Red Bow Ball in Aid of Time for Tilara takes place this Saturday

By Alan Sheehan

Joanne O'Donoghue (Midleton Park Hotel), Mark O’Sullivan (AKA Fanta, who will emcee the evening), Natasha Costa (Tilara’s Mother), Clive Read (Keary’s Garage) and Janice McConnell at the launch of the Red Bow Ball in aid of Time for Tilara on Tuesday, 30 May.

The Red Bow Ball in aid of Time for Tilara takes place in the Park Hotel on Saturday, 10 June.
The Midleton Park Hotel hosts the formal event from 9-11.30pm and will feature a champagne reception on arrival for guests, with the evening also including a five course dinner and a charity auction suitable for all budgets. The dress code is formal with a theme of red.
Mark O’Sullivan, known throughout and beyond East Cork As Fanta, will be emcee for the evening and live music will be provided by the Laughing Shamrocks.
Time for Tilara is a trust set up to raise €140,000, the costs of selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery and post-operative rehabilitation, for six-year-old Tilara Costa Holmes from Midleton who suffers from suffers from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, a condition which causes chronic pain.
More information can be found at or the Time For Tilara Facebook page.