In pictures: Kilroot Playgroup event raises funds for Ianessa

The event on Monday raised an amazing 712.
The event on Monday raised an amazing 712.

A fundraising evening at Kilroot Playgroup has raised hundreds of pounds towards treatment for a young Carrickfergus girl.

Eight-year-old Ianessa Connor will travel to Florida next month to undergo Proton Therapy after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Helping out on the night.

Helping out on the night.

The event at Kilroot, Ianessa's former playgroup, raised an amazing £712.

Her brother, Steven Connor, has thanked those who supported the event and who donated generously to the GoFundMe page.

At Kilroot Playgroup.

At Kilroot Playgroup.

Festive face-painting at the Kilroot Playgroup event.

Festive face-painting at the Kilroot Playgroup event.

Pictured at Kilroot Playgroup.

Pictured at Kilroot Playgroup.

Ianessa pictured at Kilroot Playgroup

Ianessa pictured at Kilroot Playgroup

Ianessa with Miss Teen Galaxy Ireland, Kristen Kavanagh.

Ianessa with Miss Teen Galaxy Ireland, Kristen Kavanagh.

At Kilroot Playgroup.

At Kilroot Playgroup.