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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...

Healthy Eating Week Lets Move 15/11/2010

Tuesday 01st March, 2011



"Healthy Eating WeekJoin President Myles Gilvarry for the raising of the Rotary-HSE -Lets Move" flag at St Patricks BNS on Monday 15/11/2010 at noon.Enter at Gallows Hill to the school car park Keep up the support.Enda Kenny TD will be in attendance. Peter Glynn...

Christmas Tree Project raises €1298

Tuesday 01st March, 2011



Well done to Breda Gilvarry and her team. The Christmas Tree Project.raised €1298, which was excellent given the weather & economic conditions.

DG December Newsletter 2010

Tuesday 21st December, 2010



My Fellow Rotarians December is Family of Rotary Month and also the Festive Season The "immediate" Family of Rotary includes Rotarians’ Spouses, Partners, Children, Widows, Widowers, Grandchildren and other relatives. Also included are elderly or infirm former members....

RIBI Members Newsletter - November 2010

Monday 15th November, 2010



Interest: Club RotariansWell done to each of you for your part in the Focus on the Crocus campaign! October saw such a flurry of activity with you successfully raising the profile of Rotary, increasing our membership opportunities and of course, raising funds for End Polio Now –...


My Fellow Rotarians Welcome to the September Newsletter and if there is anything you feel you would like to see included in the future then please send your suggestion to the District Secretary at secretary@rotary.ie. September is New Generations Month: Representatives at the 2010 Council on...


The club was delighted that Mr Jack Cunningham was able to attend the Club Assembly 2010. Jack is always a very welcome visitor in Castlebar. Jack and Mazie recently attended the Wild West Party Night in Breaffy House Hotel. President Myles Gilvarry and his team laid out the Activity Plans for the...


Two weeks ago at Club Assembly, Fiona Cashin and John ODonnell were officially inducted in to the Castlebar Rotary Club in the presence of Assistant Governor Elect Mr Jack Cunningham.The members were inducted by John Horkan, Chairperson of Membership and President Myles Gilvarry.Welcome to...

Happy Birthday to Caroline Costello 

Wednesday 28th July, 2010



Recent President Caroline Costello has just celebrated a big birthday on the 27th July 2010. The club members wished Caroline well on the big occasion and a congratulatory text message was sent to her from Myles Gilvarry from the Tuesday luncheon meeting. Caroline has just recently stepped down as...


The Club members wish to pass on their best wishes to Walter Donoghue and Therese Durkan who are due to get married tomorrow, the 3rd of June in Castlebar Church and reception afterwards in Mount Falcon House Hotel.Best of luck to a great couple, have a great day!Your friends in the Castlebar Rotary...

Wild West Party Night Photos

Friday 02nd July, 2010



A big thanks to Photographer Michael Donnelly who has sent the club on a selection of photos from the Presidents Wild West Party night 2010. These photos have been added to this website (in the Photo Gallery).It was great to have Enda Kenny and his wife attend the Presidents night and a fantastic plug...

Coming soon - Presidents Night 2010

Thursday 01st July, 2010



Rotarians are asked to finalise their table numbers for Saturdays president night (19th June) asap. Tickets for the event are being co-ordinated by John McHugh and John Horkan. A large crowd is expected for the event so dont delay on finalising your tickets....

Speaker for April 27th Meeting

Wednesday 21st April, 2010



Reminder Notification:Mr Charlie Meehan, General Manager of Mayo General Hospital has kindly agreed to speak at our April 27th April Lunch meeting. A good attendance will be appreciated.


The movie will be screened in the Linenhall on April 23rd. The night will be run in aid of Rotary Charities.Wine will be served before the movie, the doors open at 7.15pm and the movie starts at 8pm sharp.Tickets are 15euro.

New Member Proposed

Wednesday 21st April, 2010



21st April 2010 A new name has been put forward for membership of the club.Details are available from the undersigned.Please contact by 4th May 2010 for any further clarification. Paddy O’Brien SecretaryRotary Club of Castlebar

Excellent Rotary weekend in Donegal

Wednesday 21st April, 2010



The Rotary Club of Castlebar had an excellent weekend in Ballyliffen in Donegal last weekend. A group of 17 had planned to travel but unfortunately with a funeral and the shutdown of airports in Europe, three of the group were unable to make it.The group stayed in Ballyliffin Lodge. The ladies...


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