Sixty marfan supporters shared a meal at The Mill. Proprietor, Chef, Kieran Laffan provided a splendid meal on the night. Kieran Mc Grath welcomed everybody and thanked everybody’s contribution no matter how small. Dr Jonathan Mc Guinness, Mater Hospital, Dublin and Dr John Byrne, Waterford Regional Hospital, who are both involved in Marfan research in Ireland expressed their appreciation for the financial support they receive for research. They are optimistic for the future of marfan research. They hope to publish a paper on their current research in the coming months. They said the future looked bright and encouraged all present.