Having a Ball: 1. Karen Millen; 2. Jane Given and Annette Rocca; 3. Celia Holman-Lee. (Pix. Kieran Harnett)
Over 300 guests including many celebrities attended the Annual MAXTRAVAGANZA Ball at Fitzpatrick’s Killiney Castle in aid of the Baby Max Wings of Love fund. Organised by Max’s parents and founders of the charity, Declan Donnelly and Darina Ní Chuinneagáin with Max’s God Mother, Máire NíChuinneagain, the atmosphere from beginning to end was electric with the wonderful Miriam O’Callaghan playing a remarkable job as MC.
Guests in attendance included Brent Pope, Paul and Lisa Fitzpatrick, Debbie O’ Donnell, Baz and Tanya Ashmawy, Ian Galvin, Aisling O’ Loughlin and Celia Holman-Lee.
The Auction was conducted by Baz Ashmawy who managed to get most to dig deeper in to their pockets for items including Dinner for 6 with Kevin Dundon in your home sponsored by himself, SuperValu Mount Merrion and On the Grapevine wines.
The Prickly Pears Band took over to round off the evening and dancing continued ‘til the early hours! Guests were in very high spirits and delighted leaving with their goody bags from title sponsor, Cocoa Brown Tan by Marissa Carter.