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Pat Gallaghers Presidents night is on Friday the 25th of April in the beautiful four star Plaza Hotel in Westport. The evening is shaping up to be a super night. The evening will commence with a wine reception at 8.00 with the meal at 8.30pm. There is lots of games planned for the evening and an excellent...

ONCE Movie in Linenhall Theatre

Thursday 15th May, 2008



Rotary had a change of venue for their annual Rotary Gala Movie. The movie was run, this year, in the Linenhall on Thursday evening. There was wine served in the lobby before the movie and a good crowd attended. The movie was well received - the music was excellent and some parts of the movie were quite...

 Gala Film Night in Linenhall 10th April

Wednesday 05th March, 2008



Myles Gilvarry is heading up our film-night fundraiser this year. The club has managed to get a private screening of the ONCE movie in the Linenhall Theatre on Thursday the10th April. Tickets are €20 and there will be wine before the movie. Wine served from 8pm and movie will start at...


Dolores Burke and Pat Gallagher present a cheque for €3,0175 to Mayo Autism Action at an evening meeting in Breaffy on 4th March 2008. This cheques was part of the funds from the Art Expo Sale which was run just before christmas. Padraic (Mayo Autism treasurer) and Carmel Ryan accepted the...


Nivio Magalhaes, the Ambassadorial Scholar from East Timor made an excellent presentation at Tuesdays Evening Meeting. Nivio was very warmly recieved by Rotary members. Many of the members expressed an interest in helping Nivio with a project in East Timor when he returns to his home following...


Photo: District Governor Ray Cosgrove speaking at his visit to Castlebar Rotary on Tuesday 19th February.


March 4th evening meeting - a speaker from Mayo Autism Action is due to attend lunch and give a talk on Mayo Autism and the work their organisation is doing in Mayo. At this meeting Dolores Burke and Pat Gallagher will present a cheque to the group following an Art fundraiser that was run before...


District Governor Ray Cosgrave attends Tuesday lunch (1.10pm) 19th February - lunch in Breaffy House Hotel. All members are asked to attend. Council members will meet with the District Governor at 12.40pm. District Governor will visit Turlough Park House with Pat Gallagher before lunchtime...


Rotary member Sinead Kelleher is to join a group of up to 2,000 Irish individuals who will participate in this years Niall Mellon project in South Africa. Sinead is following in the footsteps of her father Oliver Kelleher who is also due to go out this November on his fourth occasion. This year the...


At Tuesdays evening meeting Peter Glynn confirmed that over €1600 has been raised for the Rotary Charity Account from the recent fundraising Table Quiz in the Welcome Inn.Peter was congratulated and thanked by John Horkan at the meeting. Members gave Peter a big round of applause...


Ambassador Scholar Guest speaker for Tuesday evening meetingNivio Magalhaes, the Ambassadorial Scholar from East Timor is joining us on Tuesday evening as our monthly Guest Speaker. Nivio is currently studying a Master of Arts in Peace and Development Studies at the University of Limerick. He...

 Quiz Night Huge Success

Saturday 02nd February, 2008



A very large crowd attended the Rotary Quiz night in the Welcome Inn last night. Over 27 tables competed for prizes with one of the Baxter tables winning 1st prize. Peter Glynn as usual was outstanding as quiz master and ably assisted on the night by Sinead Kelleher, John McHugh, John Kilcullen and Pat...


Next week Tuesday January 5th is an evening meeting (6.30pm) and John Horkan has organised a guest speaker for the evening. The speaker is an Ambassadorial Scholar from East Timor, he presented at the Cork District Conference and he was very well-received. The club is looking forward to his talk on...


Funds raised from John Kilkellys Book Collection will go towards the Rombo project in Kenya below. This project is run by the Rotary Club Dublin Central and is recieving a lot of support from clubs in the UK and IrelandPROJECT ROMBO, KENYAPROJECT ROMBO, KENYA Location: Rombo is a village in Kenya, at...

 Big crowd at Sacred Heart Home

Friday 25th January, 2008



Well done - There was a big crowd at the Sacred Heart Home this Tuesday (22nd Jan)......I wonder was John Horkans attendance roster a factor in the good turnout ??!!!!Visiting the home on Tuesday were Joe Beirne, Paul Egan, Paddy OBrien, Vivienne Kyne, Tommy Collins, Fiona Rowland, Pat Gallagher...


Peter Glynn and his team are running a Table Quiz in the Welcome Inn on Thursday 31st January. Peter has set a substantial fundraising target for this event and is looking for our support to reach this target. The quiz team organisers are asking each member to put a team forward for the event. A team will...

 John Hanley attends Tuesday Lunch

Wednesday 23rd January, 2008



A big round of applause was given for John Hanley when he arrived at lunch yesterday. Rumour has it that the newly retired John Hanley is giving serious consideration to returning to the Rotary Club. He was accompanied by Tommy Carney. John and Tommy had just paid 9 holes of golf before lunch in the...

 A Close Friend Sadly Passed away

Monday 07th January, 2008



Rotary Member Manfred Hlubek regretfully passed away on Sunday 10th January 2008. News of his passing away so suddenly came as a shock to members. Manfred has been a committed member of rotary for a number of years and will be sadly missed by his friends. Manfred was in good spirits at our Rotary...


Sinead Kelleher is contacting all members looking for volunteers to purchase a christmas present for the Big Big Brother Big Sister organisation in Castlebar. The Big Brother Big Sister organisation has provided Rotary with a list of presents that it needs to brigten the lives of some youth in...


At Castlebar Rotarys Christmas Party last night under pressure from John Horkan, Paul Egan suggested that himself and John Kilcullen were potential contenders for the position of President. Paul Egan talked about "moving up the list". This was strongly denied by John Kilcullen. John...


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