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Hi Everyone It’s May already but we’re still waiting for the summer to arrive. After a relatively quiet spell we are starting to get a number of activities going for the rest of this Rotary year. Club Leadership Plan. Tonight we had a follow up meeting in the Castlebar Chamber offices at...

Bridie joins Rotary Castlebar

Friday 24th April, 2009



Great Aunt Bridie joins Rotary Castlebar. She was presented with her pin (visible in the photo on top of her scarf) on her recent acceptance to the club. The membership chairperson is working with her on improving her table manners for our lunch meetings. Welcome Bridie!!!!!...


Rotary Castlebar Club Leadership Plan 2009Special Member MeetingTuesday Evening 21st AprilBreaffy House Hotel6.30 pm to 8pm(meal served after meeting at 7.15pm) Hi EveryoneI am looking for every member support next Tuesday evening to help our club develop a long range plan that addresses our...


7 April - ITALY: A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) was due to arrive in Italy today to distribute 240 ShelterBoxes to those affected by the 6 April earthquake. SRT volunteers Nicola Jones (UK) and Andrew Biss (UK) left Helston HQ late on 6 April for the disaster area in a lorry loaded with 40 boxes. They...

Sacred Heart Home 24th March Visit

Tuesday 24th March, 2009



Reminder of Sacred Heart Home monthly visit, Tuesday the 24th March. The visit was postponed for St Patricks Day.All members welcome to attend. Meet at 7.00pm in the main foyer of the SHH.Photo; A resident of the Sacred Heart Home attending Joe Mulroys Rotary Party....

District Governor March Newsletter

Tuesday 24th March, 2009



Dear Fellow Rotarians March, in the Rotary calendar, is Literacy Month. I am sure that your home is much like ours - full of books, and like us, you never travel without two or three packed away. Unfortunately, for many people around the world, the simple pleasure of reading seems hopelessly out of...


The local Castlebar Rotary Club is offering a unique opportunity for an individual in the community to apply for a Rotary World Peace fellowship. Up to 110 Fellowships each year offering a Masters degree or a professional development certificate programme are offered on a competitive basis....


Request to PresidentsPlease circulate, as ‘best practice’, this bulletin to all members of your club so that all Rotarians in District 1160 have update on Rotary Foundation’s work - Rotary International’s own charity . Message from DRFC Verity:As we move towards the...

Rotary Service Governor - February Newsletter

Wednesday 25th February, 2009



District 1160 – February 2009 Newsletter from District Governor Paul Dear Fellow Rotarians February, in the Rotary calendar, is World Understanding Month. Rotary is at the forefront of World Understanding through its Peace Scholar Programme and our Foundation Projects. When we come...

Rotary Table Quiz 19th Feb in Welcome Inn

Saturday 14th February, 2009



Charity Table Quiz On Thursday 19th February the Rotary Club of Castlebar are running their annual quiz night in aid of local charities. The event will be held in the Welcome Inn at 8pm. Quizmaster is Peter Glynn, a member of the Rotary Club. Prizes galore and lots of fun, all welcome. €50 for a...


Information for Rotarians :Sent by : Maurice BrooksMessage : Karen Jones of RIBI reports:News has just broken that the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation is investing another $255 million to Rotary’s push for polio eradication. At the same time the UK government and the German government...

 Paul Hutchinson,DG attends lunch Tues 20th

Wednesday 21st January, 2009



On Tuesday 20th January, the Rotary District Governor, Paul Hutchinson and his wife will be welcomed to lunch by President John Horkan. A big attendance by members will be appreciated. Members of Council are asked to arrive in advance of the meeting to meet with Mr Hutchinson....

Sneak preview of next years Rotary Theme

Wednesday 21st January, 2009



GREETINGS FROM ROTARY INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY 2009. R. I. PRESIDENTY ELECT JOHN KENNY HAS ANNOUNCED THE NEW THEME FOR 2009/2010 AND IT IS; THE FUTURE OF ROTARY IS IN YOUR HANDS THE LOGO FOR 2009/2010 as above. Kind regards, Tom Murphy and BridgidDistrict Governor Elect District 1160...

Befriending service for older people

Wednesday 21st January, 2009



‘Good Morning Castlebar’, a telephone Befriending Service for Older People, launched for Castlebar. ‘Good Morning Castlebar’ is a high quality ‘befriending’ telephone service for older people in the community who live alone or who feel lonely or...

Art Expo Dec 08 raises over 4.5k for charity

Wednesday 21st January, 2009



Art Expo Dec 2009 raised over 4,500eur for local charities. Another successful event run by Dolores Burke and Sinead Kelleher and her committee. The organisers were happy with this years event as there was a slight worry that with the tougher economic climate proceeds would be signifigantly lower...

Christmas party cancelled

Friday 12th December, 2008



Rotary Bowling Christmas party on Friday night is cancelled in respect of the sad passing away of Geraldine Egan. Our sympathies and prayers are with Paul, Sinead and all the Egan family.


A big Castlebar group attended the Annual Rotary Conference in Sligo. 14 attendees (members and partners) attended the Sligo Rotary Conference in September. An excellent weekend was organised by Caroline Costello and John Horkan with Pat Gallagher organising the social evenings. Pat...

A Rotary Christmas party with a difference

Wednesday 03rd December, 2008



The Family of Rotary Commitee are organising a christmas party, next Friday week (12th Dec). All rotary members and their family are invited. The evening will start with Bowling and will be followed by a light dinner in Joe Mulroys Magnos.The event is starting early in the evening (time to be...


Art Expo & Sale in aid of Mayo Cancer Support Assocation (Rock Rose House)Thursday December 4th in Breaffy House Hotel, CastlebarOver 30 amateur and professional artists will exhbit. Painting exhibition by TG4 Artist Harry Feeney. Paintings starting from €200.Doors open 7.00pm,...


Dear Members Hope you are having a good month. We are having a lot activity in the club over the next few months and as always you help and support is really appreciated and valued in delivering the various projects. What Happening Sacred Heart Home Visit Caroline has given us all a real focus on this...


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