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Ask the Audience: Thousandaire Night gets a Thumbs Up

Is that your final answer, John?

A large crowd gathered in the Blackrock College RFC clubhouse on Friday evening for a special fundraising event.

The game show, 'Who Wants to be a Thousandaire?' was a wonderful night's success with lots of laughs throughout and even some big winners on the evening too.

The night began with a networking event, with the game show kicking off at 830pm. In keeping with the popular Millionare television program, the Thousandaire version had all the same excitement, including phone-a-friend, familiar sound effects, along with similar shouts of winning joy and even the unfortunate experience of crushing defeat that came with an incorrect answer! With nine rounds, each offering a chance to win €1000, there were several lucky winners, with no one leaving with less than €50. Not a bad nights work!

Our €1000 winner, happily receiving his cheque.

Pappy Burke, VP of fundraising and the Thousandaire event organizer, should be proud of his efforts and those of the committee. It was a brilliant night.

Thank you to Pallas Marketing for their guidance and professionalism throughout the entire planning stages of this event.

Special thanks to our 9 major sponsors, 90+ advertisers and to our Rugby community of members and friends who came out to support the event. We couldn't run a successful fundraiser without the tremendous support we received.

Thank you to our major sponsors, each who sponsored a dedicated round during the game:

Please click on any of the above links for more information about our sponsors.

Advertisers include:



Booterstown Pharmacy

Brophy Accountants

Cafe du Journal

Cosgrave Property Developments


FPM Agencies


K Property Support Ltd


Patrick Quinlan Insurance

PDG Solicitors

Peripoli Aviation

Quality Cleaners

Reef Fashions


Walter Odlum & Co. Solicitors

Westcoast Distribution

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