Grange and Armada Development Association (GADA)  are delighted to announce that AbbVie, Sligo are official Executive Partners of the inaugural Spanish Armada International Conference 2017, the highlight of this year’s Celtic Fringe Festival which will be held in Sligo from 22nd to 24th September 2017.

 “This vital sponsorship by AbbVie, Sligo is an endorsement of the hard work of the voluntary members of GADA in establishing Grange and the whole of the North West region as the Armada Centre for the Island of Ireland” said Chair of GADA, Eddie O’Gorman.

AbbVie, who are passionate about collaborating with others to do more in local communities have a wonderful track record, both locally and nationally in supporting community projects. This was most recently recognised at the 2016 Pharma Industry Award where AbbVie won the award for best Corporate Social Responsibility Programme 2016.

GADA are delighted that AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company with a significant presence in Sligo, has once again partnered with GADA to deliver an outstanding Festival Programme.  

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