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All across Ireland, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind are organising local walks through their network of volunteers and they are inviting you to bring along your friends, family and dogs to get active in your community and support this great cause. A walk, supported by the Rotary Club of Castlebar,...


Press Release from Paul OGrady regarding forthcoming trip to setup Specialist Clinic in Somalia this October. Our annual church gate collection will make a contribution to this very worthy cause. Collection is Saturday and Sunday 17 & 18th September.GORTA (Famine in Africa) Famine has...

Upcoming Events

Friday 02nd September, 2011



Upcoming Events 9th Sept Teach Paddys Fellowship night. Food, Music, DJ and loads of fun.17th & 18th Sept Church Gate Collection (Breda Mulroy Organiser) 22nd-25th Sept District Conference, Limerick www.rotaryconference.ie Coming Soon……Car Boot Sale Golf...

Teach Paddy Kick-off Rotary year 9th Sept

Friday 02nd September, 2011



Our traditional kick off to the Rotary year. Hope to see many Rotarians, family & friends on the night. It promises to be a great night with good food and lots of craic. Henry McGlade will be playing lots of old favourites and maybe a Rotarian or two might be persuaded to sing a few tunes! Teach Paddys...


My Fellow Rotarians,We are already well into the second month of the Rotary year - a reminder to us all that Tempis Fugit. This wonderful journey that we have started together will end in a heartbeat and we need to ensure that we make good use of the time and opportunity that has beengiven to us and indeed...

Member Paul OGrady opens Sport Clinic West

Wednesday 24th August, 2011



Rotary Castlebar member, Paul OGrady and his wife Therese have recently opened a new Sports Clinic at McHale Industrial Park (next to Castlebar Mitchels/McHale Park). This new clinic will specialise in orthopaedic surgery. Paul is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with Mayo General...

Chairpersons and Council Positions 2011-2012

Wednesday 10th August, 2011



President - Fred FlynnPresident Elect - Breda Gilvarry/MulroyImmediate Past President - Myles GilvarryVice President Elect - Fiona Byrnes/CashinTreasurer - Joe BeirneSecretary - Fiona Byrnes/CashinPRO Vivienne KyneChairpersons:Membership - John HorkanCommunity - Breda...


Assistant Governor Simon Cavanagh of the Rotary Club of Athlone attended Club Assembly on the 2nd August 2011 in Breaffy House Hotel.Photo: President Fred Flynn with Assistant Governor Simon Cavanagh


Castlebar Rotary Club "Lets Move" A project addressing the phenomenon of childhood obesity in the community. Fellow Rotarians The Club has been invited to continue with the Lets Move campaign at St Patricks Boys National School in the year ahead. Thisendorsement of our unique...

Connaught vs Gloucester - Heineken Cup 

Wednesday 03rd August, 2011



Hi allOurfellow rotarians in Glouster have extended an invitation to those who would like to travel to see the above match on Saturday 17th December. They will organise tickets and will also host anyone who is travelling.Anyone that is interested please revert asap as we will need to make...

RIBI Members Newsletter - July 2011

Wednesday 03rd August, 2011



Action: Club Rotarians 2011/12 RIBI President Ray Burman, or simply Burman, as he prefers to be known, took over the reins on the 1st of July and is looking forward to meeting Rotarians from across Britain and Ireland as well as...

Leah Labels, Yvonne and John Kilcullens new shop on Bridge Street in Castlebar was officially opened by Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the 23rd Julyduring the Heart of Castlebar Festival. Following the opening by Enda Kenny, Yvonne and Ann Kilcullen and staff had an fantastic Fashion Show, previewing a...

Bike Challenge club release

Wednesday 29th June, 2011



ROTARIANS …………… LET’S MOVE to St PATRICK’S BOYS NATIONAL SCHOOL SATURDAY MORNING NEXT JUNE 25th 2011 11-12 O’CLOCK for the BIKE WEEK 60 MINUTE FUN CHALLENGE – all welcome especially the kids -boys and girls, with their bikes....


Hi Everyone, Myles’ President’s Night is on Saturday the 18th of June in the Welcome Inn. Please let me know how many tickets you will need for the night and I will send them out to you. Our target is 150 tickets giving us 15 tables of 10. So far 110 have been distributed so we don’t have...

Joining Rotary CAN make a difference

Wednesday 09th March, 2011



An excellent short video - well worth viewing if you are thinking of joining Rotary. Please visit the attached link to a video about how joining Rotary can make a Difference.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjjCoObXSe0


Global Disaster Relief Efforts Continue ShelterBox is currently helping families affected by disasters in Madagascar and New Zealand while a further ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) is due to arrive in Bolivia later on today. 400 ShelterBoxes have been sent to Madagascar after Cyclone Bingiza...

Rotary quiz for End Polio Now

Wednesday 09th March, 2011



So far, this year we raised €761 for the Rotary’s Own Charity “Thank For Life – End Polio Now”.I’d like to thank all the team that took part, our quiz master Peter Glynn and the capable score keepers, Fiona Byrne, Caroline Costello & Paul Egan.The quiz went...

Postal Survey - fund Rotarys own charity

Wednesday 09th March, 2011



I am just reminding you of the postal measurement survey that is run by PriceWaterhouseCoopers in conjuction with Rotary.PWC track the workings of An Post in a bid to see how well the postal service is running. In order to do this they are looking for people to be Droppers and Receivers in both business...

Haiti One Year On

Tuesday 01st March, 2011



Haiti earthquake, one year on Photograph: Two survivors who found shelter after the earthquake one year ago. Picture courtesy of Mark Pearson, ShelterBox. One year on from the Haiti earthquake, communities are still coming to terms with the loss of life and of livelihoods. Measuring 7.0 on the...

RIBI newsletter Feb 2011

Tuesday 01st March, 2011



How to join RotaryWe’re looking for more men and women of all ages and backgrounds to join our network of Rotary clubs throughout Great Britain and Ireland, to use their time, talents, professional skills and energy to improving the lives of people in their local communities and others...


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