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The Irish Benefit University Tour Supporting Women’s Aid – Thank You All So Much!

Ireland badge new1 Bus, 5 cities, dozens of Benebabes, hundreds of miles, thousands donated, and one AMAZING week! 

Whooooo! Thank you so much everyone that supported, donated and volunteered!

Whooooo! Thank you so much everyone that supported, donated and volunteered!

It’s hard to believe our highly anticipated Irish University Tour is over! After an amazing week of girlie fun and frolics all in the name of charity we wanted to let you in on all the amazing behind the scenes details!

We started our Tour in Limerick,with the lovely Spin South West Spinnis on hand to help us fund-raise.

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Our Benefit team were ready to Beautify the University of Limerick Students bright & early – before they were even out of bed!!

We were providing MakeUppers & Brow Services for donations to Women’s Aid!

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Some of the beautifying on the UL campus!

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We encouraged the students to write us a wee message on our message board!

That evening after waving off the Benebus we hosted an incredible Benefit Party

Some Yummy Bene-style Cupcakes from Bella's Bakery

Some Yummy Bene-style Cupcakes from Bella’s Baking

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Some of the glamorous girls singing for prizes at our Benefit University Tour!

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The total raised in Limerick was €300 – a massive Thank You to all the University of Limerick students that donated so generously!!

While in Limerick we were lucky enough to spend some time with the beautiful Limerick Roses!

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The Limerick Roses were in love with our Benebus! Pity we couldn’t fit them all in to take on tour with us!

Next Stop University College Dublin

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We were bucket shaking all day long, there are some very generous students in UCD!

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Mark was beautifying the stunning student population on UCD

After a day of liners and lipsticks, Brows and Wows we were ready to set our Benefit Party in the Student’s Union.

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Look at these amazing Benefit Treats all 100% edible and 100% delicious from BakeMyCake.ie

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We were delighted to raise €1000 for Women’s Aid in UCD! Thank you so much to everyone that supported us and donated!

Next Stop University College Cork

The Cork student population were more than willing to Get Gorgeous with Benefit! Our Benebus was the place to be on campus!

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We even have some dashing young men come along to support Women’s Aid!

The Bailey Bar was the home of our UCC Benefit Party, a lovely glam location for our more Women’s Aid fundraising!

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Michelle from Women’s Aid getting acquainted with Gabbi

We had such a fun day in Cork, we met some very generous staff and students in UCC, the response to our Benefit University Tour here was astounding.

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Massive thanks to all our Cork Benebabes, the staff & students in UCC and everyone that supported us! We are amazed at the amount raised in Cork €1200 is a staggering total! thank you all so much!

Next Stop NUIG

We were very excited to meet the Galway girls and boys at NUIG!

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The rain in Galway didn’t dampen our spirits! We had one of our most successful evening events thanks to two fabulous guests of honor.

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We were honored to have in attendance the Mayor of Galway City Cllr. Terry O’ Flaherty and Mayor of Galway County Cllr. Thomas Welby

We want to give a special thanks to all the NUIG volunteers who were invaluable on the day helping us fund-raise and spread the word!

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Galway did us proud! We raised a staggering €2135 in Galway!

Final Stop Queens University Belfast!!

The weather must have known we were sad to see the end of our University Tour, it rained all day when we were in Belfast. But that didn’t stop our Benebabes from having the time of their lives, fundraising like crazy and doing some amazing brows & make uppers.

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Roll up Roll Up the Benebus is on Campus!

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We were wrapped up warm & Beautifying Belfast!

QUB were an amazing support, offering us some fantastic volunteers that were utterly brilliant at fundraising!

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Look at these mouth watering treats from The Lily Pink Bakery and Life is Sweet both based in Belfast.

This brave boy got is eyebrows waxed if we could raise £25 in 5 minutes!

This brave boy got is eyebrows waxed if we could raise £25 in 5 minutes!

And the Belfast total is ….

The Belfast Benebabes braved the rain to raise an outstanding £1100 for Women's Aid! xx

The Belfast Benebabes braved the rain to raise an outstanding £1100 for Women’s Aid! xx

If you want to read the behind the scenes blogs from the our Tour Check them out here

University of Limerick – Sondra Kelly -What’s in my Head

University College Dublin – Aoife Valentine- A Little Infinity

University College Cork – Jennifer arthur- Wanna Find

NUI Galway – Shannon McNamee

Queens University Belfast – Gemma-Louise Bond- That Belfast Girl

 

Women’s Aid responds to over 11,000 calls annually on their National Freephone Helpline (1800 341 900), which operates 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. info@womensaid.ie

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