Mazars sponsors National Breast Cancer Research Valentines Ball

Mazars is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring The National Breast Cancer Research Institute’s 2023 Valentine’s Ball which will be held in the Ardilaun Hotel, Galway on Saturday, 18 February 2023.

The Valentine’s Ball is one of the charity’s major annual fundraising events and monies raised help to support the breast cancer research team led by Prof. Michael Kerin, based at the Lambe Institute, University of Galway. 1 in 7 women Irish women will develop breast cancer before they reach 75 with over 3,500 cases diagnosed annually. The National Breast Cancer Research Institute funded research focuses on the development and improvement of diagnostic techniques and treatment strategies, to drive real and measurable improvement in clinical outcomes for breast cancer patients.

Commenting on the sponsorship, Austin Sammon, partner in the Mazars Galway office, stated; “Mazars is delighted to support this National Breast Cancer Research Institute event. The work of the Institute is incredibly important, benefiting those impacted by breast cancer at a local and national level. For the last 20 years, the Mazars Galway office has been playing an active role in supporting the business and wider community in the county and region. We are proud to be able to lend our support to the Institute and look forward to the event, which will be an undoubted success”.

Speaking at the announcement Research Director at the charity, Prof Michael Kerin said, “We are delighted to have the support of Mazars for what is one of our most important fundraising events. National Breast Cancer Research Institute supported research has greatly improved the outcome from breast cancer and continues to enhance the application of research to patient care with the current development of the cancer centre, cell and biobank related research and better breast imaging utilising Microwave technology”.

To find out more about the vital work the Institute carries out each year, visit

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