €100
  • Annual family pass to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park for 2 adults and 4 children, worth €95
  • €50 voucher Clarinbridge Garden Centre
  • €50 One-for-all voucher, donated by Frank and Kara Shortt
  • €40 Rafterys Rest voucher
  • Two Craggaunowen Family Tickets ( 2 adults & 4 children)  worth €39 each
  • The White Company, Mustique – Hand & Nail Gift €34
  • Dunguaire Castle Family Ticket (2 adults & 4 children), worth €32.50
  • 45-minute Piano Lesson for Beginner or Advanced Child or Adult worth €30 courtesy of Maryse Collins
  • Handmade Soap Company worth €35/€40
  • €35 voucher for Galway Atlantaquaria
  • Elegance Hair Salon – Wella Invigo Colour Brilliance Shampoo & Conditioner, worth €30
  • Lisa‘s Health & Beauty – Elemis pack worth €30
  • €30 cash Clarinbridge Pharmacy
  • Hair wash & blowdry from Hair Symphony Clarinbridge, worth €30
  • Carolyn Donnelly Candles worth €20
  • €100 courtesy of Barna Waste
  • Carolyn Donnelly Candle, worth €15
  • Cooney Uppercuts voucher, worth €15

And much, much more!

Prize donations can be collected by the team’s PIAs, Coach Helen or by the fundraising team, Helen van de Beek, Milena Gizinska, Jean Kearney, Kara Shortt or Maryse Collins. 


Result! Big Bluefin Table Quiz

We had a brilliant night at O’Donoghue‘s pub in Kilcolgan at the family table quiz! Team “Blue Brains” took the top prize with Anthony and Hannah Boyle, Nessa Mangan and friends on the team. A huge congratulations to all our super smart swimmers, parents, coaches and friends who participated last night!

Very special thanks goes out to Mary O’Donoghue who set the quiz and so graciously hosted us at her pub; to Madeline for designing and printing our poster and to Paul Gunning for providing the sound equipment. We would also like to thank all the parents who supplied spot prizes for the raffle, and especially to Helen Van de Beek for providing the snacks, setting up tables and organising our successful evening!

Roll on the Big Bluefin Family Bingo Night on Saturday November 9th!!!

Bluefin Table Quiz Fundraiser

Saturday 21st September 2019
in O’Donoghue’s Pub, Kilcolgan at 8pm
Table €40 (MAX 4 ADULTS) – includes finger food and spot prizes!

C’mon team… who’s in?

All donatations of spot prizes (an item or gift certificate for either a child or an adult) will be gratefully appreciated! Thank you in advance!

BIG BLUEFIN QUIZ! Saturday 11th May 2019

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the BIG BLUEFIN FAMILY TABLE QUIZ on Saturday 11th May in Kilcornan Hall, Clarinbridge at 4:30pm.

* Cake Sale * Spot Prizes * Fun & Games*

Bring the whole family, invite your friends, that crazy cousin, anybody and everybody… of all ages are welcome!

All donatations of spot prizes  (an item or gift certificate for either a child or an adult) or home baking; will be gratefully appreciated! Donations of spot prizes will be collected on Monday 29th April; Wednesday 1st May and Wednesday 8th May (or text Madeline to  arrange another time on 0872453519. Thank you in advance!