The Respect Charity Lunch at Intercontinental Dublin began with a champagne reception sponsored by Avenue Caf? Maynooth after which guests enjoyed a four-course gourmet lunch with wines sponsored by House Dublin. ?A raffle was held to raise much-needed funds and guests included Louise Loughman, designer Lucy Nagle, Nadine King, Norah Casey, Gail Kaneswaran, Emily McKeogh, and Carmel Breheny. Respect's mission is to support and provide accommodation to people with intellectual disabilities in the Dublin area with research in the area of assistive technology, helping to enhance the quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. The Respect Charity Lunch has raised significant funds over the past number of years.